#Aleppo

Kurds in Aleppo protest in solidarity with Mahabad against Iran, Assad

May 10, 2015

Afrin‬, ‎Aleppo‬ province, 10-05-2015: Residents of the majority-Kurdish town of Afrin in Aleppo province today staged a protest in solidarity with fellow Kurds in Mahabad in Iran over Iranian security forces' brutal repression of protests in Mahabad and other Kurdish towns and cities in Iran. Protesters in Afrin carried the Free Syrian flag (seen in picture), as well as Kurdish flags, chanting against the Iranian and Assad regimes.

Major hospital in Syria's Aleppo shuts because of bombing

May 05, 2015

One of two major hospitals in Syria's violence-torn northern city, Aleppo, has suspended its operations after it was bombed at least twice last week, the international aid organization Doctors Without Borders said.

The city, once Syria's commercial hub, has been divided between government and opposition forces since mid-2012, and fighting there has raged since.

Assad regime committed 'horrendous crimes' in Aleppo: Amnesty International

May 05, 2015

Sheer terror and unbearable suffering has forced many civilians in Aleppo underground to escape the relentless aerial bombardment of opposition-held areas by Syrian regime forces, according to a new report published Tuesday by London based rights group, Amnesty International.

Death everywhere’: War crimes and human rights abuses in Aleppo details the horrendous war crimes and other abuses being committed in the city by regime forces and armed opposition groups on a daily basis, and concludes that some of the government’s actions in Aleppo amount to crimes against humanity.