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  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Brigade Al Motasem - Banning AP mines
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Brigade Al Motasem signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment banning AP mines on 14th November 2017.
  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Division Hamza - Banning AP mines
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Divsion Hamaza signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment banning AP mines on 14th November 2017
  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Brigade 51 - Banning AP mines
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Brigade 51 signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment banning AP mines on 14th November 2017
  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Brigade 51 - Protecting children in armed conflict
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Brigade 51 signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment on the protection of children in armed conflict on 14th November 2017
  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Brigade Al Motasem - Protecting children in armed conflict
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Brigade Al Motasem signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment protecting children in armed conflict on 14th November 2017
  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Division Hamza - Prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Division Hamza signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict on 14th November 2017.
  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Brigade 51 - Prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Brigade 51 signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict on 14th November 2017.
  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Al Motasem Brigade - Prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Al Motasem Brigade signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict on 14th November 2017.
  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Al Watan Liberation Movement - Prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Al Watan Liberation Movement signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment prohibiting sexual violence in armed conflict on 14th November 2017.
  • Syria - Free Syrian Army - Al Watan Liberation Movement - Protecting children in armed conflict
  • December 2017 - Deeds of Commitment
    The Free Syrian Army - Al Watan Liberation Movement signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment on the protection of children in armed conflict on 14th November 2017
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    Le serment genevois de quatre chefs de guerre syriens

    July 2017 - Press coverage
    Répondant à l’Appel de Genève, quatre groupes se sont engagés à ne pas recruter d’enfants et à proscrire les abus sexuels. Pour lire l'article.
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    America’s Favorite Syrian Militia Rules With an Iron Fist

    February 2017 - Press coverage

    The Kurdish YPG recruits fighters at gunpoint, assassinates political opponents, and suppresses the media. Read here

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    How a Swiss NGO teaches humanitarian law to Syrian rebels

    September 2016 - Press coverage
    Geneva Call which has been present in Syria since 2012, promotes respect of international humanitarian norms by non-state armed actors in conflict. Read here
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  • Annual Report 2014
  • May 2015 - Annual reports
    This report provides a summary of all Geneva Call's activities between January and December 2014.

    RTS télévision - Syrie: libérée depuis un mois, Kobané voit ses habitants revenir

    March 2015 - Press coverage
    Vidéo en francais: cliquez ici.
  • Syria - Hazzm Movement - Prohibiting sexual violence and gender discrimination
  • October 2014 - Deeds of Commitment
    Hazzm Movement signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment prohibiting sexual violence and against gender discrimination on 28 October 2014.
  • Syria – Hazzm Movement – Banning AP mines
  • October 2014 - Deeds of Commitment
    Hazzm Movement signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment banning AP mines on 28 October 2014.
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  • Huffington Post Québec - Démobilisation d'enfants soldats kurdes de Syrie aprés l'action d'une ONG
  • July 2014 - Press coverage
    Des groupes armés kurdes de Syrie sont en train de démobiliser leurs enfants-soldats à la suite de l'action d'une ONG suisse l'Appel de Genève, qui vise à empêcher les moins de 18 ans de participer à des combats.
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  • The Daily Star Lebanon - Syrian Kurds demobilise 149 child soldiers: rights group
  • July 2014 - Press coverage
    GENEVA: Syrian Kurdish forces have demobilised scores of child soldiers from their ranks over the past month, a Swiss group that works to save under-age fighters said Tuesday.
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    Le Temps - Syrie: les Kurdes démobilisent près de 150 enfants soldats

    July 2014 - Press coverage
    Assiégés de toutes parts, les Kurdes ne recourront plus aux enfants soldats. C’est le premier groupe armé en Syrie à signer l’acte d’engagement de l’Appel de Genève, ONG spécialisée dans le dialogue humanitaire avec les rebelles. Pour lire l'article, cliquer ici.
  • Syria - YPG-YPJ - Protecting children in armed conflict
  • July 2014 - Deeds of Commitment
    People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) and the Democratic Self-Administration in Rojava from Syria signed Geneva Call's Deed of Commitment protecting children in armed conflict on 5 July 2014.
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  • La Tribune de Genève - Un groupe armé kurde signe l'Appel de Genève
  • June 2014 - Press coverage
    Des forces militaires majeures se sont engagées à ne pas utiliser les mines antipersonnel et à commettre des violences sexuelles dans les zones kurdes en Syrie.
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  • Syria - YPG - Prohibiting sexual violence and gender discrimination
  • June 2014 - Deeds of Commitment
    The People’s Protection Units (YPG) from Syria signed Geneva Call’s Deed of Commitment prohibiting sexual violence and gender discrimination on 5 June 2014.
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  • Syria - YPG - Banning anti-personal mines
  • June 2014 - Deeds of Commitment
    The People’s Protection Units (YPG) from Syria signed Geneva Call’s Deed of Commitment banning anti-personnal mines on 5 June 2014.
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  • Annual Report 2013
  • June 2014 - Annual reports
    This report provides a summary of all Geneva Call's activities between January and December 2013.
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  • Training booklet - International humanitarian norms (Arabic)
  • January 2014 - Training material
    In Syria, Geneva Call has launched a campaign using TV, video and social media and a booklet describing, with simple easy to follow graphics and voice over, the obligations that ALL fighters must respect in armed conflict to protect civilians.
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  • Los Angeles Times-Legal experts teach Syrian rebels to prevent human rights abuses
  • October 2013 - Press coverage
    Activists work near the front lines to train Syrian rebels on international humanitarian law, hoping to avert rights abuses and war crimes.
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  • Annual Report 2012
  • June 2013 - Annual reports
    This report provides a summary of all Geneva Call’s activities between January and December 2012.
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  • The Guardian - Cartoon campaign to tackle human rights abuse in Syria
  • May 2013 - Press coverage
    The “Fighter, not Killer” campaign, which involves TV and YouTube ads, and a comic strip booklet, covers the main human rights violations currently causing most concern in Syria: the use of human shields, child soldiers, chemical weapons and sexual violence.
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  • Arte - Syrie Initiative contre l'horreur Syrie: L'initiative fighter not killer
  • May 2013 - Press coverage
    Sensibiliser des rebelles Syriens aux conventions de Genève, alors qu'ils manquent de tout. Le défi est énorme et néanmoins accessible.
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  • SPIEGEL ONLINE - Kämpfe in Syrien Mit Comics gegen Kriegsverbrechen
  • May 2013 - Press coverage
    Berichte über Gräueltaten von syrischen Rebellen haben dem Image der Revolution schwer geschadet. Die Exil-Opposition will ihren Kämpfern jetzt mit Comic-Strips und YouTube-Clips die Grundregeln des Kriegsrechts beibringen: Angriffe auf Zivilisten sind verboten, ebenso wie Folter und Vergewaltigung.
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