Phrases against the Iranians, Hezbollah, and al-Baath Party in the Syrian south in conjunction with increased targeting by cells call themselves the “Popular Resistance”
Daraa Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory monitored phrases written by unidentified people, on walls of the Eastern Kerk town against the regime forces, al-Assad, and the presence of Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah, where they say: “were are coming -you- dogs of Iran and Hezbollat, Saraya al-Janoub” (referring to the pagan god “Allat” instead of Allah in the phrase), while other writings say: “al-Baath Party is a traitor and affiliating to it is a crime, Saraya al-Janoub,” and the continuation of writings of anti-regime phrases in Daraa countryside coincided with increased attacks against it, where the Syrian Observatory published hours ago that the security chaos continues and expand within Daraa Province in the Syrian south, also things go beyond operations carried out by unidentified parties to operations under a new name launched on the 4th of February 2018, it is the “Popular Resistance”, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the killing of at least 3 members of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, as a result of an explosive device detonation planted at a checkpoint in Namer area northeast of Daraa countryside, which killed 3 members, where this bombing operation was claimed by the “Popular Resistance”, which is the first of its operations in Daraa Province after announcing itself, in a response to the arrests and taking people for the reserve and conscription services, and to the violations against the residents of Daraa Province, which was controlled by the regime forces months ago after extensive military operation and “reconciliation and settlements”, and the Syrian Observatory published on the morning of the 4th of January 2019, that what is known as the “Popular Resistance” in Daraa province released a statement calling on young men and men of Daraa to join it, in the lite of campaigns of the regime forces for recruiting them in the “mandatory and reserve” service in regime’s army, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received a copy of the statement, it says:
“After how things have become in the southern area and after what we witnessed of treachery of the crime machine and its break of the conducted covenants and reconciliation, and what it carries out of raids, arrests, and calling the youth for the compulsory and reserve service and imposing the return of the defected members to serve side by side with the sectarian militias to kill our people in the north, exploiting the hardship of living and narrowing down on the people in the light of the difficult life conditions, we in the popular resistance will be the powerful shield that defends the people of our beloved country, Syria, with all of its spectrum wherever they are, so we invite you to join the ranks of the popular resistance that seeks to keep the injustice away of the oppressed and to follow the path of freedom, for which we have given blood, body parts, detainees, and lives.”
The Syrian Observatory monitored new phrases written by unknown people on the walls of several schools in Dael town in the middle sector of Daraa countryside, and the statements against the regime forces came as a continuation of the writings all over Daraa province, and the Syrian Observatory monitored a situation of alert among regime forces’ air intelligence in the town, but no information about arrests yet, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published in the 26th of January that unidentified persons have written more phrases on the walls of the cities and towns of Daraa countryside, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored writings on walls in Al-Hrak town in Daraa countryside read “Al-Hrak is free”, “We are coming and you will regret” and “From the revolutionaries of Al-Hrak to the revolutionaries of Idlib”, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 21st of January 2019, that it monitored more anti-regime writings in Daraa province which is under the control of the regime’s allied militiamen where unidentified persons wrote “Oh Christ Worshipers, we will never forget our martyrs”, “There is no courtyard for the revolutionaries” and “The expeditions of the Popular Resistance are coming”, on the walls of Al-Sanamayn city in Daraa countryside, as a part of the continuing campaigns of writing on the walls of the cities, towns and villages of Daraa countryside by unknown people, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 14th of January 2019, that unidentified people continue to express their dissatisfaction with the “reconciliation and settlement” with the regime forces, and denounce Bashar Assad’s regime through writings on walls of areas in Daraa Province, where the Syrian Observatory monitored that unknown people wrote on walls of Mlehat al-Atash town in Daraa countryside, some of them says “dawn with al-Baath party”, “Revolution continues” and “traitors those who join the regime forces” , The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that an escalating resentment is taking place in Da’el town in the central sector of Daraa countryside, due to the lack of fuel in the town which is used for heating and operation of furnaces, considering the low temperatures, also unknown people tore the picture of the President of the Syrian regime Bashar al-Assad in the town for the second time in the past two days, and in the same context, the Syrian Observatory monitored anti-reconciliation and anti-regime writings in Daraa countryside, where