Violent Turkish border pushbacks | Jandarma beat civilian trying to cross to Turkey • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Violent Turkish border pushbacks | Jandarma beat civilian trying to cross to Turkey

 

Al-Hasakah province: SOHR activists have reported that a civilian known by his initials as “A.N.” suffered fractures in the neck, arm and leg by the Turkish Jandarma, while he was trying to cross the borders via smuggling from Syria to Turkey in al-Arada village northern of Abu Rassin district in al-Hasakah province.

According to sources, three persons from al-Shadadi region tried to cross the borders through al-Arada village, where two of them succeeded in crossing to Turkey, while the third was caught by Turkish Jandarma and got severely beaten with sticks, rifle stocks, kicks and punches and got thrown back to Syrian. Residents of the region took him to al-Dirbaseya dispensary to receive first aid.

On November 14, SOHR activists reported that Turkish Border Guard Forces (Jandarma) severely beat a Syrian woman who was trying to sneak into Turkey from the border village of Aradah, north of Abu Rasin (Zarkan) in north al-Hasakah countryside.

Observatory activists also reported that that Turkish Jandarma left the woman at the border strip, after being severely beaten, as she was taken by the residents there to Darbasidya dispensary.

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