Statement of the abduction of two men by the official forces between 2012 and 2016
Geneva 19th, Jan, 2019
The Human Rights Guardians sent two complaints about forced disappearances cases in Syria to enforced or involuntary disappearances Working Group.
HRG called on United Nation Experts for immediate intervention to ensure the release of detainees held by Syrian authority.
Between 2012 and 2016 government forces abducted the two men. The same as thousands of documented enforced disappearances cases across the country since the beginning of the conflict in 2011, the two victims were arrested without charge or showing any arrest warrant.
Syrian man born in 1984, he works in excavation.
On 1st, sep, 2016 The victim and his father were walking in Aleppo city in eastern AlAnsar area . They stopped by checkpoint. the members of the checkpoint arrested the son and left his father on the pretext that they have some questions and then will be released but unfortunately his still disappeared and his family did not know anything about him until now and didn’t look for him because the fear from arrest.
Waleed Al Jowed
On 11-5-2013 The victim was walking to buy his household needs in Hama and when he arrived with a taxi driver to Al Majadal checkpoint the members of that checkpoint asked their IDs then they arrested him and said to the driver that the victim is wanted by them. They took the victim out from the car and took him to an unknown place. The checkpoint was mixed between the national committees and the military security.
The driver told the victim’s family about what happened but they could not search for him because of the fear from arrest.
A complaint to the Working Group
On January 19, 2019, HRG asked Working Group urged the Syrian authorities to release the two men immediately and know their fate and whereabouts and put them under the law protection.
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