The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Afrin violations | Turkish-backed police arrest old man from Idlib for “dealing with SDF”

Aleppo Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Reliable sources have informed SOHR that the members of a joint checkpoint of civil and military police at the entrance of Afrin city arrested an old man from Kafr Nubl city in southern Idlib, while attempting to enter Afrin with his family on their way to Azaz city.


According to SOHR sources, the old man was arrested for “dealing with Syria Democratic Forces”, despite his wife and daughter were escorting him, as they were heading to Azaz city to register the daughter in university and to visit their relatives. It is worth noting that the old man and his family live in a refugee camp in Salqeen city on the Syria border with Iskenderun region.


On December 1, reliable SOHR sources said that the Turkish-backed military police launched several security campaigns in earlier days in Sheikh Hadeed district in rural Afrin in north-western Aleppo.


According to SOHR sources, the military police arrested three women, they are a woman, her daughter and her grand daughter in Anqalah village of Sheikh Hadeed district in rural Afrin for unknown reasons. The military police also arrested the grand daughter’s son in this raid.


Meanwhile, the Turkish-backed “Suleiman Shah” (Al-Amshat) arrested Jaqalu Wastani village’s headman in Sheikh Hadeed district in rural Afrin, taking him to unknown destination.