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Resources updated between Monday, July 27, 2015 and Thursday, July 30, 2015

July 30, 2015

Victims at the site of the crash (Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters)

Impotent UN Security Council Fails to Seek Justice for Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Development

Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda (Michael Kooren/Reuters)

Bensouda Saves the International Criminal Court Article

July 29, 2015

Iraqi children kidnapped by ISIS (file photo)

SOHR could document execution of 38 people in the 13th of declaring IS alleged caliphate. The executions carried out in different areas in Syria since June 29 until July 29., where "Islamic State" executed 22 civilians, including 2 children and 7 women, in the provinces of Hama, Homs, Aleppo, Deir Ezzor and Damascus, 9 fighters of the rebel and Islamist battalions and at least 7 members of the regime forces and allied militiamen, most of them beheaded.

The executions carried out for apostasy, insulting God, sodomy, adultery, banditry, joining and cooperating with the awakening movements, sorcery, copying secular papers, videoing and taking photos for 400$ and videoing oilfields, drug traffic, being officer in the regime forces, fighting IS and spying on its positions. The 13th month of declaring caliphate had witnessed the first beheading carried out by a child of "cubs of the caliphate" and first beheading carried out against women.

Thus, the number of civilians, rebels, IS militants, members of the regime forces and allied militiamen who were executed by IS since the declaration of its alleged caliphate in 6/29/2014 until this morning has risen to 3065.

It executed 1809 civilians, including 76 children and 93 women, by shooting, beheading, stoning, throwing off high place and burning in the provinces of Damascus, Rif Dimashq, Deir Ezzor, al- Raqqa, al- Hasakah, Aleppo, Homa and Hama. They executed more than 930 Arab Sunni civilians of al- Shaitat tribe's people in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, 223 Kurdish citizens by shooting them and by bladed weapons in the city of Ayn al- Arab and village of Barkh Botan and 46 civilians by burning and beheading in the village of al- Mab'ojah inhabited by people of Alawi, Ismaeili and Sunni sects in the east of the city of Salamiyyah.

The number of fighters of YPG, Jabhat al- Nusra, rebel and Islamic battalions who were executed after arresting them by IS due to the ongoing clashes among these parties reached to 225.

IS also executed 143 members of its own militants for "exceeding the limits in religion and spying for foreign countries", most of them executed after arresting them during their attempt to come back home.

888 officers and soldiers of the regime forces were also executed by IS. They were arrested during clashes between IS and the regime forces.

SOHR appeal UN Security Council, all countries and organization that claim the respect of human rights to work urgently in order to stop the crimes and violations, committed against the Syrian people by IS, Bashar al- Assad regime and all other parties, and establish specialist courts to sentence them. We also call them to support the Syrian people in order to reach to the state of freedom, democracy, justice and equality that preserve the rights of all components of the Syrian people regardless of their sects, religion and ethnics who have coexisted for better future for Syria although there are some media campaigns that work on destroying the social structure of our home Syria.

During 13 Months Of Its Alleged Caliphate, Islamic State Executes and Beheads 170 Children and Women Document

Taking its toll: Nearly 4,000 people have been killed and more than 1.2 million displaced in the conflict (Reuters)

The Human Face of Hunger: Six Million People On the Brink of Starvation as War Ravages Yemen Document

July 28, 2015

Bodies of the students were reported to have been burned at a rubbish tip in Cocula (Getty Images)

Mexico Missing Students: Search Uncovers 60 Mass Graves Document

July 27, 2015

A speed boat escorts Turkish ship Mavi Marmara near the southern port of Ashdod on May 31, 2010 (Menahem Kahana/AFP)

ICC Prosecutor Rejects Judges' Request to Reinvestigate Mavi Marmara Incident Article