Assassination of the activists al-Fares and Jneid casts fears on activists and workers in international organizations of Idlib in which and its vicinity 395 people were assassinated • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Assassination of the activists al-Fares and Jneid casts fears on activists and workers in international organizations of Idlib in which and its vicinity 395 people were assassinated

Idlib Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored tension and fear prevail Idlib Province and the southern sector, particularly among the activists and workers of the international organizations, against the backdrop of the double assassination of the prominent activists in the Syrian peace movement, Raed al-Fares and Hammond Jneid, and the sources stressed that the fear comes from the escalation of assassinations and the repeated assassination of more activists working in the area, within the framework of the security chaos that the rebel and Islamic factions were not able to control it or even reduce it, also these assassinations have escalated since the 26th of April 2018, which has claimed the lives of at least 395 people in assassinations at the countryside of Idlib, Aleppo, and Hama, since the 26th of April 2018, they are the wife of an Uzbek commander and his son, in addition to 95 civilians including 14 children and 6 women, of who were assassinated through bomb explosions, IED detonations, shooting, abduction, murder and then throwing the bodies in remote areas, and 256 fighters of Syrian nationality belong to Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, al-Sham Corps, the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham, Jaysh al-Izza, and other factions operating in Idlib, and 42 fighters of Somali, Uzbek, Asian, Gulf, Jordanian and Caucasian nationalities have been assassinated in the same ways, also the assassination attempts have injured tens of people with varying severity.

The assassination of al-Fares and Jneid took place on Friday, the 23rd of November 2018, when unidentified gunmen opened fire on them in Kafr Nubl town in the western countryside of Maarrat al-Nu’man city in the southern countryside of Idlib Province at noon, and then the car escaped, without the security authorities being able to identify or apprehend the executors, where the shooting caused them serious injuries and they died affected by these wounds, where they were known for their positions on the arrests of factions, the sole control of a party, and the security violations and abuses of the forces present in Idlib and the Syrian north.