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Pro-Autonomous Administration Asayesh Forces arrest Leaders in the Kurdish Reform Movement in Syria


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The pro-Autonomous Administration Asayesh forces arrested two leaders in the Kurdish Reform Movement in Syria and took them to an unknown place.

On Sunday evening, November27, 2016, the Asayesh forces arrested Jadaan Ali, a member of the General Coordination Committee in the Movement and the Representative of the movement in Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). He was visiting the village of Sheikh Ibrahimi, located in the Derick region (al-Malikiayah) in al-Hasakah, northeast of Syria.   

On November, Monday 28, 2016, another patrol led by the Asayesh forces arrested Hawas Khalil, also a member of the General Coordination Committee in the Movement and the Kurdish National Council Representative in the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution. Hawas was arrested from his home in Girkê lagê- Maabadah. No reason for the arrest was given.

Syrians for Truth and Justice  received a copy of a statement by the Kurdish Reform Movement in Syria stating the leading figures in the Movement came to Syria in order to participate in the third general meeting of the Movement. The statement denounced and condemned the arrest as well as called on the relevant parties and human rights organizations to raise their voices to protest against these practices by the Autonomous Administration in northern Syria.

An update:

Both activists were realsed on Nov 29, 2016, after many hourse of detention by Asayesh 

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