Syria's Supreme State Security Court
February 24, 2009

In this 73-page report, Human Rights Watch documents how the SSSC has relied on sham trials to prosecute at least 153 defendants since January 2007 on the basis of vague charges that criminalize freedom of expression. Those prosecuted include 10 bloggers, 16 Kurdish activists, and eight citizens accused of "insulting the Syrian president" in private conversations.

Read the Report
ISBN: 1-56432-435-4