News

16-07-2024
The Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform issued Decision No. 63 on May 21 requiring 668 farmers benefiting from the government irrigation network in the southern Aleppo plain to transit to modern irrigation systems, specifically sprinkler and drip irrigation, within three months of the decision date.

News

16-07-2024
On June 25, the final official deadline passed for the closure of two stray animal shelters in the Saboura and Shebaa areas near Damascus. The Rural Damascus governorate has sent a letter to the police command to execute the evacuation process.

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Housing Establishment Announcement No. 2459 on April 4, 2024 regarding the Council of Ministers’ approval to settle the subscription of social housing applicants

News

16-07-2024
According to Announcement No. 853 on May 9, the Ministry of Local Administration and Services of the Syrian Salvation Government has started accepting objections, comments, and suggestions on the current zoning plan of the city of Idlib, issued in 2005.

Analysis & Features

09-07-2024
On June 23, the Autonomous Administration in North and East Syria amended the Anti-Terrorism Law No. 7 of 2021. Even after the new amendments, the law remains similar to the Syrian regime's Anti-Terrorism Law No. 19 of 2012, which threatens housing, land, and property rights.

Reports & Papers

10-06-2024
This article focuses on the case study of Aleppo and documents the results of an original public opinion survey of 1,600 residents on how they value their heritage, how they perceive its destruction, whether they view reconstruction as a priority, and the extent to which they support foreign efforts to rebuild.

Directory

03-04-2024
The Military Construction Establishment (MCE) was founded in 1972 as the first state-run construction company to be established after former President Hafez Al-Assad took power.

News

09-07-2024
Activists from the Yarmouk camp have issued repeated warnings on social media in recent months about widespread property fraud occurring in the camp.

Analysis & Features

02-07-2024
On May 9, the Syrian President issued Decree No. 98 merging the General Company for Roads and Bridges and the General Company for Water Projects into a new entity called the General Company for Roads and Water Projects.

Reports and Papers

  • Housing, Land, and Property Rights Violations in Ras al-Ayn-Serê Kaniyê and Tal Abyad after 2019
    This 41-page research report sheds light on the violations of housing, land, and property rights perpetrated by the Turkish military and the SNA-affiliated armed groups in the Ras Al-Ayn/Serê Kaniyê and Tal Abyad areas.
  • Housing, Land, and Property Rights Violations in Afrin after 2018
    This research report briefs 90 face-to-face interviews PÊL conducted with victims of property rights violations or with their families. This paper also sheds light on the arbitrary rule of the Turkish Army and Syrian rebels over Afrin and their ongoing human rights violations and abuses against the original population of the region in general and the Kurds in particular.
  • Restoration of Cultural Heritage and Urban Identity in Syria
    The objective of this paper is to inform a policy dialogue on area-based approaches for urban recovery in general, and cultural heritage preservation and restoration in particular. In doing so, the aim is to foster debate on the challenges and opportunities that urban cultural heritage recovery represents.

More articles

09-07-2024
Many Idlib residents, like AbdulHamid, have lost access to their properties in Damascus and its countryside due to the disruption of free and direct movement between opposition and regime-controlled areas in northwestern Syria. This lack of access to their properties has encouraged regime loyalists to seize some of them.
03-07-2024
The areas controlled by the Syrian Salvation Government, affiliated with Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham in Idlib, are experiencing high demand in the rental market and rising prices in major cities such as Idlib, Maarrat Misrin, Sarmada, and Dana. This region already suffers from significant population density due to forced displacement and migration from regime-controlled areas across Syria.
02-07-2024
On March 14, the Syrian Prime Minister issued Decision No. 11 outlining the mechanism for issuing exclusion decisions against any investor or contractor found to have violated the terms of contracts made with public authorities. Exclusion means preventing the investor or contractor from obtaining contracts to execute projects with public authorities for the duration of the exclusion period.
25-06-2024
Depriving the Syrian mother of granting nationality to her children directly affects their rights to housing, land, and property ownership, including their ability to legally manage real estate, their rights to inheritance, and the transfer and registration of property in their names in the Land Record.