المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Continuous abuses against Afrin population | Turkish-backed Military Police arrests 4 civilians while Turkish-backed factions set forests in Jindires on fire

Aleppo province: SOHR activists have reported that members of the Turkish-backed Military Police checkpoint have arrested 4 civilians of Baedena village in Raju district on Aug 30, for serving the conscription with the former “Autonomous Administration”, in order to collect ransom, as the civilians’ parents were demanded to pay 1500 Turkish Liras for releasing their sons. One of the civilians was released after his ransom was paid, while the other three are still under arrest.

On the other hand, members of Ahrar al-Sharqiya have set bushes on fire, on September 3, on nearly 3 hectares wide and around Khaltan village in Jindires district, in preparation to cut them down and sell them later.

Yesterday, SOHR activists reported that members of the Turkish-backed military police stationed at a checkpoint at the entrance of Afrin city arrested, on September 1, a young man from Buraymajah village of Ma’batli district for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration”, where the young man was taken to unknown destination.

While on August 30, Liwaa al-Waqqas which controls Anqalah village in Sheikh Hadid district arrested two young men from the village for unknown reasons. The Turkish-backed faction asked the two young men’s family to pay a ransom in return for releasing them.

Similarly, the Turkish-backed military police arrested a young man from Afrazah village of Ma’batli district at a checkpoint in Azaz city on August 24, while he and his mother were returning from Aleppo city to Afrin city. The members of the checkpoint set the mother free and asked her to forget her son whose fate remained unknown.

On the other hand, the military police in Afrin city released a civilian from Afrin, after he paid a ransom of 4,000 USD after nearly two months of detention.

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