Caesar Files Group

is a voluntary and non-profit organization.
Members of the organization are active inside and outside Syria.

SYRIA - TORTURE - CAESAR

Thousands of photos of corpses in Syrian government detention facilities, in high definition, many containing metadata – they are key evidence for the ongoing investigations into human rights abuses under Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Give a voice to the victims!

In Rostock, from September 12 to 14 2019, images of torture victims in Syria, the so-called Caesar Files, were shown for the first time in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Over 100 visitors saw the exhibition over three days.

Give a voice to the victims!

In Rostock, from September 12 to 14 2019, images of torture victims in Syria, the so-called Caesar Files, were shown for the first time in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Over 100 visitors saw the exhibition over three days.

Passage of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act

Today, the President signed into law the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019” (the Caesar Act), an important step in promoting accountability for the large-scale atrocities Bashar al Assad and his regime

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Purpose of the Organization

Results achieved

  • Assisting several victims’ families to identify their relatives, either directly or through Syrian organizations.

  • Supporting the case before the Spanish judiciary in 2016 with some documents and evidence in cooperation with Guernica 37.

  • Organizing a coordination meeting between the Syrian human rights organizations and the European Center for Constitutional Rights and Human Rights in Berlin.

  • Initiating a criminal complaint before the German judiciary and Swedish, Austrian, Norwegian judiciary.

  • Supporting proceedings in Germany and Austria in cooperation with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights.

  • Supporting proceedings before the French judiciary.

  • Supporting Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act in the USA.

  • Organizing exhibitions of photographs of the victims in Germany and Denmark.

In order to achieve

its stated purpose, the association executes the following tasks

  • Monitoring and documenting human rights violations and providing training and networking opportunities to human rights activists and organizations.

  • Legal advice and support for prisoners of opinion and conscience and their families by helping them gain access to information on the fate of detainees and enforced disappearances.

  • Legal representation of and advocacy for prisoners of opinion and conscience and assist them in establishing proceedings before the competent courts.

  • Publication of legal studies and research on human rights.

  • Organize events and exhibitions on human rights violations in Syria and human rights

    framework.