Ambassador Ala: Unilateral, Coercive Measures on Syria Violate Human Rights

20 April، 2020 Geneva, SANA Syria has affirmed that the unilateral, inhuman, illegal coercive measures imposed on the country represent a violation of human rights and hinder efforts of confronting coronavirus. Syria’s permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, Hussam al-Din Ala, addressed a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle…

Western States, Turkey Dare to Profess Humanitarian Concern for Syria

Turkey is threatening Europe with an influx of millions of refugees from Syria’s conflict, while the United States this week announced over $100 million in “humanitarian aid” for Syria. The Europeans are wringing their hands over further problems from unwanted migration, yet Brussels continues to pile economic sanctions on war-torn Syria, thus impeding the nation’s…

Sanctioning Syria

Chris Ray Residents of Aleppo rebuilding their war-damaged homes. May 4, 2019. Photo: Alex Ray. The United Nations was willing to pay for doors, windows and electrical wiring in Alaa Dahood’s apartment but not for repairs to her living room wall torn open by a mortar strike. That was deemed to be ‘reconstruction’—an aid category…

Russian and Syrian Joint Coordination Headquarters Statement on the Problems Impeding Repatriating of Refugees

JOINT STATEMENT of the interdepartmental coordination headquarters of Russian Federation and Syrian Arab Republic “On problems impeding repatriation of refugees” July 10, 2019 In order to maintain conditions favourable for the return of refugees and internally displaced persons to the places of pre-war residence, the Syrian government, with the assistance of the Russian side, continues…

Ala: Targeting Syria with Politicized Resolutions “Unacceptable”

22 March، 2019 Geneva, SANA Syria’s permanent representative to the UN in Geneva Hussam el-Din Ala depicted as an “unacceptable approach” targeting Syria with politicized and biased decisions in every session of the Human Rights Council. During a session on Friday on draft resolution /L.7/ on human rights situation in Syria Ala said that this…

Syria Calls for Keeping Away from Selectivity in Dealing with Human Rights

27 February، 2019 Geneva, SANA Syria’s Ambassador to the UN in Geneva, Hussam el-Din Ala, affirmed on Wednesday that the pressures practiced by the US and its allies to cancel the 7th item of the human rights Council agenda to protect the Israeli occupation entity from inquiring about its violation in the occupied Syrian Golan…