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Syria: 'Why is the world not doing anything to help us?'
For more than a year the international community has stood by as Assad's forces torture and murder indiscriminately.
Last updated: 27 May 2012 11:27 GMT
UN report slams Syria's use of force
Syrian witnesses tell human rights investigators of summary executions and mass torture.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2011 14:39 GMT
Hundreds of Syrians flee to Lebanon
Exodus from Syria continues a day after 20 people are reportedly killed in anti-government protests.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 05:09 GMT
Assad gives mixed signals in speech
Promise to expand amnesty coupled with tough words for "vandals and outlaws" in Syrian president's address.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2011 13:17 GMT
Syrian tanks ring restive northern towns
Residents continue to flee as tanks and armoured vehicles deploy around Maarat al-Numan and Khan Sheikhun towns.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2011 16:08 GMT
Syria's humanitarian crisis intensifies
The humanitarian crisis in Syria worsens as the UN Security Council remains unwilling - or unable - to act.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2011 14:28 GMT
UN urges probe of Syria 'rights violations'
Human rights chief says alleged abuses against protesters must me investigated, as more Syrians flee restive north.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2011 05:18 GMT
Syrians flee imminent assault on town
Tanks surround Maarat al-Numan ahead of military offensive, prompting an exodus of residents from the northern town.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2011 16:17 GMT
US: Syria creating humanitarian crisis
Global community calls on Damascus to grant relief agencies access to civilians caught up in security crackdown.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2011 06:17 GMT
EU presses Syria to allow aid agencies in
EU foreign policy chief voices concern about the humanitarian crisis the crackdown on protesters has created.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2011 00:13 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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