The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

A year after the killing of tens of their fighters… a demonstration in al-Atareb hold Jabhat Al-Nusra responsible for staying with “al-Qaeda organization”

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received a copy of a video from al-Atareb town in the western countryside of Aleppo showing a demonstration in the town which includes dozens of young men, the video showed a demonstration leaders, speaking for the rest of the people of the town through loudspeakers, and he says: “” we took in Jabhat Al-Nusra and considered the immigrant as our brothers, and we didn’t let anyone to do them any harm, and we asked them more than once to join the Free Army, but they refused, and followed al-Qaida and al-Zawahiri and the agenda of what we don’t know, they will take responsibility of the decision that they have made, and we are a people who are unable to bear the injustice of Bashar so now you want us to bear the injustice of al-Qaeda and others?, and if they want to stay with al-Qaeda, then they are responsible of their decision, we will let them stay wherever they want to stay as long as it is not between us and the Free Army.” then the demonstrators chanted: “Free Army Forever is the leader of this country”

This demonstration came one year after the fierce clash that erupted between Jabhat Al-Nusra (al-Qaeda in Levant) against the movement of Hazm and fighters of al-Atareb town which lasted for several days in 2015, and claimed the lives of more than 100 fighters from Jabhat Al-Nusra, al-Atareb and the movement of Hazm, and after al-Nusra took control over their positions and their headquarters near al-Atareb and in the western countryside of Aleppo, the movement of Hazm announced its Disband.