The Syria Campaign is an independent advocacy group campaigning for a free and peaceful Syria. You can find our latest press releases and reports below.

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5 February 2024

One year on, international failures cause deepening humanitarian crisis in northwest Syria say Syrian humanitarian and human rights groups

30 November 2023

Syrian survivors, humanitarians and lawyers advocate for international tribunal to prosecute perpetrators of chemical attacks

24 November 2023

Families of Syrian detainees call for the UAE to uninvite Assad from COP 28 outside London embassy 

16 November 2023

World court initial ruling on Syrian torture “falls way short” say survivors and families of detainees

4 November 2023

Syrian activists call on the UAE to uninvite Assad from the world cup of climate conferences

10 October 2023

Families of Syria’s disappeared and survivors of torture call for an end to torture outside landmark International Court of Justice case

09 October 2023

12 children among 42 killed in just six days by Assad’s escalation in northwest Syria

03 October 2023

New report reveals how a military hospital covered up Assad’s crimes in Syria

18 August 2023

Survivors of worst chemical attack of 21st century demand justice on 10th anniversary of Ghouta attacks 

8 August 2023

Syrian doctor and survivor of the 21st century’s deadliest chemical attack speaks at UN demanding justice for victims

4 August 2023

Six months on earthquake survivors in northern Syria struggle to recover amid inadequate UN response 

29 June 2023

UN vote to create an international institution for Syria’s disappeared a triumph for victim and family groups

20 June 2023

Greece’s boat tragedy must serve as wake up call for EU over refugee failings 

12 June 2023

Landmark torture case against Assad regime submitted to International Court of Justice 

7 May 2023

Decision to admit Syria back into Arab League whitewashes 12 years of atrocities by the Assad regime

12 February 2023

White Helmets leader says UN aid chief visit to Bab al-Hawa crossing into northwest Syria ‘too little too late’

6 February 2023

Death toll rises as deadly earthquake brings further devastation to northern Syria

5 January 2023

Humanitarian catastrophe in Syria looms as UN resolution on cross-border aid is set to expire

20 December 2022

Syria to enter 2023 facing fear and uncertainty over the future 

9 September 2022
Families for Freedom receives award for efforts to mobilize globally for Syria’s disappeared

31 August 2022
UN report calls for creation of international mechanism for Syria’s disappeared 

23 August 2022
Fears grow for civilians in northern Syria amid escalation in attacks

8 July 2022
Russian veto of humanitarian aid resolution threatens to cut off lifeline for millions of civilians in Syria

20 June 2022
Social media companies failing to tackle disinformation on Syria, new report shows 

26 April 2022
New report by The Syria Campaign and Human Rights Foundation examines pathways to justice in Syria 

19 April 2022
Behind The Sun: Documentary podcast exploring hidden world of detention in Syria

18 January 2022
Syrian victims and human rights groups urge Biden to step up diplomacy efforts

13 January 2022
Crimes against humanity conviction must lead to wider justice

21 December 2021
2021 in Syria: Global indifference emboldens states seeking to restore ties with Assad’s brutal regime

24 November 2021
Four decades of injustice: Syria’s longest-serving political prisoner marks 40 years in detention

أربعة عقود من الظلم: أقدم سجين سياسي في سوريا يكمل ال 40 عاماً رهن الاعتقال

24 February 2021
Victims and families respond to historic Koblenz verdict

21 January 2021
Catastrophic flooding and snow storms hit displacement camps in northwest Syria

5 October 2020
UN member states must vote against Russian seat on Human Rights Council say human rights organisations

10 September 2020
New campaign reveals mass graves continue to be discovered in northeast Syria 

29 August 2020
Families of Syria’s detainees put Assad behind bars in Syrian embassy projection 

9 July 2020
White Helmets call for uninterrupted humanitarian aid to the millions that need it as the first Covid-19 case is confirmed in Idlib

