Damascus Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: reliable sources told the Syrian Observatory that villages and towns in the Western Ghouta of Rif Dimashq are witnessing security tensions, where regime’s intelligence are tightening security by establishing new checkpoints in the vicinity of areas of the Western Ghouta.
And according to the Syrian Observatory’s information, this takes place when civilians pass on the new checkpoints, after the spread of writings against the regime forces in the past few days, in villages and towns of Deir Makir, Kanaker, and al-Danjah, which demanded the release of detainees from regime’s prisons and the release of Iranian militia forces from Syria.
The Syrian Observatory published on the 6th of December 2019 that sources informed the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that phrases were seen on walls of houses in Deir Maker town in Rif Dimashq, demanding the release of detainees from the Syrian regime’s prisons, and expressing the rejection of the Iranian presence in Syria.
It is noteworthy that the areas that came under control of the regime forces after evacuating the armed groups and the residents who refused to struck reconciliation deals, witness repeated similar actions expressing the popular rejection against the presence of these militias.
On 5th of December, SOHR published that reliable sources informed the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, that anonymous persons tore a picture of the head of the Syrian regime -Bashar Al-Assad- hanged on the building of a school in Douma city.
According to the sources of SOHR; unknown persons wrote anti-regime phrases on the school’s walls, including “overthrow the regime .. revolutionaries of Al-Ghouta are coming back .. we demand the release of detainees”.
Local sources informed SOHR that the regime’s intelligence deployed 4 checkpoints in the vicinity of the school after the incident, in addition to closing the school completely, amid a state of security tightening at all checkpoints in Douma city and its surroundings.
SOHR published on November 20, that local sources informed the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that regime’s intelligence imposed a curfew in Mesraba town in the Eastern Ghouta, and according to the Syrian Observatory’s information: the curfew came against the backdrop of anti-regime writing by unknown people on some school walls and other walls in the town, which led regime’s intelligence to launch a big raid in the town lasted for several hours, during which they arrested about 20 people, most of them were former fighters of Jaysh al-Islam who made “settlements”, and their arrest came on the back drop of phrases against the regime.