Syria

Syria: UN team must get full access to investigate ‘chemical weapons’ claim

In response to the publication of a series of videos apparently showing that chemical weapons have killed scores of civilians, including many children, on the outskirts of Syria’s capital Damascus, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui said:“The allegations of use of chemical weapons against Syrian civilians, which Amnesty International has not been able to verify independently, underscore the urgent need for the United Nations team currently in Syria to have a full mandate and unimpeded access to all locations to investigate these and any other incidents of alleged use of chemical weapons.” In response to the publication of a series of videos apparently showing that chemical weapons have killed scores of civilians, including many children, on the outskirts of Syria’s capital Damascus,

Las autoridades sirias, decididas a silenciar a los activistas con cargos falsos de “terrorismo” - 20 August 2013

Headline Title:  Gobierno sirio silencia activistas con cargos falsos de “terrorismo” El juicio que se celebra mañana en Siria contra cinco activistas pacíficos por cargos de “terrorismo” es una prueba más de la represión creciente y sistemática ejercida contra todo el que habla púb El juicio que se celebra mañana en Siria contra cinco activistas pacíficos por cargos de “terrorismo” es una prueba más de la represión creciente y sistemática ejercida contra todo el que habla públicamente contra las violaciones de derechos humanos en el país. Media Node:  syria_es Story Location:  Syria 35° 21' 41.6844" N, 38° 3' 23.9076" E “El gobierno sirio no debe utilizar esta legislación antiterrorista excesivamente amplia para castigar a activistas de derechos humanos pacíficos por su legítima labor. Las autoridades deben retirar todos los cargos contra estos cinco activistas y liberar a Mazen Darwish, Hussein Gharir y Hani al Zitani de inmediato y sin condiciones.” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, directora adjunta del Programa de Amnistía Internacional para Oriente Medio y Norte de África. URL:  Syria: Rights activists face terrorism charges Description:  Declaración pública, 17 de mayo de 2013 URL:  Journalists targeted in ongoing conflict in Syria Description:  Noticia, 3 de mayo de 2013 URL:  Matar al mensajero: Los periodistas, en el punto de mira de todas las partes en el conflicto de Siria Description:  Informe, 3 de mayo de 2013

Syrian authorities determined to silence activists with bogus ‘terrorism’ charges - 20 August 2013

Headline Title:  Syrian authorities determined to silence activists with bogus ‘terrorism’ charges The trial of five peaceful activists in Syria on “terrorism” charges tomorrow is further evidence of the increasing and systematic repression against anyone speaking out against human rights violat The trial of five peaceful activists in Syria on “terrorism” charges tomorrow is further evidence of the increasing and systematic repression against anyone speaking out against human rights violations in the country. Media Node:  syria Story Location:  Syria 35° 21' 41.6844" N, 38° 3' 23.9076" E “The Syrian government should not use its overbroad terrorism law to punish peaceful human rights activists for their legitimate work. The authorities must drop all charges against these five activists and release Mazen Darwish, Hussein Gharir and Hani al-Zitani immediately and unconditionally. ” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Syria: Rights activists face terrorism charges Description:  Public statement, 17 May 2013 URL:  Journalists targeted in ongoing conflict in Syria Description:  News story, 3 May 2013 URL:  Syria: Shooting the messenger: Journalists targeted by all sides in Syria Description:  Report, 3 May 2013

الأردن: منع لاجئين سوريين بينهم أطفال من دخول البلاد - 19 August 2013

Headline Title:  الأردن: منع لاجئين سوريين بينهم أطفال من دخول البلاد قالت منظمة قالت منظمة العفو الدولية، عقب عدم السماح لعائلات تضم أطفالاً صغاراً مع عشرات الأشخاص الآخرين بعبور الحدود في الأيام الأخيرة، إنه يتعين على السلطات الأردنية عدم منع أي شخص يفر من النزاع في الجارة السورية من دخول البلاد  Media Node:  Syria Jordan border crossing AR Story Location:  Jordan 32° 35' 6.612" N, 36° 2' 11.508" E “لا ينبغي منع الأشخاص الفارين من سورية من الدخول بصورة مؤقتة، نظراً لأن هذا يعرض حياتهم للخطر. والأردن ملزم بمقتضى القانون الدولي بأن يضمن بقاء حدوده مفتوحة لاستقبال اللاجئين” Source:  سعيد بومدوحة، المدير بالوكالة لبرنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في منظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Tue, 20/08/2013 URL:  A visit to the Za’atri camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan Description:  Blog, 15 July 2013 URL:  Syria’s internally displaced – ‘The world has forgotten us’ Description:  Feature, 20 June 2013 URL:  Syria: No respite for the millions displaced by the conflict Description:  Briefing, 20 June 2013 URL:  More than 1.3 million refugees from Syria in dire need of increased international support Description:  News story, 24 April 2013

