المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

New murder | Minor Iraqi refugee assassinated in al-Hawl camp

Al-Hasakah province: Reliable sources have reported that a minor Iraqi refugee was killed this morning in the second section of al-Hawl camp in al-Hasakah countryside, as he was hit with several gunshots at head.

 

It is worth noting that, the is the eight murder in the camp since the end of the first phase of the security campaign, which indicates to alarming escalation of killings in the camp.

 

On May 28, SOHR activists documented the death of a Syrian man in gunfire by ISIS affiliates in the fifth sector of al-Hawl camp in the south-eastern countryside of al-Hasakah. It is worth noting that this was the first murder that target displaced Syrian people in the camp since the end of the first phase of the security campaign.

 

Similarly, on May 19, SOHR activists documented two new murders in al-Hawl camp in the far south-eastern region of al-Hasakah, as two female Iraqi refugees were shot dead by unknown gunmen believed to be of ISIS affiliates in the camp’s first section.

 

While, on May 12, Syrian Observatory activists reported that an Iraqi refugee was shot dead by ISIS affiliates in al-Hawl camp, in the far south-east region of al-Hasakah.

 

It is worth noting that this murder was the fourth since the end of the first phase of the security campaign, which rises fears of the return of escalated murders in al-Hawl camp.

 

On May 9, the Internal Security Forces (Asayish) found, at dawn, the body of an Iraqi refugee woman with gunshot wounds in the head in the first section of al-Hawl camp, which is allocated to Iraqi refugees, and the responsibility  falls mainly on ISIS affiliates  in the camp.

 

SOHR activists also documented, on May 8, the death of an Iraqi refugee, after being shot by ISIS affiliates in the first section of al-Hawl camp in the south-east of al-Hasakah. It is worth noting that this was the second murder after the end of the first phase of the large-scale security campaign in the camp in early April.

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