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Syrian survivors cling to hope Raslan case will mark end of regime’s impunity
Analysis: sentencing of former colonel to life by German court may not be last chink in Assad’s armour

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

14, Jan, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Jailing of Syrian intelligence officer ‘step towards justice’, say former detainees
Anwar Raslan’s conviction in Germany sends signal that Assad regime systematically uses torture, say detention system survivors

Ruth Michaelson

13, Jan, 2022 @3:25 PM

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Home Office tells Afghan and Yemeni asylum seekers they can return safely
Rejection of men’s claims was against UK guidance not to force returns to Afghanistan and Yemen

Diane Taylor

13, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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German court to issue verdict against former Syrian intelligence officer
Ex-Syrian intelligence official Anwar Raslan is charged with crimes against humanity, rape and murder

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

12, Jan, 2022 @3:51 PM

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Home Office tells asylum seeker he can return to Syria safely
Man, 25, fears he will be killed after fleeing forcible conscription into Bashar al-Assad’s army in 2017

Diane Taylor

09, Jan, 2022 @3:22 PM

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UK accused of ‘targeted killing’ after drone strike on arms dealer to IS
Rights charity seeks answers from MoD over death of Abu Hamza al-Shuhail in Syria in October

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

06, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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End United Nations veto in mass atrocity cases, urges David Miliband
Former foreign secretary calls on Britain to back French proposal over UN Security Council powers

Michael Savage and Simon Tisdall

19, Dec, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Holding ex-Islamic State members in Syria not sustainable, says thinktank
Rusi researchers propose hybrid court to try accused terrorists, and taskforce to oversee repatriation of children

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

16, Dec, 2021 @4:57 PM

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‘I could be a bee in a hive’: the real-life Beekeeper of Aleppo on life in Yorkshire
Ryad Alsous, whose story helped inspire the bestselling book, says life is sweet caring for his hives in Huddersfield

Phoebe Weston

14, Dec, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Police treated us like criminals, say families of girls trafficked to Islamic State in Syria
British authorities accused of interrogating families who came seeking help when their daughters went missing

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

04, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Former IS fighters say they paid way out of Kurdish jail in ‘reconciliation’ scheme
Exclusive: documents also indicate prisoners who pay £6,000 being freed from cells in north-east Syria

Bethan McKernan and Hussam Hammoud

22, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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One-year-old Syrian child dies in forest on Poland-Belarus border
Boy is youngest known victim of crisis as medical workers say family was living in forest for a month

Lorenzo Tondo

18, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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