The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria said that Syrian and Russian warplanes carried out deadly air strikes amounting to war crimes.

The committee added - in a report - that these strikes were carried out on schools, hospitals and markets in Idlib Governorate.

It noted that the Syrian regime intentionally targeted civilians, health institutions and medical teams in Idlib.

The UN commission of inquiry stated that the indiscriminate bombing of Russia killed hundreds of civilians, and forced about a million civilians to flee, which amounted to a crime against humanity.

It also accused the Headquarters for the Liberation of Al-Sham of firing artillery at civilian areas without a legitimate military objective.

She added that the authority's fighters - formerly known as Jabhat al-Nusra - were tortured and executed.

The bombing killed more than a thousand civilians during the first half of this year (Reuters)

Violations and victims

A few days ago, the Syrian Network for Human Rights published a report that monitors the human rights situation in Syria, and highlighted the human rights violations implemented by the parties to the conflict and the dominant forces in Syria in the first half of this year.

The report indicated that the car bombs, the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the deteriorating economic situation; One of the most prominent factors affecting the lives of Syrian citizens in the first half of the year.

In the first half of 2020, the report recorded the deaths of 1,006 civilians, including 218 children and 113 women, and most of them were killed by the Syrian-Russian alliance forces.