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Syria goes on and on and on

The Syrian Network for Human Rights – which seems as independent and non-partisan as possible – reports that at least 223 massacres (an incident in which five or more peaceful civilians are killed in the same attack) were committed in the country by all sides of the dispute in 2018. 2,741 civilians – inckuding 826 children and 565 women – died in the massacres.

Syrian regime forces were responsible for 130 massacres; the Russian forces committed 27 massacres; ISIS committed eight massacres; the Kurdish Self-Management forces were responsible for four massacres; the international coalition forces were responsible for 28 massacres; and other parties committed 26 massacres.