المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

48-hour curfew starts tonight | Tension grows in Manbij city, while demonstrators attack security checkpoints.

Aleppo province: SOHR activists have reported that Manbij Military Council issued a decree, imposing a curfew in Manbij city in north-eastern Aleppo over the current events in the city. According the decree, a 48-hour curfew will start on Tuesday at 1:00 am.

In this context, SOHR have reported that some demonstrators attacked checkpoints in the city in the light of the escalating protests after a general strike against the decision of mandatory conscription. Meanwhile, members of Internal Security Forces (Asayish) shot demonstrators in Manbij countryside which caused the death of a young man, while three other demonstrators were injured.

SOHR activists reported several demonstrations in Manbaj city which is under the control of the “Manbij Military Council” of Syrian Democratic Forces, north-east of Aleppo against Internal Security Forces (Asayish) that opened fire on group of demonstrators in al-Hadhod village in north Manbij countryside, east Aleppo, rejecting the SDF campaign for mandatory conscription. SOHR activists reported that members of Internal Security Forces (Asayish) shot live ammunition at a demonstration in al-Hadhod village in northern Manbij countryside east Aleppo, rejecting the SDF campaign for mandatory conscription, which caused the death of a young man, while three other demonstrators injured.

SOHR sources had reported a demonstration in Manbij city in the north-eastern countryside of Aleppo, as demonstrators condemned the decision of mandatory conscription and the current security chaos, which started from the area of the Grand Mosque and covered the city’s neighborhoods and streets. The demonstrators also demanded the authorities allow exportation of cement and increase Manbij allocations of fuel.
Syrian Observatory activists said earlier this morning that the residents of Manbij city, which is under the control of Manbij Military Council in the north-eastern countryside of Aleppo, started a general strike, protesting the decision of mandatory conscription in areas under the control of the Autonomous Administration and the recent military campaign which led to the arrest of hundreds of people who has been driven to military service.

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