Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Syria gunships target rebels amid massacre fears

Syrian gunships pound rebels and troops clash with insurgents in Aleppo as world powers voice calls for "maximum pressure" to prevent a massacre.

Assad: Syria ‘in a state of war’

President Bashar al-Assad says Syria is in a state of war, ordering his Cabinet to crush the revolt even as fierce fighting continues near Damascus.

Syrian deaths bring fresh EU sanctions

Clashes between regime forces and rebels in Syria has killed 23 Syrian soldiers and wounded dozens as the EU slaps fresh sanctions on the regime.

Annan warns of last chance for Syria

UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan says his peace plan could be the last bid to avoid war in Syria, where a truce has failed to end months of bloodshed.

Outrage as students killed in anti-regime protests in Syria

Syrian troops have killed four students and arrested some 200 after storming an anti-regime protest at Aleppo University, in the north of the country.

Syria witnesses deadliest day of ceasefire

Rebels have killed more than 20 troops in the Syrian army's deadliest day of a ceasefire deal even as UN observers say they have a "calming" impact.

UN truce fails to hold Syria to account

Violence has erupted in two Syrian provinces with reports of 10 civilians dead in an army mortar attack and 12 soldiers killed in clashes with rebels.

Syrian violence continues unabated

Syria has told Arab League envoy Kofi Annan that it has begun pulling troops in line with a peace plan accepted by President Bashar al-Assad.

Syrian cities bombarded as truce deadline nears

Activists accuse Syrian troops of shelling two cities in an effort to weaken forces fighting Bashar al-Assad's government before a ceasefire deadline.

South Africa calls for speedy resolution in Syria

South Africa has condemned the escalating violence in Syria and has urged all parties involved to seek a peaceful solution to the ongoing conflict.

Syria experiences worst violence in a year

Rebels are fighting security forces in Damascus in the most violent gun battles the Syrian capital has seen since the start of the year-long uprising.

Syria struck by deadly blasts ahead of UN mission

Syria has been hit by the weekend's third car bomb as UN teams ready for a government-led humanitarian mission and to work on an observer operation.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.