المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

With the continued preparations for the displacement… a batch of about 26 buses depart from Douma to the outskirts of the Eastern Ghouta amid anticipations for releasing more captives and abductees

Rif Dimashq Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the departure is continuing of fighters with their families and citizens from Douma city, in the Eastern Ghouta, on the buses exist in Douma, which successively depart, where about 26 buses have departed until now and stopped at the outskirts of the Eastern Ghouta, waiting for completing the convoy, to be launched towards the Syrian North, while it is expected that more civilian abductees and captives of the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them arrested by Jaysh Al-Islam, of who were abducted and captured previously, will be released, after tens of abductees of men, women and children were released last night.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published during the past few hours, that preparing the buses is still continuing in Douma city, to transfer those who refuse the agreement and the displaced people of fighters and their families and citizens, towards the Syrian North, after completing the batch, as a part of implementing the agreement between Jaysh Al-Islam on one hand, and the Russians and representatives of the regime on the other, and these preparations were coincided with the invade of more than 1000 citizens to warehouses of foodstuffs and fuel used to belong to Jaysh Al-Islam, and locals asserted to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the warehouses contain hundreds of tons of foodstuffs that were kept in Douma city, where the citizens took over food and fuel, after the siege imposed since 2013 on the area of the Eastern Ghouta, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received a copy of a circular issued by Jaysh al-Islam in written form, which was distributed through leaflets to the people in Douma, where Jaysh al-Islam talked about its decision to leave Douma completely after the “consulting the scholars and advisers”, and in response to popular pressure and the pressure of revolutionary institutions, as a result of a barbaric and intolerable bombardment, and that it is ready to serve those who wish to come out with it, wishing that those within the age of compulsory service to come out, because the regime required give them a six-month grace period and then calling them to serve the conscription service, and those who want to get out should start preparing for it, and for those who want to stay; the Chechen police will deploy in the vicinity of Douma, and the regime and its security branches are prevented from entering the city, and a committee will be formed to resolve the outstanding matters, while the people are given 6 months either to settle their situation or to leave the Eastern Ghouta, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from reliable sources that the agreement also provides for the return of school and university students to their educational institutions after settling the situation of the wanted ones, and reissuing identity papers for all those who lost their personal IDs during the past years, this will be carried out by coordinating with committees that will be formed for this purpose with the rehabilitation of the city and its infrastructure.

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