Syrian churches targeted by Assad forces, new report claims

Posted September 9, 2019 6:26 pm by Editor

Syrian churches targeted by Assad forces, new report claims

Washington D.C., Sep 9, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A new report alleges that forces loyal to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al Assad are responsible for the majority of targeted attacks on churches since the country’s civil war began in 2011.

In a report released September 9, the Syrian Network for Human Rights says that they have evidence of the Assad regime targeting of churches, mosques, and religious sites in Syria between March of 2011 and September of 2019.

“While the regime claims that it has not committed any violations, and that it is keen on protecting the Syrian state and the

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