Jabhat Al-Nusra publically executes two men in Yarmouk

Jabhat Al-Nusra, which continues to occupy 60 percent of Yarmouk, executed on December 10th two residents of the camp. In what was its first execution of the kind, Zakariah Mir’i and Shadi Abu Siam were publically executed on charges of blasphemy. This gruesome act is further evidence, as though any were needed, of Nusra’s barbarity. […]

Faces of Our Dead: Photos of the Palestinians tortured to death by Syrian regime

There have been at least 265 Palestinians tortured to death by the Syrian regime. Hundreds of others remain vanished. No editorializing. No moral indignation. Here are the faces of 56 of the Palestinians who have been tormented to death: -Khaled Bakrawi -Hassan Hassan -Husam Al Din Al Numeri – -Mustafa Al Aide -Salah Rashdan “Abu Omar” -Natheer Mohammad Al-Mo’ty […]

Manufactured Drought: Yarmouk without water for 10 days

Water has been cut off entirely in Yarmouk refugee camp for 10 days. As I’ve already written about, the Syrian regime has engineered a drought since June that has compounded the anguish of the those still trapped inside the camp. Limited water services were turned on for only a couple hours every few days. However, water […]

6 Palestinians tortured to death in the past week

Six Palestinians have been tortured to death by the Syrian regime in the past week. This follows the 30 Palestinian deaths by torture documented in August. Altogether, there have been over 250 Palestinians slaughtered in this manner by the Syrian regime. Here are the names of the six Palestinians tormented to death in the past week: -Mohammad […]

28 Palestinians tortured to death in August alone.

There are now at least 28 Palestinians that have been tortured to death by the Syrian regime. Both Palestinian human rights organizations in Syria (Action Group for Palestinians in Syria & Palestinian League for Human Rights-Syria) have documented these deaths. 2465 Palestinians have died during the course of the Syrian war so far. Over 250 of them have died by […]

A Palestinian has been tortured to death every day of this month

A Palestinian has been tortured to death in a Syrian regime prison every single day of this month so far. Yarmouk has been under a complete siege for over 400 days, a drought manufactured by the regime taunts it daily while what is left of its inhabitants remain trapped with no medical aid or basic […]

At least 8 Palestinians tortured to death in the last week

There are 2,433 documented Palestinian casualties of the Syrian war so far, the overwhelming majority at the hands of Assad forces and proxies. At least 230 of these martyrs have been met by a particularly gruesome end; death by torture. In the past week alone, 8 Palestinians have been tortured to death in Assad prisons. The emphasis on the fact […]

A New Siege: the manufacture of drought in Yarmouk

Three Palestinian lives have been claimed due to abrupt shelling of the Yarmouk camp by the Syrian regime. Alaa Nassar, Firas Fantaziyeh and Khaled Ammoura all passed away during the regime’s sudden attack on the camp earlier today. It was described by residents as the heaviest shelling of Yarmouk in months, an aggression against the […]

9 Palestinians tortured to death in regime prisons in 48 hours.

9 Palestinians have been tortured to death by the Syrian regime over the course of the last 48 hours. The Palestinian League for Human Rights-Syria noted that the number of Palestinians murdered by torture in regime prisons has risen to 183 victims at least, 25 of which occurred this past April alone. Below, once more, we have listed the names […]

Yarmouk (Poem)

This is Yarmouk The capital of the Palestinian diaspora Cement block homes and narrow streets, Housing eternal refugees Exiled from a land, longing for return Only besieged Barrel bombs dropping Crumbling, crumbled Hollowed out shells Haunted with remnants of laughter Now cries of hunger “Mamma where is my bread” (wein el khebez ya emmi) “I am […]