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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Syria.

Subjects:

  • Scientists -- Political aspects -- Syria.,
  • Human rights -- Syria.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNational Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Committee on Human Rights.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ149.S95 S25 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 65 p. ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1445412M
LC Control Number93083629

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In the early 's, Syria's powerful army and prevasive security apparatus crushed opposition to the regime of Hafez Asad with great violence, killing at le citizens and jailing thousands more. This report charges that in the intervening years, the government's respect for fundamental human rights has barely improved. Warring parties in the Syrian conflict continue to disregard human rights and humanitarian law protections. Over , have died since The Syrian government, with the support of its allies.   The perfidious role of ‘human rights’ organizations in the war on Syria has been exposed again with the Amnesty International report on Syria for /18, followed by an equally tendentious article in the Melbourne ‘Age’ newspaper by Claire Mallinson, Amnesty’s national director for Australia. Claire Mallinson, national director of Amnesty International Australia. "Democracy Now!" speaks to Peter Bouckaert, Human Rights Watch's emergencies director. He has spent the last few months in the Balkans and Greece speaking to refugees coming mostly from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq.

  The world is facing the largest refugee crisis since World War II. Over 4 million Syrians have fled their country due to conflict and persecution, and million are displaced within Syria in need of humanitarian assistance. We’re pressing the U.S. government to demonstrate global leadership to improve access to protection for Syrian refugees by leading an effort to meet the United Nations. 9 hours ago  The Turkish-occupied area remained generally calm on Wednesday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. However, explosions hit various parts of Syria including the Kurdish-majority.   The perfidious role of ‘human rights’ organizations in the war on Syria has been exposed again with the Amnesty International report on Syria for /18, followed by an equally tendentious article in the Melbourne ‘Age’ newspaper by Claire Mallinson, Amnesty’s national director for Australia. In the name of human rights these organizations have actually worsened the crisis in Syria. Read more about this on Questia. Syria (sēr´ēə), officially Syrian Arab Republic, republic ( est. pop. 18,,), 71, sq mi (, sq km), W borders on Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea in the west, on Turkey in the northwest and north, on Iraq in .