المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

More killings on the Syrian – Turkish border of the displaced Syrians raise to at least 397, the number of victims of the Turkish Jandarma’s bullets

Idlib Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the death continues to surround the Syrians from each side, killing them by whatever way, from shelling, bombing, unknown bullets, kidnapping, and torture, ending up with snipers of the Turkish Jandarma at the outskirts of their country, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of a young man from the displaced people of the Eastern Ghouta while he was trying to escape from the specter of death and security chaos, to be killed by the bullets of the Turkish Border Guards “Jandarma, raising to 397 civilians at least, the number of citizens who have been killed since the beginning of the Syrian Revolution, including 74 children under the age of eighteen and 36 citizen women over the age of eighteen, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 28th of July 2018 that the number of casualties caused by targeting by the Turkish border guards “Jandarma” continues to rise, after the killing of citizens who tried to escape from death, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 2 citizens, one from the southern countryside of Hama the other one is from Rif Dimashq by the Turkish border guards, while 3 others from Rif Dimashq were wounded, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the injury of hundreds of others in the continued targeting by the Turkish border guards for the Syrian citizens who escaped from the military operation in their areas towards places in which they can find a safe haven that keeps them away of the death that is following them in their country Syria, in order for their children to have a better life and their fate doesn’t end up to be like the fate of more than 20000 children killed since the start of the Syrian revolution, or the fate of tens of thousands of other children who had permanent disabilities, or the fate of thousands of children who were dragged into the military operation and turned into fighters and bombers, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also published at the end of July 2017, that The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received in the past month and weeks several videos shows the victims of the Turkish border guards, of who were killed while they were trying to find a safe haven in Turkey, while a lot of the videos showed the Turkish border guards assaulting Syrian citizens after being arrested during their attempts to cross the border line, where members of the Turkish border guards beat and insult them, the last video SOHR has received was on Sunday the 30th of July 2017, and the video showed assault by hands and by a whip on several arrested young men, the video showed the young men being beaten brutally and insulted intentionally while being asked: “what do you have in Turkey to come to it? And are you smugglers?! Are you going to come to Turkey again?!”, then one of the members called his friend and commanded him to beat one of the arrested young men, and told the member who was recording the video: send me the video so I can publish it on WhatsApp, then he threatened them in case they returned to Turkey, saying: “If you are afraid of beaten why did you come to Turkey, do you want us to treat you good?!”.

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