July 16, 2010

A Wasted Decade

Human Rights in Syria during Bashar al-Asad’s First Ten Years in Power

Executive Summary
I. Repression of Political and Human Rights Activism
II. Restrictions on Freedom of Expression
III. Torture, Ill-Treatment, and Enforced Disappearances
IV. Repression of Kurds
V. Legacy of Enforced Disappearances
VI. Annex: List of Political and Human Rights Activists Detained during Bashar al-Asad’s First Decade in Power