Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Homs province: An unknown gunman assassinated the Jesuit father Francis Vanederlcht in Jesuit fathers’s house in Bustan Al-Dewan neighborhood in the besieged Homs. The father refused to leave the besieged neighborhoods of Homs before evacuating all the Christians from these neighborhoods. Read more
We, the Commission of Humanitarian Relief and Support in the Democratic Autonomous Administration of the Kurdish Cantons (Jazira, Kobani and Efrin), welcome UN Security Council Resolution 2139 to boost humanitarian aid access in Syria. We hereby commit to facilitate the implementation of the Resolution 2139 and the 2 October 2013 statement by the President of the Security Council (S/PRST/2013/15) including through facilitating the expansion of humanitarian relief operations, in accordance with applicable provisions of international humanitarian law and the UN guiding principles of humanitarian emergency assistance. Read more
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for Saturday 05/04/2014, approximately 295 people killed in Syria.The dead : 60 civilians ( 11 children, 5 women, 1 teenager ), 80 rebels, 35 non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 33 NDF, 51 Regular forces, 8 ISIS, 12 unknown rebels, 15 non-Syrian fighters allied to regime forces ( including fighters from Abo Al-Fadel Al-Abas brigade ).
Firat: Turkish hands in Kobanê attack, says YPG: People’s Defence Units (YPG) Press Office has said in a written statement that the Turkish army is supporting the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham) gangs attacking Kobanê.
According to the statement, two armored vehicles of the Turkish military has launched a rocket targeting the YPG base in the village of Girsor in the border region.
The attack has reportedly left no casualties. Read more
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: al-Raqqa province: Kurdish sources reported to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the ISIS issued a warning to the residents of the al-Sha’ba, Shat al-Rahman and al-Hijazi villages of south western Reef Tal Abiad city which is mainly inhabited by Syrian Kurds and gave them until Saturday to leave their villages. The ISIS bombarded villages in western Reef Tal Abiad city.
Hama province: Regular forces bombarded areas in the Mourk town and other areas in northern Reef Hama after midnight which led to several injuries. Reports that 6 civilians from one family, including 4 children and 1 woman, were killed by pro-regime militants in the Abu Darda village of Reef Hama. Read more
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: More than 150,000 were killed since the beginning of the Syrian uprisings. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented the death of 150,344 persons as of 18/03/2011 which witnessed the fall of the first martyr in Dera’a, and until 31/03/2014.
The casualties are as follows:
Civilians: 51,212 civilians including 7,985 children and 5,266 women
Rebel and islamic fighters: 24,275
Defected soldiers and officers: 2,286 Read more
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for Monday 31/03/2014, approximately 252 people killed in Syria. The dead : 48 civilians ( 5 children, 2 women, 1 teenager ), 111 rebels, 21 non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 27 NDF, 33 Regular forces, 18 unknown rebels, 11 non-Syrian fighters allied to regime forces ( including fighters from Abo Al-Fadel Al-Abas brigade ), 1 Hezbollah.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for ?Sunday 30/03/2014, approximately 165 people killed in Syria. The dead : 25 civilians ( 3 children, 6 women ), 48 rebels, 18 non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 18 ISIS, 27 NDF, 38 Regular forces, 14 unknown rebels, 6 non-Syrian fighters allied to regime forces ( including fighters from Abo Al-Fadel Al-Abas brigade ), 2 Hezbollah.
By province : Aleppo ( 11 civilians, 6 Rebels ), Reef Dimashq ( 3 civilians ), Dera’a ( 5 civilians, 1 rebel ), Idlib ( 1 civilian, 2 rebels ), Homs (1 rebel?1 civilian ), Lattakia ( 5 rebels ), Der-Ezzor ( 3 )civilians ), Hama ( 1 civilian, 1 rebel ) , Damascus ( 1 civilian) Read more
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Final death toll for ?Saturday 29/03/2014, approximately 236 people killed in Syria. The dead : 31 civilians ( 3 children, 6 women ), 69 rebels, 22 non-Syrian Islamic fighters, 14 ISIS, 31 NDF, 48 Regular forces, 11 unknown rebels, 7 non-Syrian fighters allied to regime forces ( including fighters from Abo Al-Fadel Al-Abas brigade ), 3 Hezbollah.