المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In the wake of the regime’s inability to control the increasing security chaos in Daraa province…the gunmen of settlements open fire on members of the “Syrian Arab Red Crescent”

Daraa Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the security chaos and the spreading of weapons in the province of Daraa in the Syrian South are continuing in the wake of the inability of the regime forces to control them, and in this context, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that members of the gunmen of settlements opened fire indiscriminately in Saham Al-Golan village in the western countryside of Daraa while officials of the “Syrian Arab Red Crescent” were delivering meals to the locals, where the gunfire came as a result of the officials’ rejection to give meals to the gunmen, without information about casualties, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday, that former fighters in the faction “Jaysh Al-Ababil” shot members of the regime forces in Jasim city in the northern countryside of Daraa, which resulted in the injury of 2 members, and according to local sources that confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that targeting the regime’s members took place due to molestation by the regime’s members to some girls in the city, and the Syrian Observatory published today, the 29th of May 2019, that learned from reliable sources that a former fighter in the ranks of Jaysh Khaled Ibn Al-Waleed which pledges allegiance to the “Islamic State” organization of those who have struck a settlement deal with the regime forces after imposing their control over Daraa province, was assassinated by unidentified gunmen in Tafas city in the western countryside of Daraa, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 26th of May 2019, that it learned that unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle assassinated yesterday evening, Saturday, a member of the 4th Division of the regime forces of those who were former members in the factions and struck recently a reconciliation and settlement deal, where he was shot near Al-Omari Mosque in Daraa Al-Balad in Daraa city, and the Syrian observatory published yesterday evening, that the arbitrary campaigns by the regime’s intelligence of raids and indiscriminate arrests are still continuing all over the province of Daraa, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the security services of the regime have arrested a former commander in the factions of those who carried out a reconciliation and had his situations settled, where he was arrested in his house in Jebab town in Daraa countryside and taken to unknown destination, and the SOHR published on the 23rd of May 2019, that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from reliable sources that the regime forces have lift today evening the siege imposed over Al-Sanamayn city 8 days after blocking the roads to the city and after preventing the entry or the exit of anyone from or into it and preventing the entry of foodstuff, and this action (the siege lifting) comes after a visit by a delegation of Hauran’s dignitaries today afternoon with the Russian forces to the city in order to reach an agreement with the regime forces to settle the dispute and lift the siege imposed over it, and the SOHR published hours ago, that the siege imposed by the regime forces on al-Sanamayn city in Daraa countryside entered its 8th consecutive day, where many foodstuffs started to run out as the regime forces prevent the entry and exit of goods to and from the city, while efforts are underway to reach an agreement that would break the siege and bring things back to what it used to be, and in the same context within the Daraa countryside, the Syrian Observatory learned from reliable sources that fighters of the “settlement and reconciliation” factions took control of al-Mziraa and al-Ray checkpoint and the military security detachment in the western countryside of Daraa, after they expelled members of the regime forces protesting against regime’s arrest of a former faction leader, who had “reconciled and settlement” and later joined the 4th Division, sources added to the Syrian Observatory that the leader was soon released and the “reconciliation” factions withdrew from the checkpoints they controlled and the situation returned to normal in the area.

And the Syrian Observatory published yesterday, that it learned that unidentified gunmen opened fire on a former fighter in Al-Mu’tazz Brigade who reconciled with the regime forces earlier, at the outskirts of Al-Muzayrib town and no information was reported so far about the reasons and circumstances of his death, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 21st of May 2019, that the siege imposed by the regime forces on al-Sanamayn city in the countryside of Daraa province entered its 7th consecutive day, amid continuous tension and cautious calm all over the city, and the Syrian Observatory learned that the regime forces allowed university students to get out of the city, but they still prevent the entry and exit of staff, civilians, and foodstuffs to and from the city, amid fears of a new escalation that leads to an armed conflicts in the area in which the Syrian citizen is the biggest loser, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday evening that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from reliable sources that the regime forces met with the Central Committee in Hauran in order to lift the siege imposed by the regime forces on the town, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; the regime forces accepted to lift the siege on the town providing that the persons who opened fire yesterday on the security box to be handed over, but the Central Committee in Hauran and through a former commander in the rebel factions who is now a member in the committee, refused to hand over the wanted and demanded the intervention of the Russian forces to settle the disagreement, thus, the regime forces maintained the siege to be imposed until now after the committee’s refusal to their request, and the Syrian Observatory published today morning, the 20th of May 2019, that widespread public tension and discontent continue within al-Sanamayn city in Daraa countryside, as regime forces’ siege of the city enters its 5th consecutive day, where the regime forces are preventing the entry of foodstuffs, in addition to preventing the entry and exit of staff and other people to and from the city, and in the same context, the Syrian Observatory learned that a citizen died of a heart attack on Sunday due to the clashes that took place in al-Sanamayn yesterday, which caused panic and intimidated the people, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday that the Syrian Observatory documented the death of an old man affected by wounds he had in shooting during clashes between unknown gunmen and the regime forces in the security box in al-Sanamayn town, while the cautious calm prevails the town amid bringing military reinforcements by the regime forces to the town, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that the Syrian Observatory monitored that unknown gunmen believed to belong to the so-called “Popular Resistance” attacked positions of the regime forces in the security box in al-Sanamayn town, where shooting was heard and information about casualties in the ranks of the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, it worth mentioning that al-Sanamayn town has been witnessing a siege since about 4 days by the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, where intersected sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the regime forces has been preventing the entry and exit of staff to and from al-Sanamayn town, in addition to preventing the workers from going out to work in the capital and prevent the entry of foodstuffs.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 16th of May 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from several reliable sources that one of the military checkpoints of the security branches in the capital Damascus; arrested a “former leader of opposition factions” in Daraa province southern of Syria, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory: the arrest took place against the backdrop of personal lawsuits against the leader filed by members from the army, who were killed in the past years in clashes at Daraa province, and the sources added to the Syrian Observatory that the arrest took place despite the “settlement and reconciliation” the leader already had, and the fact that he joined the ranks of the 4th division of the regime forces.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 9th of May 2019, that the Syrian Observatory monitored a new incident in the context of the continuous security chaos in Daraa province, which is controlled by the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, where the Syrian Observatory learned that on Wednesday, the 15th of May 2019, several members of regime forces’ criminal security members were killed and injured during an arrest operation in al-Sanamin city in the eastern countryside of Daraa, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: a patrol of the criminal security members entered al-Sanamin city in a civilian car to arrest a brother of a leader in the factions, who carried out a settlement earlier and his cousin, where the situation developed to a clash between families of the detainees and between members of the patrol, during an attempt by the last mentioned to arrest the leader, and in the clashes 2 members of the patrol were killed and 3 others were injured, in addition to confiscating the car by the people, amid tense situation prevailing in the area.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 9th of May 2019 that the assassinations and targeting continue in Daraa Province, targeting leaders and members of the former factions that carried out “reconciliation and settlements” in addition to the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them and people who cooperate with them, where the Syrian Observatory monitored the explosion of an IED after midnight of yesterday in the Daraa al-Balad in Daraa city, targeting the car of the “former Free Police commander” in Daraa al-Balad, back when the factions controlled the area, where he was killed in the explosion along with another person, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 3rd of May, that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that unknown gunmen believed to be from the “Popular Resistance” assassinated by a former member of “Jaysh al-Moataz” faction which carried out a “settlement and reconciliation” after the regime controlled Daraa, where the assassination took place in Tafas town in the countryside of Daraa by gunfire causing his immediate death.

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