A faction operating within the operation “Olive Branch” kills a young man from displaced people of Madaya town, in Afrin

Aleppo Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of a young man from displaced people of Madaya town in the western Rif Dimashq affected by the injury he had days ago after being shot by armed members affiliated to the Turkish-backed faction of Ahrar al-Sharqiyyah, at one of its checkpoints in Bafalyun village of Sharran Township in the eastern countryside of Afrin city, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory; the members of the checkpoint stationed in the village, stopped the displaced young man and asked him to pay a sum of money in return for letting him pass, and when the young man rejected their request, they beat him hard and when he tried to resist them, one of the members shot him directly where he has seriously wounded and died today affected by his injury.

And the SOHR published today that the clashes continue between the factions in Afrin area, which is controlled by the Turkish Forces and the factions loyal to them, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored clashes in al-Ashrafieh neighborhood of Afrin city; between members of Jaysh al-Islam against members of al-Jabha al-Shamiyyah, after a group of the last refused to pay the price of goods for a seller from the Eastern Ghouta, and this was develop to abuse and beating the owner of the goods then things turned to clashes after the intervention of Jaysh al-Islam to the side of the displaced person from al-Ghouta, but no information until the moment about casualties, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 17th of September 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that tension prevails Bafelyoun village in Afrin countryside northwest of Aleppo, after a verbal altercation between a member of al-Jabha al-Shamiyyah with one of the checkpoints that belongs to another Turkey-loyal faction in the village, which then developed into a shooting at the fighter from al-Jabha al-Shamiyyah, who is a displaced man from Madaya town in Rif Dimashq, which caused him serious injuries, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 16th of September 2019 that the the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that armed gunmen of the Turkish-backed faction of Al-Hamzat have arrested a Yazidi citizen from his house in Afrin city center north-west of Aleppo, where he was taken to unknown destination, without revealing the reasons for arresting him, and in connection to this, armed members of Al-Amshat faction operating within the operation “Olive Branch” have kidnapped an elderly citizen from Jaqla Tahtani village of Sheikh Hadid Township in Afrin countryside, where he was blackmailed to pay a ransom of 10000 US dollars in return for releasing him, which compelled him to pay the money.

And the Syrian Observatory published on the 14th of September 2019, that armed members of one of the factions that operate within the operation “Olive Branch”, have kidnapped a citizen woman and 2 of her children while they were heading from Jandairis Township to Afrin city, where they were taken to unknown destination without revealing the reasons for kidnapping them.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 13th of September 2019, that in the shadow of the daily violations practiced by the pro-Turkey factions against what remained of the Kurds of Afrin and its countryside, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the Turkish-backed Islamic faction “Al-Sham Corps” carried out a raid against civilians’ houses in Deir Ballut town of Jandairis Township in Afrin countryside, where they arrested 9 citizens and took them to unknown destination without revealing the reasons for arresting them.

And the SOHR published on the 10th of September 2019, that as violations against people of Afrin city and countryside continue by factions of “Olive Branch” Operation, armed men belong to a Turkey-loyal faction carried out a raid against civilian’s homes in Kafr Safrah village, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory: gunmen belong to the Turkey loyal faction of Samarkand Brigade stormed houses of civilians in Kafr Safrah village, during which they arrested 15 Kurdish citizens from the village and during the arrest some civilians from families of the wanted people tried to intercept the members raiding their homes, which caused members of the faction to fire directly at the civilians, injuring 4 of them including 2 women.

Earlier today, the Syrian Observatory published that the pro-Turkey factions operating within the operation “Olive Branch” are continuing their violations against the Kurdish citizens who refused previously to be displaced and insisted to stay in their areas within Afrin city and countryside in the north-western countryside of Aleppo, where gunmen affiliated to Al-Hamzat Faction have kidnapped more than 9 Kurdish citizens from Juqah village during the recent days, where they were taken to unknown destination in the frame of the arbitrary practices under the cover of arrests for various accusations the most prominent of which is “the communication and dealing previously with the Autonomous Administration”, also the Civil Police arrested a citizen in Jubana village in Afrin countryside on charge of “communication and dealing previously with the Autonomous Administration”, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 9th of September 2019, that it documented the death of a citizen from Balilku village in Afrin countryside in the basements of the Military Police loyal to Turkey in Raju Township in Afrin north of Aleppo after being arrested before days with a group of citizens without clarifying the reasons for arresting them.

And the SOHR published on the 5th of September 2019, that it documented the death of an old woman affected by the injury she had after being beaten hard by members of al-Jabha al-Shamiyyah faction on the 25th of August 2019, where her husband died at that time after being beaten by the same members while trying to rob the couple’s house in Al-Ashrafiyah neighborhood in Afrin city, where the SOHR published at that time that gunmen stormed a house of a man from Atama village in Afrin countryside and lives in Al-Ashrafiyah neighborhood in Afrin city, where sums of money were stolen from his house at dawn, and when the old man tried to defend his house, the gunmen beat and choked him and shackled his wife, which resulted in the death of the man affected by the beating and punches he was subjected to, it is noteworthy that this incident took place near a headquarter and a checkpoint of al-Jabha al-Shamiyyah in the area.

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