21 April 2020
Torture survivors hope for justice as the first trial on Syrian state torture begins in Germany

15 April 2020
Syrian regime must release 3327 medical workers detained or disappeared

26 March 2020
Hundreds of thousands of lives could be lost to Coronavirus in Syria unless WHO acts fast

19 March 2020 
Rescue workers sterilise schools and help set up containment centres in Idlib 

11 March 2020 
Head of White Helmets calls on the US to enforce Syrian ceasefire 

20 February 2020
Syria crisis is a final test of the world’s humanity, says head of the White Helmets

5 February 2020
One million prepare to flee Idlib city and surrounding areas amidst an “unprecedented” crisis

22  January 2020
Assad and Putin’s assault turns on Aleppo countryside forcing more to flee to overcrowded camps

10 January 2020
Humanitarian law cannot be blocked. The UN must deliver cross border aid regardless 

8 January 2020
Syrian government bombs a kindergarten, hospital, schools and families as they flee

5 December 2019
The year the world utterly failed Syria 

20 November 2019
Syrian and Russian attacks kill more than 300 children since end of April

6 November 2019
Airstrikes on northwest Syria intensify targeting hospitals and rescue centres

30 October 2019
With Baghdadi dead, Syrian families urge the US not to forget its obligations to their loved ones abducted by ISIS

10 October 2019
 Sixteen human rights groups ask the EU and UN to stop Turkey’s deportations of Syrian refugees

21 August 2019
Despair in Idlib as situation worsens; 530,000 people displaced in four months

1 July 2019
Besieged civilians in Syria call on Pope Francis to raise their plight in meeting with Putin

3 June 2019
Sixty prominent medics, including Nobel Laureates, demand end to Russian and Syrian airstrikes on medical facilities

14th May 2019
400 medics and White Helmets sign letter pleading for an end to the Idlib bombing

8th May 2019
Assad and Russia have launched an offensive on Idlib. Millions are in grave danger

25th March 2019
20,000 Syrians disappeared by ISIS. Hundreds of bodies found in mass graves. Now thousands of people ask, why isn’t the US investigating?

20th February 2019
 Syrian regime increasing attacks on Idlib, killing 39 people this month as civilians fear an all-out offensive

30th January 2019
Syria’s brutal winter flooded displacement camps, destroyed tents and brought freezing cold

10th January 2019
Former Al Qaeda affiliate seizes control of Idlib after days of deadly fighting

7th December 2018
Release: The Syrian regime has been violating the Idlib ceasefire for a month, causing tens of thousands of civilians to flee

29th November 2018
Release: The murder of one of Syria’s greatest activists shames the West

24th October 2018
Release: Four dead in Syrian displacement camp under siege by the Assad regime

19th September 2018
Release: Idlib residents speak out on demilitarised zone

30th August 2018
Release: Syrian human rights campaigners project message to Putin on Russian embassy in Berlin

20th August 2018
Release: 212 chemical weapons attacks have occurred in Syria killing thousands of people, including young children

8th August 2018
Release: Children among the names of dead captives released by the Assad regime

19th July 2018
Release: Assad regime begins releasing death certificates for Syria’s detained and disappeared

27th April 2018
Release: More than 1000 bombs in seven days – civilians remain trapped in and around Yarmouk camp

18th April 2018
Briefing: 2.5 million Syrian civilians trapped under skies filled with Russian and Regime war planes

27 January 2018
Media advisory: Syrian women sing from open-top “Freedom bus” as a rallying cry to Macron

11th January 2018
Release: More than 50 Eastern Ghouta residents write to UN relief chief

18th December 2017
Release: Russian trolls attack Syrian humanitarians to cover up war crimes

22 November 2017
Briefing: Intense Aerial War on Eastern Ghouta Leads to 107 Deaths in Seven Days

10th September 2017
Media advisory: Syrian women to replace Big Ben’s missing chimes in honour of missing loved ones

3rd August 2017
Release: #TheyCantStopUs tribute to Syrian activist Bassel Khartabil

18th July 2017
Release: Syrian doctors crowdfund underground women and children’s hospital

16th May 2017
Media advisory: Syrian women to hold Geneva sit-in for imprisoned loved ones