unknown people wrote “compulsory service is fighting for infidels” and “the settlement is a humiliation before death,” on the walls of Nawa city in the countryside of Daraa, while the Syrian Observatory published on the 29th of December 2018 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the writing against the Syrian regime continue within Daraa Province, where those who oppose the regime continue to write on walls of towns, city, and villages of Daraa countryside, which invoke the regime and its loyal gunmen each time, in search for them, where the Syrian Observatory monitored the writings on the walls of Nawa city in the northwestern countryside of Daraa by unknown people, they read: “down with Assad”, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the past 48 hours that the Syrian Observatory monitored new phrases written by unknown people in Daraa al-Balad in Daraa city and the Eastern Karak town in the eastern countryside of Daraa, they say: “Our pain in our livelihood will not let us forget our detainees, our dignity is above your security grip, we reject the tent of Shame.” Other read: “down with al-Baath Party, we want the detainees, and no for the mandatory service “, it is noteworthy that the Syrian Observatory published 2 days ago that the writings continue against the regime on the walls of city, town, and areas in Daraa Province city, which was controlled by the regime after it managed to end the presence of rebel and Islamic factions through “reconciliation and settlement” operations, and ending the existence of Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored unidentified people writing words on walls in Muzayrib town in the southwestern countryside of Daraa against Bashar al-Assad, they said: “Down with Assad, Down with Baath Party, death for traitors, Down with traitors”, after which a state of alert prevailed the regime forces in the areas of the writings, in an attempt to find out who wrote them, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored new writings against Bashar Assad’s regime in Daraa Province, where unknown people call themselves “knights of the regime” wrote sentences of: “down with Assad and down with the Baath Party” on the walls of al-Mata’eiya town in the countryside of Daraa, this comes within the escalation of similar writings in various areas in Daraa Province, since the regime regained control of it, either through military operations or “reconciliations and settlements,”.
And the Syrian Observatory published on the 23rd of December 2018, that the writings on the walls of Daraa province and countryside continue, recalling the writings in the province from which the Syrian revolution was started in 2011, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored writings on the walls of al-Yadoda town in the northwestern countryside of Daraa, they say: “Assad’s regime has no covenant or charter, down with the Iranian project, we will not forget the detainees, down with the Assad’s regime”, these writings come after the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored after midnight of Saturday writings on the walls of the Nawa city against the Assad regime, in which they said, “Curse Assad, leave Bashar, the popular resistance”, these writings come after a day of other writings in al-Harak town, which said: “go you criminal, down with the regime”, they also come after a demonstration of tens of people in Daraa al-Balad in Daraa city, demanded the overthrow of the regime, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published 2 days ago that demonstration took place in Daraa city on the afternoon of today Friday, the 21st of December, where tens of people started a demonstration in front of al-Omari Mosque in Daraa al-Balad in Daraa city, raising the flag of the Syrian revolution, where they condemned the fighters and leaders of the factions who have carried out “reconciliations and settlements” considering them as “traitors” and they condemned the arbitrary arrests by the security services and demanded the release of detainees, it is worth mentioning that the regime forces are not present in Daraa, despite regime’s control of Daraa Province, while Russian police intervened every now and then in Daraa al-Balad, along with the existence of “reconciliation” factions there, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 24th of August 2018 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored a protest carried out by several persons headed by the former commander in the rebel factions (Adham Karrad), after the today’s noon prayer (Jumu’ah), in Daraa Al-Balad in Daraa city, where the protesters called for releasing of the detainees, lifting the security grip and stopping the arbitrary arrests against citizens, which are used to be practiced after the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them have imposed their control over the entire province of Daraa, whether through military operations or through reconciliations and settlements, and in the same context, the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that it monitored during the last 24 hours a checkpoint of the regime forces east of Daraa arresting about 4 people on charge of “suspected to be ISIS cells”, where one of the people tried to escape but the checkpoint members shot him and catch him, then they arrested him with the other 3.
Pictures by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights show places in areas of Naf’aa and the Libyan Company within Yarmouk Basin in the western sector of Daraa countryside, which used to be controlled by Jaysh Khalid Ibn al-Walid which swore allegiance to the “Islamic State” Organization