Partners

International Partners:

1. Euro-Mediterranean Foundation to Support Human Rights Defenders
2. Danish Council for Refugees
3_ Next day
4. Adopt  revolution
5. International Committee for Missing Persons
6_ Bytona Soria 

.International cooperators :

 1 – Dignity Organization .
2. Syrian Center for Justice and Accountability in America.
National partners:
1. Lawyers and doctors for human rights.
 
 

The vision

A Syrian society in which everyone enjoys freedom and justice

Our values :

Truth – justice – non-discrimination – awareness

Our message :To defend the victims of human rights violations

in Syria, especially when freedom and life rights are violated Standing

for forcibly disappeared persons or the threatened of death extra judicially, torture and arbitrary detention.

: The organization  targets

·Observing, monitoring and documenting human rights violations in Syria according to international standards.        · To spread the culture of human rights, transitional justice and the rule of law in defining them for the Syrian society.

        ·Participating to the transitional justice mechanisms in Syria.

Struggling impunity

by preparing accusing files against the human rights violations perpetrators

in Syria in initialization to present them in front of any courts that may hold trials in Syria in the upcoming time .         ·Establishing alliances with human rights organizations and activists to share experiences with greater effectiveness in advocacy campaigns for human rights issues.

        ·Sharing data and documentations with institutions dealing with justice and inquisition .

      ·To provide legal and moral support to victims of human rights violations.

    ·To deal with United Nations mechanisms.

   ·To provide a legal awareness of mines and war remains for  displaced and Syrian refugees in Syria and the refugee countries.

Methodology

Phase 1: Training activists on interviewing techniques and how to complete the form of the concerned documentation

Phase II: The organization activist who is trained on having interviews search

 for survivors and the families of the victims and takes their informed consent

for the interview after presenting his/herself

, the organization he/she represents and the purpose of documentation

then he/she selects a meeting date at a time and place that suits the people

all this is happening in the following areas:

Al-Qamishli, Al-Hasaka, Idlib ,Idlib countryside , Aleppo countryside , Latakia rural areas, Hama countryside and Damascus rural areas .

 

Phase 3: Our activist explains to his/her interviewer guests the contents

of the documentation form, the nature of the taken information in having all informed approvals regarding the written information, audio recording

pictures and video.

 

After that

the activist asks survivors or the victims’ relatives and fills out the documentation form approved by the HRG and complied with international standards in redirecting them to the medical, psychological and social services centers if they need.After that, The documentations are sent via a secure electronic platform, especially to the headquarters of the organization.

Phase 4:  The documentation office at the headquarter of the organization receive the documents, then check them and try to complete the shortcomings with the activist and the provider of information. After that, sending the cases, approved by the people to be searched through the United Nations mechanisms to the translation office to translate the case, then it will be sent to the department to formulate a complaint in order to inform United Nations mechanisms.

 

Phase 5: All these cases

are kept in the organization’s data in two copies

an electronic copy and a paper one into a safe place

and another copy of the documents authenticated by the partners of the Syrian Center for Justice and Accountability in the United States of America in accordance with the principles of the custody chain.

Phase 6: Advocacy phase and reporting one .

Initiatives:Lectures, seminars, celebrations, capacity-building and training.

Our programs

Enforced Disappearance and Missing people

The organization started its work on Enforced Disappearance project and managed in a short period of time to reach a high efficiency level were we managed to unveil the fate of several cases which were documented. A sum of 311 cases were sent to enforced disappearance team in cooperation with Al-karama organization. Worth mentioning that our organization has sent 250 complete cases of enforced disappearance to the enforced disappearance team, about 40% of all cases raised to the enforced disappearance team. Now the organization sends case files directly to the enforced disappearance team in

A sum of 1700 enforced disappearance case files are documented

200 extrajudicial killing cases

13 torture casesDocumenting cases of space rocket killing

And explosive barrels

And chemicals in Khan Sheikun, Zardana, Greater Urum, Maara al-Nu’man and Idlib

Legal Support Program for victim family

The organization provided more than 50 Legal support sessions in Antakya in aim of raising legal awareness for both the victims’ family and refugees in cooperation   Danish refugee council

Who are we

Human Rights Guardians organization

Turkish name:  Suriyeli Insan HaklarI Dernegi

 A nongovernmental nonprofit organization aims to monitor human rights violations in Syria and refuge countries, publish reports, participate in transitional justice and deal with the UN’s mechanisms. The organization works for a Syrian society ruled by justice and freedom

Founding

The organization was founded on July 1st 2014 in the city of Antakya / Turkey and an internal system was adopted on July 7th 2014. The organization started its work by establishing a field documentation team in Syria in the following provinces (Idlib country side – Homs country side – Hama country side – Idlib – Qamishly – Latakia country side) with two activists in every region

Vision

A  Syrian society Ruled by Justice and freedom

Our values

Truth – Justice – Equality – Awareness

Our Message

 Defend victims of human rights violations in Syria especially when the right of freedom and life is compromised hence the priority was defending the enforced disappeared persons and those who are threatened by extrajudicial killing and torture and arbitrary arrest.