In this article for The Times, CIC senior fellow Hanny Megally and co-authors denounce the treatment of Syrian children.

Sep 22, 2021
Hanny Megally
Syria
Humanitarian Crises

In this Reuters article, CIC deputy director & senior fellow Hanny Megally was interviewed about the latest concerning updates from the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria.

Sep 14, 2021
Hanny Megally
Syria

CIC non-resident fellow Tayseer Alkarim co-authored an article at BMJ Global Health detailing the WHO mandate, and principles to guide a reform of the organization.

Aug 05, 2021
Tayseer Alkarim
Syria

CIC deputy director Paige Arthur spoke with TechMonitor about new, automated strategies to monitor conflict zones for humanitarian purposes.

Aug 05, 2021
Paige Arthur
Syria

Nearly two years after the Islamic State’s (IS) fighting forces were dislodged from their final hideout in Baghouz, Syria, the northeast (NE) region remains highly insecure. Numerous state actors with a stake in the future of Syria either maintain a troop presence in the NE or are providing financial and logistical support to proxies or other non-state actors. The resulting conflicts paint a worrying picture for the future of the NE and its residents.

Mar 22, 2021
Hanny Megally , Jasmine M. El-Gamal
Middle East, Syria

The event will discuss the resort to violence and violent extremism in Northeast Syria based on a new report entitled “Preventing the Re-emergence of violent extremism in Northeast Syria.” This report was produced as a joint collaboration by the National Agenda for the Future of Syria Programme (NAFS) at UN ESCWA and the Center on International Cooperation at New York University.

Mar 25, 2021
Middle East, Syria

CIC senior fellow Hanny Megally ​was interviewed on RÚV, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, about the new report published by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria.

"People are taken and punished for expressing themselves, for being in opposition, for having different points of view and so on. It's quite clear. But people are also taken hostage arbitrarily, as a bargaining chip to try to get others to give up or to get money, " Megally told RÚV. 

Mar 17, 2021
Hanny Megally
Syria
Humanitarian Crises

CIC senior fellow Hanny Megally, and UN-appointed independent rights investigator, was interviewed on the UN Weekly News Podcast about the latest report by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria.

"We are prioritizing, of course, a way to stop the conflict, now, immediately. So that people can begin to tackle the real problems that they're facing, to live within a country that has been over 10 years," Megally said.

Listen to the full episode here.

Mar 04, 2021
Syria

TRT World interviewed Hanny Megally, CIC senior fellow and member of the UN Syria Commission of Inquiry, about a new report on continued violence by armed actors after the ceasefire in March.

"It's really not safe for the Syrian civilian population anywhere in the country," Megally told TRT. "In the government-controlled areas, we're seeing detentions, disappearances, deaths in custody, torture."

Watch the full interview at TRT World here.

Sep 17, 2020
Syria

Voice of America interviewed Hanny Megally, CIC Senior Fellow and member of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria, about human rights violations in Idlib.

"Within that we found that war crimes were committed, were likely to have been committed by both the Syrian air force and by the Russian air force," he said. "We document two incidents in the report, where we think it was Russian airplanes that conducted those attacks. And, we explain why we think it was the Russians, rather than the Syrians."

Jul 07, 2020
Syria
Humanitarian Crises

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