المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

“Suleiman Shah” members devastate shops in rural Afrin in search for antiquities

SOHR sources reported seeing members of “Suleiman Shah” devastating shops of the perimeter of Al-Tahtani Mosque in “Sheikh Hadid” township in Afrin countryside, for the purpose of excavation and looting of antiquities.

On December 16, SOHR reported that members of the Turkish-backed faction Al “Hamzat”  continue the search for antiquities in Joqah located in the countryside of Afrin area northwest of Aleppo, where since the beginning of last December, the faction has been digging several sites in the area , including the shrine of “Sheikh Jamal al-Din” located between Joqah and Kokan villages, the sources added that the faction moved several bags whose contents were not known until the moment to the city of Afrin, as part of the continued distortion of the Syrian civilization by the factions through stilling and distorting the archaeological sites.

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