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There is Terror of Human Rights in Syria

Numerous and serious human rights violations were reported by the United Nations to happen during the Syrian civil war. The war was reported by the United Nations as that kind of war devoid of compliance to the norms set by the international law, leading to sufferings of civilians that cannot be measured as a result of warring parties.

Both the United Nations and human rights organizations cited the violations of human rights done by both the government and the rebels, with the most of the abuses done by the Syrian government.

The regime of Assad was said to use chemical weapons like the chlorine gas to the civilians, aside from the torture being conducted and extrajudicial killings. There is also an accusation to Assad for “indiscriminate and disproportionate aerial bombardment and shelling” that spread terror and led to massive casualties of civilians. There were reports also of war crimes committed by the Free Syrian Army and rebel groups, such as the recruitment of children to become soldiers, populated civilian areas that were shelled, members of religious minorities being murdered or taken hostages, and poisonous gas being used.

The bloody conflict of Syria is now on its 3rd year, with painful images of civilians attacked by bombs from the air, different abuses, physical assaults and rape on women, and other atrocities that are beyond words and imaginations that led people to write about what is happening in Syria.

It is disheartening to know some facts and issues about Syria that we can hear and see on the news, from major part of cities, houses, schools, hospitals and water systems reduced to the ground, and together of which more than 80,000 Syrians were killed and thousands of kids died.

If you get to visit a refugee camp in Lebanon, you will see a daunting sight, with people living inside boxes, covering themselves with whatever small pieces of fabric to help them fight the winter cold, and children’s eyes of despair staring at you.

Inside the refugee camp, women will tell you how their homes, lives, careers and practically everything were lost in just seconds. Brothers, husbands, and sons were lost in the war according to women, not to mention their trauma after being raped. Peace and nothing else are what these women could wish for, leaving behind their careers and their past happy and peaceful lives.

Iran has considered itself an ally of Syria thus has aided the Syrian government in several aspects. According to some sources, Iran has given aid to the Syrian government during the Syrian civil war since 20111, through the Iranian revolutionary guard that increased and strengthened the ability of Syria in dealing with protesters, aside from the riot control equipment that they sent and givng techniques to monitor intelligence.