The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Ongoing raid campaigns | “Asayish” arrest 35 civilians from village west of Al-Raqqa

Al-Raqqa province: SOHR reliable sources Al-Suwadiyah village, west of Al-Raqqa countryside have reported internal security forces “Asayish,” has continued to close the entrances and exits of the village as a curfew measure imposed yesterday. Asayish also has continued its raid campaign and arrests more people.

This development comes in the light of popular protests that took place in Al-Suwadiyah village yesterday, denouncing the deteriorating living conditions, the shortage of sugar, and the poor quality of bread.

According to Syrian Observatory activists, the number of people arrested by Asayish campaign yesterday evening till the early hours of Monday morning has risen to at least 35 civilians.

Yesterday, SOHR activists documented the death of a child and injury of others by stray bullets of Internal Security Forces “Al-Asayesh”, while breaking protests in Al-Suwaydiyah town in Al-Raqqa countryside, which demanded improved living conditions.

“Al-Asayesh” brought huge military reinforcements and imposed curfew in Al-Suwadiyah town, and executed wide-range raid campaigns leading to the detention of over 20 civilians, while a military vehicle hit a child.