BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA. Sarajevo. December 14, 2016. A Bosnian woman holds a banner during a solidarity rally. Up to a thousand people gathered in Sarajevo, a city that became synonymous with civilian suffering during the Balkan wars of 1990′s, to express solidarity with the civilian victims of Aleppo.
From Colorado to Kuwait, protestors around the world are demanding a halt to the violence in Aleppo.
U.N. commission investigating human rights abuses in Syria says it is
“imperative” to ensure that civilians are granted safe passage out of
Commission of Inquiry says the Syrian government and its allies now
bear primary responsibility for preventing rights violations and
reprisals in the area.
said Wednesday that “numerous reports of violations perpetrated by
pro-government forces continue to emerge, including summary executions,
arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances and forced conscription.”
a statement issued in Geneva, the group said it also “received
allegations” that opposition groups, including Ahrar al-Sham and the
al-Qaida-linked Fatah al-Sham Front, were preventing civilians from
leaving and embedding fighters among civilians, putting the civilians at
Around 200 people in Beirut marched in silence from the Foreign Ministry in Achrafieh toward the Interior Ministry in Hamra Monday July 18, 2016 to denounce discrimination in light of the recent spate of attacks and measures against Syrians in the country. Protesters held banners reading: “Discrimination threatens civil peace” and “Curfews are forbidden."
Lebanon hosts around 1.1 million Syrians in camps across the country, since the Syrian crisis erupted in 2011.
Boston stands in solidarity with Syria! U.S. out now! September 24, 2016.
Protesters in downtown Boston say NO to U.S. imperialism’s war on Syria! They declared that U.S. imperialism’s vicious predatory conquest masquerading as humanitarianism is a sick and cruel hoax. We remember Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Haiti, etc, etc, etc. We won’t be fooled. Self-determination for Syria NOW! U.S. hands off!
TURKEY. Istanbul province. Istanbul. December 14, 2016. People wave Turkish and Free Syrian Army flags during a gathering before the departure of a Syria-bound aid convoy carrying humanitarian supplies.
Medals lie on the ground after being discarded by military veterans in protest at the UK’s intervention in the Syrian war outside Downing Street, London. The demonstration was led by Daniel Denham, who served in the RAF. Holding up his medals, he said: “If you look close enough at these medals, you can see the reflections of dead Iraqis. You can see the embers of Libya. And you can see the faces of the men and women of the British armed forces who didn’t return and also those who did with lost limbs and shattered souls. I no longer require these medals”.
SYRIA, Douma : Syrian children wearing orange jumpsuits stand inside a cage on February 15, 2015 placed near the debris of a building destroyed
in bombardment by Syrian government forces on the rebel-held Damascus
subrb of Douma, during a protest to denounce the continuing killing of
civilians in the Syrian conflict and the failure of the international
community to stop the carnage. During the protest organised by Syrian
activists, the children were immitating Jordanian air force pilot Maaz
al-Kassasbeh, who was reportedly burned alive by jihadists from the
Islamic State (IS) group, an act that was condemned by Muslim and
Western leaders. AFP PHOTO / ABD DOUMANY