Deir Ezzor protests | People continue to protest arresting Military Council members, despite explaining the reasons for their arrest by Deir Ezzor Military Council commander • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Deir Ezzor protests | People continue to protest arresting Military Council members, despite explaining the reasons for their arrest by Deir Ezzor Military Council commander

The residents in Deir Ezzor countryside have been protesting for days and demanding the release of detained members of Deir Ezzor Military Council, despite the fact that the commander of the Military Council explained the reasons for the arrest of the members.

According to the commander of Deir Ezzor Military Council, the members have been arrested for violating military systems and regulations.

The residents in Al-Ezbet city have blocked roads with burning tyres, renewing their demand for the immediate release of military detainees.

On August 2, SOHR activists reported that the residents in Deir Ezzor staged a demonstration in areas held by “SDF” for the second consecutive day to call for the release of Deir Ezzor Military Council members who were arrested a few days ago on charges of dealing with outside parties.

SOHR activists reported seeing tens of people staging a vigil to demand the release of 27 of SDF detainees in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor. The protesters blocked roads with burning rubber tyres, expressing anger at “SDF” practices.

On August 1, SOHR activists reported that residents in Al-Sour town, north of Deir Ezzor staged a protest and blocked roads with rubber tyres after being set ablaze.

The protesters called for the release of 27 SDF members of Deir Ezzor Military Council.

SDF members were arrested during a military exercise in Al-Omar oil field, which hosts the largest base of International Coalition in Syria, for “communicating with outside parties.”

According to Syrian Observatory sources, a number of detainees were transferred to the intensive care unit after being tortured.