Death Notifications in the Syrian Arab Republic

Publication: Report

In the wake of recent information released in bulk by the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic on the deaths of numerous detained and/or missing persons, the Commission of Inquiry[1] stresses the need to account for the fate and whereabouts of detained and missing individuals countrywide.

The Commission further recommends a number of essential steps to address the most pressing concerns of both the victims and their families on this matter, including acknowledging the truth about how victims perished and revealing the whereabouts of their remains.

Download the full report from UN Human Rights Council

[1] The Commissioners are Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro (Chair), Karen Koning AbuZayd, and Hanny Megally.

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