Category Archives: Syrian Youth

حماية وقضاء الأحداث في سوريا في ضوء القوانين الدولية

تعتبر ظاهرة جنوح الأحداث ظاهرة اجتماعية معقدة ، تهدد أمن و سلامة المجتمع ، كما تهدد مستقبل أجياله ، و نظرا ً لأن الحدث الجانح مصنوع لا مولود ، و هو ضحية أكثر منه مجرماً لهذا فقد أجمعت كافة المواثيق الدولية على أن حماية الاحداث الجانحين تنطلق من مبدأ الرعاية و تقويم السلوك لإعادة الادماج المجتمعي و إن أي عقوبة تطال الحدث الذي لم يكمل سن /18/ سنة هي عقوبة غير شرعية فلا يمكن للطفل أن يكون هدفاً لأي اجراء عقابي فالهدف من أية عقوبة هو التهذيب والإصلاح وليس الردع والإيلام

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The Syrian Penal Code: Regressive Articles in the “Progressive” State

By Adnan Mouhiddin

when the Syrian government attempted to revoke article 548 of The Syrian Penal Code of 1949 in 2009, which had been used as a leverage to acquit males committing ‘honour killings’, the Syrian society strongly objected and consequently the government yielded to the public pressure by amending the Article in question rather than abolishing it all together.

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Why ignoring mental health needs of young Syrian refugees could harm us all?

Dr. Zaher Sahloul

When a seven-year-old student in eastern Aleppo was asked at the peak of the bombardment campaign by the Assad regime in 2015 to draw a picture, he did not draw children playing, nor did he draw a blue sky or a smiling sun. Instead, Ahmad drew helicopters dropping barrel bombs, houses blazing in fire and mutilated dead children in blood. In his drawing, the dead children had smiles on their faces, while those alive were in tears.

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Syrian Child Refugees Taught to Release Stress and Resist Recruitment

By Sally Hayden

The screams of a dozen Syrian and Palestinian children pierce the air of a community centre in Lebanon’s Shatila refugee camp. Yet the children are not hurt. They are yelling to express the anger and fear they feel as victims of conflict in special “peace education” classes.

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