Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand

Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand

Politics

Assad's upside down Syria

Syrian president's speech about "outlaws" leading a revolt strongly contradicts what activists call peaceful protests.

Assad's upside down Syria

Politics

Syrian army 'cracking' amid crackdown

Testimonies from defected soldiers give a dramatic insight into the split apparently emerging in the security forces.

Syrian army 'cracking' amid crackdown

Human Rights

Love in a time of torture

A young man's account of sadistic torture in a Syrian secret prison, and how a girl's note helped him through his pain.

Love in a time of torture

Syria's Civil War

Tortured and killed: Hamza al-Khateeb, age 13

The mutilation and death in custody of a 13-year-old child has sparked further furious protests in Syrian city of Daraa.

Tortured and killed: Hamza al-Khateeb, age 13

Syria's Civil War

Syria's crackdown: Why did Fawaz die?

Secret police are raiding hospitals to round up people who were injured during anti-government protests.

Syria's crackdown: Why did Fawaz die?

Politics

Assad's regime of torture

President Assad reaffirms his father's legacy by quelling dissent with brute force.

Assad's regime of torture

Politics

Debate rages among Syria's opposition Kurds

After years of Kurdish exclusion in Syria by the ruling Baath regime, there is hope for unity and justice once again.

Debate rages among Syria's opposition Kurds

Politics

Deraa: A city under a dark siege

Residents of town besieged by the army paint picture of chaos fuelled by secret police.

Deraa: A city under a dark siege

Syria's Civil War

Syrian doctors face government wrath

Three doctors reportedly arrrested for treating wounded protesters amid security crackdown.

Syrian doctors face government wrath

Middle East

Wave of enforced disappearances in Syria

At least 221 Syrians have gone missing in past three days of the violent crackdown, a rights group says.

Wave of enforced disappearances in Syria

Middle East

Outrage follows Syria security crackdown

Bloodshed in cities across the country prompts protesters to redouble calls for end to president Bashar al-Assad's rule.

Outrage follows Syria security crackdown

Poverty & Development

The Syrian revolution on campus

Pro-government students launched brutal crackdown on protesting peers at Damascus University, amid nationwide unrest.

The Syrian revolution on campus