Mass demonstration in Al-Tabaqah | Residents express rejection of regime reconciliation deals in west Al-Raqqah countryside
Al-Raqqah province: SOHR sources have reported that hundreds of civilians from the regime-controlled city of Al-Tabaqah in Al-Raqqah province staged a mass demonstration, demanding toppling of the Syrian regime. The demonstrators also expressed their rejection of the reconciliation deals conducted by regime forces in the western countryside of Al-Raqqah, where they lift placards with slogans written on them read “go and reconcile with the remains of fatalities, children and widows – how come a slaughter reconcile with his victims – we will not accept any reconciliations before the regime reconcile with the martyrs it have killed – reconciliation deals are humiliating.”
Yesterday, Al-Raqqah city witnessed broad rejection by tribes and dignitaries of the region over the regime’s announcement of starting “reconciliation deals” a few days ago in the south-east countryside of the city.
Activists, elders, and dignitaries have gathered in Al-Afadlah Tribe headquarters in the city and issued a statement in which they stressed that the process of striking “reconciliations” posed a direct threat to the region that has been out of the Syrian regime’s control since 2013.
It is worth noting that the regime forces and Iranian-backed militias controlling only several villages and towns in the west and the south-east countryside of Al-Raqqah.
On January 10, reliable sources informed SOHR that regime security services opened a reconciliation committee at Al-Basil School in Sabkhah village in the eastern countryside of Al-Raqqa, to settle the “security situation of wanted persons” with Russian guarantees.
On January 7, SOHR activists reported after concluding reconciliations in Al-Mayadeen city that started on November, 2021 by the regime forces in areas under their control in Deir Ezzor, the regime forces on January 3 opened a center for striking reconciliation in Al-Shamitiyah town in west Deir Ezzor adjacent to areas under the control of the Syrian Democratic forces (SDF).
Regime forces and security services started reconciliation deals in Deir Ezzor city on November 13, 2021, before they moved to Al-Mayadeen city in eastern Deir Ezzor and Al-Bokamal city on the Syria-Iraq border.