Tens of families continue to enter through Abu Al-Duhur Crossing returning to their villages from which they were displaced months ago during the regime forces’ military operations in the south-east of Idlib
Idlib Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the families are continuing to enter the controlled areas of the regime forces in the south-eastern countryside of Idlib countryside, where the SOHR monitored the entry of tens of families in the past few hours, through the crossing which is under the supervision of the Russian forces in Abu Al-Duhur area in the eastern countryside of Idlib, despite the citizens’ fears of arrests that may target them by the regime forces which do not care about the presented Russian guarantees, where the Russian military police are deaf to all the violations and breaches practised against the citizens returning to their villages after they have displaced from, to other areas in Idlib countryside, during the military operation carried out by the regime forces and their allies in the south-east of Idlib province, through which they took the control of tens of villages in this countryside of Idlib province.
The Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that it monitored the continuation of entry and the return of displaced people to their towns and villages for the third successive day; through a crossing that was re-opened and supervised by forces of the Russian military police, and the number was estimated to be more than 100 people, raising to more than 300 people, the number of who entered in 3 consecutive days, also eeliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the regime forces is imposing taxes on the process of the return of the displaced people, where the regime forces impose hundreds of thousands of Syrian pounds in taxes on the vehicles, livestock, and people returning to their villages through the crossing, which aroused the resentment of people returning and those waiting to return from the unbelievable sums of money that they are required to pay in order to return to their villages from which they were displaced, and which have been almost completely looted by the regime forces and their allies when they controlled them, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored since Monday until the 21st of August; the entry of about 200 people, the majority of whom were aboard at least 36 cars and vehicles entered through the crossing -which is under the supervision of the Russian Forces- into their villages, from which they were displaced in the southeastern countryside of Idlib Province, while tens of families are still gathering near the crossing to enter through and return to their villages from which they were displaced during the violent attack of the regime forces and allies in the countryside of Idlib a few months ago, and the return came after new Russian guarantees given to the people, despite the daily violations by the regime forces of arrests, insults, theft, and looting of property in tens of villages they controlled in the southwestern countryside of the province.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published in early July 2018 that tens of displaced families returned to their villages which are under the control of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities in the southern countryside of Idlib, where the observatory’s intersected sources confirmed that the regime forces arrested tens of young men of who returned from the areas controlled by the factions and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham; to their villages which have been controlled by the regime forces months ago, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published less than 24 hours ago that tens of families which are from the villages of both eastern and south-eastern countryside of Idlib, have gathered at the area between the controlled areas of the factions and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in order to return to their houses and villages on which the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them imposed their control few months ago, during an operation against the factions and Tahrir al-Sham, and the Syrian Observatory has received information about that the regime forces allowed some families of them to enter their controlled areas, and then they will be followed by the families who wants to return the villages and towns from which they have been displaced as a result of the military operation through which the regime forces managed to take the control of tens of villages until they reached and controlled Abu Al-Duhur Military Airbase and its vicinity, also it is noteworthy that the Syrian observatory published in early April 2018, that it monitored a new demonstration taking place near an area, where the Turkish forces are stationed in Al-Sarman in the eastern countryside of Idlib, where the SOHR learned that the demonstrators called for “Turkish intervention to protect them from the regime forces and Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham and expel them”. They also called for “putting pressure on the regime forces and the Russian forces to withdraw from the area to facilitate the return of the displaced people to their areas, and the demonstrators raised banners written on them “one blood and one people, the Syrian and the Turks are one people, we demand the government of the world to live in our lands away from Assad. The Olive’s country welcomes the olive branch. The areas of the eastern countryside to where .. their fates are unknown. Our lands are green farms, bring them back to us our Turkish brothers. Take us back to our homes under your guarantee our Turkish brothers. The regime takes away our rights, kidnap our young men and kill our children. The Syrian army kills us, and the Syrian blood protects us.”