Afrin … Two women and a baby girl were arrested
Aleppo countryside (Afrin on April 11, 2021): Armed men armed with weapons and armored cars raided the house of the 63-year-old citizen (Khalida Ibrahim), in the town of Jandrees in Afrin, and arrested her and her daughter Hana Ibrahim and her infant daughter, and took them to an unknown location.
Yesterday, the (Hamza Division) militia launched a campaign of random raids and searches in the village of Basuta in the Sherawa district of Afrin, during which 6 people were arrested, among whom were known: “Battal Fathi Battal (42 years), Hussein Omar Alloush (22) years old, Shiro Muhammad Khalil (23 years old). ), Khalil Muhammad Ali (21 years old), who were taken to a prison in the village of Abdou, in the Sherawa sub-district.
The Turkish-backed armed groups continue to carry out more arrests and kidnappings of civilians, as the rates of violence, crime, arrest and kidnapping have increased in the Afrin region and all of the areas controlled by the Turkish armed forces in northern Syria.
Turkish forces and the Syrian armed groups supported by them continue to commit more violations and do not care about calls to stop the daily raids, arrest and kidnap citizens for the motive of obtaining ransom, prevent their families from knowing the location or reasons for their detention, refuse to bring them to trial and prevent them from appointing a lawyer.
In February 2021, the areas under Turkish control in northern Syria witnessed the arrest of (77) persons, and in March (55) persons of whom we were able to document their names, while the actual number is more than that, especially since there are names their families have reserved to mention, in addition to cases of detention. We were not able to access it, and the killing of civilians under torture, and numerous cases of violation were monitored and documented.
The prevalence in this region has become daily systematic looting operations, appropriation of people’s homes and properties, olive seasons, logging and other activities, in addition to daily arbitrary arrests, kidnapping of people as hostages in exchange for a ransom, and harassment of the population.
Launching military chaos and dozens of terrorist groups is a deliberate Turkish policy; However, it is carried out by the “Syrian armed groups” under the name of the “Syrian National Army” of the Syrian Interim Government / Coalition, and all of this is taking place under the watchful eyes of the Turkish forces and their participation.
Since the Turkish forces took control of the city of Afrin and its incursion into northern Syria, the arrest of (7,433) people was documented, where (1098) people were tortured, of whom 137 were killed, about 5,100 of them were released, while the fate of the rest of the detainees is still unknown, while a number of They were released after a ransom was paid to 1,255 people. In addition, 2,391 people were killed as a result of combat operations, bombings, assassinations, and battle remnants of unexploded mines.