Aleppo | HTS beat women and arrest displaced people in refugee camp, while demonstrators demand the release of detainees in HTS prisons
SOHR sources have reported that security forces of Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham have stormed a camp in the western countryside of Aleppo, arresting several people, after verbal argument and hand-to-hand fighting between the camp’s residents on one hand, and staff of relief organization and HTS members on the other.
According to SOHR sources, several pickup vehicles with a submachine guns installed over them affiliated to HTS have stormed Hourta refugee camp near Kafr Naseh town, where the security forces arrested several people and beat several women, including a pregnant lady and an old woman.
On the other hand, several women demonstrated in Al-Sahara village in Aleppo countryside, demanding the release of the affiliates of the “Islamic Party of Liberation” held in HTS prisons.
On March 7, SOHR activists monitored several women staging a demonstration in Telaada town in the northern countryside of Idlib, demanding the release of their husbands and sons, who had been arrested by Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham for “belonging to the jihadi organization of Hurras Al-Din”. These arrests were a part of HTS security campaign launched throughout Idlib a few days ago, targeting commanders and members of “Hurras al-Din” organization which swore allegiance to “al-Qaida”.
On the other hand, another female demonstration took place in Al-Sahara town in west Aleppo countryside, where women demanded the release of their husbands and sons, affiliates the “Islamic Party of Liberation”, who were arrested by HTS security services a few days ago. It is worth noting that HTS security services attacked a similar demonstration place in Al-Sahara town yesterday.
On February 28, SOHR sources reported that a group of Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham stormed several houses in Kelley town in Idlib countryside, arresting two displaced non-Syrian young men for “belonging to Hurras Al-Din organization”, while their fate remained unknown.
A day earlier, reliable sources informed SOHR that Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham arrested two members of the “Islamic Party of Liberation”, including a non-Syrian, in Kelley town in northern Idlib. Meanwhile, HTS amassed its troops in Deir Hassan town in northern Idlib in order to storm several houses and arrest suspects affiliated to “Hurras al-Din” organization which swore allegiance to al-Qaida.
On February 26, SOHR sources reported that HTS continued its security campaign against the jihadist organization of “Huraa al-Din” in Idlib province, where reliable sources told the Syrian Observatory that “Tahrir al-Sham” arrested two people of the organization in the town of Kelley in northern countryside of Idlib. Also, a Chechen woman was arrested in the city of Idlib, as well as the arrest of a former leader of “Huraa al-Din” in the morning in Deir Hassan in northern Idlib, bringing the number of individuals arrested during the day to six people, including a woman.