الأردن: منع لاجئين سوريين بينهم أطفال من دخول البلاد

قالت منظمة العفو الدولية، عقب عدم السماح لعائلات تضم أطفالاً صغاراً مع عشرات الأشخاص الآخرين بعبور الحدود في الأيام الأخيرة، إنه يتعين على السلطات الأردنية عدم منع أي شخص يفر من النزاع في الجارة السورية من دخول البلاد  قالت منظمة

Des enfants figurent parmi les réfugiés syriens qui se voient opposer un refus d’entrée sur le territoire jordanien

Les autorités jordaniennes doivent accueillir sur leur territoire quiconque fuit le conflit armé qui déchire la Syrie voisine, a déclaré Amnesty International après avoir constaté que des familles avec de jeunes enfants figuraient parmi les très nombreuses personnes contraintes d’attendre à la frontière ces derniers jours. Les autorités jordaniennes doivent accueillir sur leur territoire quiconque fuit le conflit armé qui déchire la Syrie voisine, a déclaré Amnesty International après avoir constaté que des familles ave

Jordania niega la entrada a refugiados sirios, incluidos menores de edad

Las autoridades jordanas no deben negar la entrada a ninguna persona que huya del conflicto armado en el vecino país de Siria; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional al saber que hay familias con niños de corta edad entre las decenas de personas obligadas a esperar en la frontera. Las autoridades jordanas no deben negar la entrada a ninguna persona que huya del conflicto armado en el vecino país de Siria; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional al saber que hay familias co

Jordan: Children among Syrian refugees denied entry

The Jordanian authorities must not deny entry to anyone fleeing the armed conflict in neighbouring Syria, Amnesty International said after families with young children were among scores of people forced to wait at the border in recent days.   

Jordan: Children among Syrian refugees denied entry - 19 August 2013

Headline Title:  Jordan: Children among Syrian refugees denied entry The Jordanian authorities must not deny entry to anyone fleeing the armed conflict in neighbouring Syria, Amnesty International said after families with young children were among scores of people f The Jordanian authorities must not deny entry to anyone fleeing the armed conflict in neighbouring Syria, Amnesty International said after families with young children were among scores of people forced to wait at the border in recent days.  Media Node:  Syria Jordan border crossing Story Location:  Jordan 32° 35' 6.612" N, 36° 2' 11.508" E “Persons fleeing Syria should not be denied entry even on a temporary basis as this puts their lives in danger. Jordan has an obligation under international law to ensure that its borders stay open to receive refugees” Source:  Said Boumedouha, Acting Director of Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Programme Date:  Tue, 20/08/2013 URL:  A visit to the Za’atri camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan Description:  Blog, 15 July 2013 URL:  Syria’s internally displaced – ‘The world has forgotten us’ Description:  Feature, 20 June 2013 URL:  Syria: No respite for the millions displaced by the conflict Description:  Briefing, 20 June 2013 URL:  More than 1.3 million refugees from Syria in dire need of increased international support Description:  News story, 24 April 2013

صور الأقمار الصناعية لحلب تظهر الدمار والنزوح الجماعي بعد مرور عام

تبيِّن صور جديدة التقطتها الأقمار الصناعية أحدث الأدلة على أن استمرار النزاع المسلح في سورية يؤدي إلى انتهاكات هائلة لحقوق الإنسان ضد السكان المدنيين، الذين يتحملون الخسارة الأكثر فداحة جراء تصاعد العنف والنزوح والأزمة الإنسانية   تبيِّن صور جديدة التقطتها الأقمار الصناعية أحدث الأدلة على أن استمرار النزاع

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