Violations in Afrin | “National Army” factions continue felling trees, while Al-Amshat loots 50 tins of olive oil from elderly woman
Aleppo province: As factions of the Turkish-backed “National Army” continue felling trees and bushes in the towns and villages of Afrin in north-western Aleppo, SOHR sources have reported that Al-Sham Corps, which is close the Turkish Intelligence, has felled over 50 olive trees belonging to civilians from Adamu village in Raju district in order to sell them as fire logs.
While in Sharran district, Sultan Murad Division cut off over 150 olive trees belonging to for civilians from Maydanki village in Sharran district, although the residents had filed complaints against the Turkish-backed faction in the headquarters of “Rights Restitution Committee” which took no action to put an end to the unjust felling of trees in the village.
On the other hand, Suleiman Shah Division, led by Abu Amsha, looted 50 20-litre tins of olive oil by force from an old woman known by her initials as A. J. in Khalil village in Sheikh Hadeed district (Shiaa). The faction also took over a tank of water in front of the house of the woman who could restore the tank and 17 tins of the looted oil, after she had paid 25,000 TL to a commander in Al-Amshat faction and the security official in the village known as “Sheikh Ibrahim”.
In Afrin city, however, members of “Al-Jabha Al-Shamiyyah”, led by “Nedal Al-Bayanouni” stole five tractors belonging to that old woman’s sons in the same village. Although the residents filed complaints against the militiamen of “Al-Jabha Al-Shamiyyah” and called to check security cameras in that area, the faction claimed that the cameras are broken down in order to cover up the militiamen theft.