Regime violations | Officers and soldiers take over houses of expatriates and displaced people in eastern Ghouta, lodging their families in them
Reliable sources in eastern Ghouta have told SOHR that regime officers and soldiers from the Syrian coastline took over a large number of houses in the past few weeks and months, in Douma, Ain Tarma, Zamalka and Kafr Batna in eastern Ghouta, Rif Dimashq.
According to SOHR sources, officers and soldiers volunteered in the regime army have taken over abandoned houses belonging to oppositionists and people, who have been displaced to northern Syria, nearby Al-Burj Al-Tebbi in Douma city, in addition to some farms in the area between Douma and Harasta cities. The regime officers and soldiers have renovated the recently-seized buildings, and brought their families later from the Syrian coastline to live in them.
Similarly, other regime officers and soldiers took over a large number of houses in Al-Arin and Al-Karam neighbourhoods in Kafr Batna town. These houses are owned by oppositionists live abroad.
The regime’s affiliates also took over a large number of houses in the area overlooking the road to Aswaq Al-Khair in Ain Tarma town, as well as other houses nearby the road to Al-Motahalik Al-Janobi (the Southern Bypass) towards Zamalka city. The regime officers and soldiers also renovated the damaged houses, before brining in their families to these areas from the Syrian coastline to live there.