3 reasons, why Putin and Assad deliberately target shelters and hospitals
In Ukraine, shelters and hospitals are becoming targets. This is a flagrant war crime. In recent years, we have analyzed Russian involvement in the war in Syria and try to explain why civilian infrastructure is being shelled.
Solidarity with Idlib’s Women’s Center
Today we declare our solidarity and full support for the Syrian activist Huda Khayti from the Idlib Women's Center. Since the beginning of the revolution in Syria, this amazing woman has done outstanding work to help women get their rights. Today we declare our solidarity!
Call for immediate end to attacks in Idlib, Syria
Press Statement: 43 Syrian and international NGOs call for immediate end to attacks on civilians and hospitals in Idlib, Syria
Reconstructing Syria: Risks and Side Effects
In a new study published by Adopt a Revolution, Syrian economists and social scientists shed light on the central questions of Syria’s reconstruction and analyse strategies, actors and interests. The study is available in German, English and Arabic and can also be ordered as a print version.
Only we can bring peace to Syria
Why the demise of the “Islamic State” and the Syrian regime’s reconquering of many areas does not translate into peace for the country. A message from Ameenah Sawwan living in exile in Germany.
Resisting Hayat Tahrir al-Sham
Author and analyst Haid Haid conducted an important research examining how Syrian civil society groups are trying to resist extremist militias such as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham.
Palmyra: “Russia is destroying our City”
Civil activits from Palmyra/Tadmur report about heavy attacks on their hometown. The city has been under control of IS-jihadists in the last months, now the Syrian regime's army, with support by Russian airstrikes, progresses towards the city - and is obviously not saving humans nor acient ruins. We document their…
The Syrian Spring Blossoming again
Five years after the first demonstrations in Syria, the activists Ameenah Sawwan thinks back to the beginnings of the revolution and also sees the numerous demonstrations of the last weeks. The civil society is not dead, she concludes. Five years ago, we were told not to have high expectations or…
German Initiative for a “Right of Welcome”
"Take in refugees – abolish all causes of flight" - this is what the German initiative Recht auf Willkommen ("Right of Welcome") is promoting. More than 4 million people in Germany are actively supporting refugees and, that way, creating a welcoming culture of solidarity. This movement must not lose ground,…
The Razan Zaitouneh Award 2015 goes to Viyan Dakhil
The Member of Parliament Viyan Dakhil has been awarded with the Razan Zaitouneh Prize 2015. On Friday 18, 2015, the Fraternity Foundation for Human Rights organized a ceremony of honour for her in Berlin, Germany, which was considered as a bridge of fraternity between Syrian and Iraqi people. Adopt a Revolution attended the…