The former judge, who holds an international law degree from The Hague University of Applied Sciences, defected from the Assad government in 2012. Now in the Idlib town of Salqin, he helps the Syrian Civil Defense and other local organizations document hu
The Syrian government and its allies carried out “24 attacks” on medical facilities in April alone, “killing 10 health workers and injuring 16,” the Syrian American Medical Society announced in a recent statement.
AMMAN: A missile struck a small encampment for displaced Syrians, igniting a fire that burned through 90 percent of the camp and has left more than 200 families with nowhere to live, the camp’s director and the Idlib Civil Defense told Syria Direct on Thu
The local council in a rebel-held town in Idlib province around 30km from the provincial capital, announced that their city was “doomed” on Monday, after an intense regime and Russian bombing campaign left much of Jisr a-Shughour residential areas destroy
AMMAN: More than a dozen reported Russian airstrikes destroyed three hospitals across northwestern Syria in less than 24 hours, as local administrators told Syria Direct on Thursday that “there is no such thing as a safe hospital.”
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