Ongoing violations in Afrin | Women among several civilians arrested by Al-Sham Corps • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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Ongoing violations in Afrin | Women among several civilians arrested by Al-Sham Corps

SOHR sources have reported that Al-Sham Corps, which is close to the Turkish intelligence, continue to clamp down on the people of Ba’iyah village in Shirawa district in Afrin countryside. In this context, Observatory activists have confirmed that a patrol of Al-Sham Corps arrested six civilians, including women, last week for various charges, including “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration and communicating with relatives living in areas under the control of Kurdish forces in the northern countryside of Aleppo.”

 

Yesterday, SOHR activists reported that a military police patrol arrested two civilians from Jolaqan village in Jendires district for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration” with the aim of collecting ransoms.

 

Moreover, members of a military police patrol arrested a civilian from Maydan Akbas in Rajo district for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration,” and the asked his parents to pay a huge ransom for his release.

 

On the other hand, Ahrar Al-Sharqiyah faction released a civilian from Rajo district in Afrin countryside on June 28, after receiving a ransom of 2,000 USD. The civilian had been arrested on June 20 for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration.”