2 abducted by Syrian Troops

Who: Ahmad Qassem Abu an-Nasr Hamza and Ali Ghazwan al-Ashaal

Date: November 22, 2011
Location: Khodor, Beqaa, Lebanon
Category: Kidnapping
Reported by: Future News.
According to News TV, 2 men,  Abu an-Nasr Hamza and Ali Ghazwan al-Ashaal, were abducted by Syrian Troops, after they crossed the border.

Shibli al-Ayssami kidnapped

Who: Shibli al-Ayssami / Shebli Al-Aysami

Category: disappeared / kidnapped

Date: May 24 2011

Location: Aley, Lebanon

Reported by: The Syrian Council for Human Rights on May 26th 2011

Shibli Alayssami, 87, a prominent Syrian politician, retired from all political activities since 1992, went missing amid “mysterious circumstances,” from the town of Aley , Lebanon. He disappeared after he left his daughter’s house, at 4.30, for a walk.

He’s believed to be held in Syria.


Ya Libnan, June 15 2011, No word on whereabouts of missing Syrian opposition leader

Now Lebanon, August 16 2011, Where is Shibli al-Ayssami?

Syrian Emergency Task Force, July 21 2011, SYRIAN REGIME’S LIMITLESS CRUELTY USING 80 YEAR OLD grand father


States Time, October 16 2011: Syrian embassy slammed over kidnappings in Lebanon


4 brothers abducted in Lebanon

Date: February 25, 2011

Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Jassem Merii al-Jassem аnԁ hіѕ three brothers – Chedid, Ahmad аnԁ Ali – wеrе reportedly abducted іn Lebanon.
What: the Jassem brothersm plus other people were arrested, in the Beqaa, when they have been seen distributing leaflets.
They disappeared when they were they way back from a police station, east of Beirut.


L’Orient-Le Jour, March 11, 2011,  Disparition de 3 opposants syriens a Beyrouth.



October 19, 2011 - According to An-Nahar Newspaper, “the family of the Syrian Al-Jassem brothers [who were abducted in Lebanon] dropped the lawsuit that they had filed for the abduction, and said that their sons are present in Syria.” Cf. article.

November 13, 2011 – According to the Lebanese Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, Jassem Merii al-Jassem, one of the four Syrian brothers kidnapped in Lebanon, has died in a Syrian prison (reported by MTV). Cf. article in NowLebanon and in naharnet.con.