Who’s Killing Civilians In Syria?
A look at the data behind the headlines of what the UN calls the “world’s largest humanitarian crisis”
2011 – 2016: Who’s Killing Civilians In Syria?
One of the barrel bombs fell through a shaft in their home, filling the ventilation with chlorine as it broke open. Their basement became a makeshift gas chamber.
Dr Mohamed Tennari 32 years old, Idlib [as told to Syrian American Medical Society]
2011 – 2016: Who’s Killing Children In Syria?
I was captured by the police and put in prison for 22 days. I was tortured and I saw children dying. I’ve got scars on my feet, chest and back. There were hundreds of us in prison – I was in a big cell with the other children. The youngest ones were nine or ten, they had been captured. I was beaten up every day, and they used electricity too.
Moussa, 15, [as told to Save The Children]
2011 – 2016: Who’s Killing Women In Syria?
I used to hear a woman screaming. [Maisa saw the woman, handcuffed and naked, alone in a cell]. Once they brought her to our cell and made her beat the other women. Her body was defaced. It was all blue.
Maisa, 30 year old Nurse from Damascus, [as told to Human Rights Watch]
2011 – 2016: Who’s Torturing Civilians To Death In Syria?
The more I screamed and cried, the more he was aroused. After he finished [molesting me], he kept beating me on my feet. I fell down on the ground. He kicked me with his boots. For seven days, I couldn’t walk on my feet.
Layla, 21 years old imprisoned by the Syrian Government, [as told to Humans Right Watch]
2011 – 2016: Who’s Killing Media Activists In Syria?
My camera is my weapon against the regime.
Noureddine Hashim, 21. Killed by Government shelling [as told to The Committee to Protect Journalists]
2011 – 2016: Who’s Killing Medics In Syria?
I don’t get how a pilot presses the button to bomb a hospital. How does he sleep, how does he eat? And then he comes back and bombs the people who are trying to help the victims.
Dr. Saoud, Idlib [as told to the New York Times]