Abductees and captives in the capital Damascus were handed over in batches from the prisons of an Islamic Movement and a rebel brigade while carrying out the displacement agreement in Barzeh • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Abductees and captives in the capital Damascus were handed over in batches from the prisons of an Islamic Movement and a rebel brigade while carrying out the displacement agreement in Barzeh

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from several reliable sources that the regime forces received about 40 prisoners and abductees from the factions which used to operate previously in the eastern outskirts of Damascus, and transferred them to their controlled areas, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights: the 40 prisoners and abductees were captured during the clashes against the rebel and Islamic factions or of those who were arrested and kidnapped previously from the outskirts of Barzeh neighborhood, and they were in prisons belong to the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham, which follows a commander in the neighbourhood, he was one of the negotiating parties with the regime about Barzeh agreement, and some of them were held by the 1st Brigade which operate in in Barzeh.
The sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the captives and abductees were present in prisons in the orchards of Barzeh, and when the pace of clashes increased and the regime advanced towards the orchards; the prisoners were taken to areas control by the factions in Barzeh neighbourhood, and then they were entered in the negotiations that ended by displacing 4 batches from the Barzeh neighbourhood towards the Syrian north.