The fourth Women’s Space for Collaboration Conference was held in March 2019, and consisted of Syrian women leaders active at the local, national and international level. The conference served as a space for women to share their experience and ideas on Syrian issues from women’s perspective. The Space for Collaboration Conference was first held in August 2014. This is the fourth conference focusing on the issue of detainees as it is of crucial importance for many Syrians. Most Syrians have been affected by detention: women and men have been detained, or forcibly disappeared along...
Hama's Military Security Branch launched waves of arrests against civilians recently on malicious accusations or pretexts like ‘having links with terrorists’ inside the rebel-held areas in Idlib province, and many were arrested while commuting from Idlib to regime-held areas in Hama.   In December 2018, STJ, by its field researcher, obtained oral testimonies of newly released prisoners from Hama’s Military Security Branch, where some of them spent several months, while others stayed for only few days. In the month of November 2018 alone, some 40 people, including men, youths and women, were...
 ‘Asayish’, the security service forces of the Autonomous Administration, released several Kurdish politicians and opponents northeastern Syria during October and November 2018.     The two Kurdish Future Movement member Riyad Ahmed and Milad Delli, who were arrested together from Qamishli/Qamishlo, on June 21, 2018, freed each alone later; Milad in the following day, 22nd of June, while Ahmed hold for 150 days and released on November 21, 2018.[1] Moreover, the Asayish released Abdulrahman Na'so aka Abdulrahman Abou, member of the Central Committee of The Kurdistan Democratic...
The Asayesh Forces of the Autonomous Administration released several opposition politicians northeastern Syria in October 2018, as on the 31st it liberated the region committee members of the Kurdish Democratic Party (PDK): Abdul Hamid al Khalil and Abdul Majid al Musa, who were taken from their homes in Ras al Ein/Sari Kani on July 23, 2018. Shorash Murad, the member of the administrative body of the Marty Nasradin Burhek Coordination and of the Kurdish National Council (KNC), freed on October 25, after 3 and a half months of detention, as he was caught from...