11th May 2017
Release: Syrian doctors make unprecedented plea for underground hospitals as attacks increase

20th April 2017
Release: Head of the Syria Civil Defence Raed Saleh named in TIME 100 most influential people

5th April 2017
Release: Syrians use clothes pegs to ridicule international response to gas attacks

27 February 2017
Release: The White Helmets React to Oscar Win

12th December 2016
Release: “We could be saved in 24 hours”: Humanitarians in besieged Aleppo call for implementation of leaked evacuation UN plan

7th December 2016
Release: British doctors’ bold plan to send ‘people’s convoy’ to build children’s hospital in Syria

18th November 2016
Release: Eastern Aleppo’s Last Children’s Hospital Bombed Out Of Operation

3rd November 2016
Release: Peace activists blockade Russian Embassy in London to protest ‘annihilation’ of Aleppo

11th October 2016
Release: Syrians want international action to stop the bombs in Aleppo

7th October 2016
Release: White Helmets volunteer killed in Syria moments after Nobel Peace Prize announcement

22nd September 2016
Release: Syria’s White Helmets win ‘alternative Nobel’ award for outstanding bravery

15th September 2016
Release: Global stars come together to back Syria’s White Helmets for Nobel Peace Prize

25th August 2016
Release: Syrian doctors call on UN ‘to use force if necessary’ following chemical weapons report

19th August 2016
Release: Napalm attacks force closure of only field hospital in besieged town of Daraya

18th August 2016
Release: Testimonies from the photographer and rescue worker who responded to Omran Daqneesh

11th August 2016
Release: Syrian volunteer rescue group ‘The White Helmets’ nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

11th August 2016
Release: Doctors make desperate plea for evacuation of conjoined twins born in Syria

13th July 2016
Residents of Daraya call for a truce after intense attacks by Syrian government forces

11th July 2016
Release: New Video – As Syrian government accused of assassinating correspondent Marie Colvin, Syrian journalists speak out

22th June 2016
Release: At today’s memorial Jo Cox to receive ‘highest honour’ from the White Helmets, a Syrian volunteer rescue group

14th June 2016
Release: Report accuses UN in Syria of “taking sides” by putting Syrian government in charge of aid from Damascus

1st June 2016
Release: Airdrops must begin immediately if no access to besieged towns

19th May 2016
Hundreds of families have fled the villages around Deir al-Asafir town

17th May 2016
Release: The Syria Campaign welcomes ISSG call for air drops

12th May 2016
URGENT: UN, Red Cross and Red Crescent turn back from Daraya; Two civilians killed waiting for aid

12th May 2016
URGENT: Red Cross, UN enter Daraya – town on verge of starvation – with no food

30th March 2016
Release: If Ignored, Daraya Will Be the Next Madaya

14th March 2016
Release: 5th Anniversary of Syrian Uprising

7th March 2016
Reaction to EU Migration Summit

3rd March 2016
Urgent call to international Humanitarian Task Force to ensure aid delivery to all besieged towns in Syria

25th February 2016
Release: Calls to save besieged Daraya

23rd February 2016
Release: Reaction to Syrian ceasefire announcement

17th February 2016
Release: Reaction to food and medical aid being delivered to seven besieged locations in Syria

12th February 2016
Release: Reaction to Munich Talks

4th February 2016
Release: Open letter from Syrians addressed to donor governments in London

29th January 2016
Media advisory: Syrian Soup Kitchen opens outside the UN

14th January 2016
Release: Besieged Syrians slam UN ‘complicity’ in denying aid to starving civilians 


May 2018
Idlib Lives: The untold stories of heroes

December 2017
Killing the Truth: How Russia is fuelling a disinformation campaign to cover up war crimes in Syria

May 2017
Saving Lives Underground: A case for underground hospitals in Syria

June 2016
Taking sides: The United Nations’ loss of impartiality, independence and neutrality in Syria

February 2016
Siege Update: More deaths in Madaya and Aleppo under fire

January 2016
Siege Update: Starvation continues in Madaya, threatens other towns