The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Mostly students | Military Intelligence Department arrests 12 young men in Rif Dimashq

Rif Dimashq province: Members of the Military Police Department arrested 12 young men in Yalda town in Rif Dimashq for “failing to perform compulsory service”, where the members deployed at Baibla and Al-Balaa squares and Al-Kashk yard in the town, stopped and inspected the identity cards of the passengers.

According to reliable SOHR sources, the young men who were arrested are mostly students, who have postponement cards of military recruitment service, where several of the arrested young members were transferred to Palestine department in Damascus.

Regime-held areas witness continuous arrest campaigns, to take young people to their compulsory service.

Yesterday, members of a patrol of the Military Intelligence Department arrested four young men, two of which are from Haza town and two others from Jobar neighbourhood and living in Ain Tarma in Rif Dimashq for “not performing compulsory service.”