Growing violations | Turkish-backed factions seize 1,000 olive trees in Ma’baty, sells civilian houses in Afrin
Aleppo province: Turkey-backed factions continue their violations against the civilians and their properties in the Olive Branch areas.
Reliable sources have informed SOHR that 112th Brigade that serves under the banner of the Turkish-backed National Army (NA) has seized nearly 1,000 olive trees that are owned by seven forcibly displaced persons due to the Olive Branch operations though their families have obtained power of attorneys that were issued by local municipalities and authorize them to administer these properties in absence of the real owners.
On the other hand, Turkey-backed factions and military police have continued selling the houses of Afrin deported population in cheap prices. Reliable sources have informed SOHR that members of military police in Afrin city sold two houses in Al-Ashraqiyah neighborhood in Afrin city with 900 US dollars for each.
On December 20, SOHR activists reported That 112th Brigade imposed levies of 150 olive oil tanks on people from Baadanli village in Raju district. The factions also looted 350 olive trees and imposed levies on four olive presses valued at 10,000 US dollars.
Moreover, members of Turkish-backed faction also seized 800 olive trees and chopped 250 olive trees to sell them as “fire logs for heating.”
Similarly, “Jaish Al-Islam” faction cut down more than 60 pomegranate trees in Taranda village in Afrin countryside in order to sell them as “fire logs for heating.”
Furthermore, “Ahrar al-Sharqiyah” faction released a resident from Naza village in Sharan district, who had been arrested on December 3, after paying a ransom of 1,100 US dollar.