Syrian Refugee Crisis : An Violation Of Human Rights

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Many Syrians are leaving their country because they’re being tortured and are being attacked for no reason by the Islamist militant group that has seized a chunk of land stretching from northern Syria to central Iraq this group is called ISIS. Non-state armed groups opposing the government have carried out abuses like deliberate attacks on civilians, kidnapping, and torture in detention. Syrian refugee crisis is a violation of human rights because it defies multiple guaranteed rights from the UN Declaration of Human Rights, including articles 5,6, and 9. These articles have been violated because human beings are being tortured in Syria because of their religion, they are not seen as human beings by ISIS, and they are kept in detention…show more content…
Many people didn’t like President Assad, they didn’t like how he ran his country. All this chaos started when many people started to not like the injustice that was starting to happen. Eventually, opposition supporters began to speak up and everything started to escalate into a civil war. “Opposition supporters began to take up arms, first to defend themselves and later to expel security forces from their local areas.”(bbc.com). “Violence escalated and the country descended into civil war as rebel brigades were formed to battle government forces to control of cities, towns, and the countryside. The fighting reached the capital Damascus and the second Damascus and the second city of Aleppo in 2012.” (bbc.com). Violence started and because of all the violence the country went into a civil war. Rebel brigades started to form to battle government forces to control. Everything started to escalate quickly and the country all of a sudden got into a civil war. All this chaos caused many people to lose their lives and to be tortured. Both sides of the conflict have committed war crimes. Like murder, torture, rape and enforced disappearances. (bbc.com). “By June 2013, the UN said that 90,000 people have been killed in the conflict. By August 2014 it doubled to 191,000 and continued to grow to 250,00 by August 2015.” (bbc.com). Many people have lost their lives and it’s only
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