Officials and 8 prisons and those involved in the killing of the Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf... Washington punishes individuals and entities affiliated with the regime and the Syrian opposition

Officials and 8 prisons and those involved in the killing of the Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf... Washington punishes individuals and entities affiliated with the regime and the Syrian opposition

Aug 01 2021

On Wednesday, July 28, 2021, the US Treasury imposed new sanctions on many individuals and entities associated with Syria, including senior officers in the Military Intelligence Directorate of the Syrian regime and the Ahrar al-Sharqiya Brigade of the Syrian Interim Government and its commander responsible for the killing and martyrdom of the Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf.

According to a statement by the ministry, eight prisons were classified on the list of penalties, which are:

1. SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE
2. SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 290
3. SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 248
4. SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 235
5. SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 227
6. SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 216
7. SYRIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 215
8. SYRIAN GENERAL INTELLIGENCE BRANCH 251 - AL-KHATIB
9. SAYDNAYA MILITARY PRISON
10. MOULHEM Kifah

11. SARAYA AL-AREEN
12. AHRAR AL-SHARQIYA
13. Wafiq Nasser
14. Malik Ali Habib
15. Farrukh Furkatovitch Fayzimatov
16. Raed Jassim Al-Hayes
17. Ahmad Ihsan Fayyad Al-Hayes
18. Ahmed Al-Dib
19. Asef AL-Dekker

As part of the United States' efforts to prosecute those involved in human rights violations in Syria and hold them accountable for the crimes, the Treasury Department placed the "Ahrar al-Sharqiya" group and two of its leaders on the list, responsible for serious human rights violations, including kidnappings and torture.

A US State Department statement said that the "Ahrar al-Sham" militia and its leader, Hatem Abu Shaqra, were involved in the killing of the Kurdish politician, Hevrin Khalaf, in October 2019, along with Havrin's two bodyguards, who were both liquidated and considered a war crime. Syrians to return home.

When Hevrin Khalaf was the Secretary-General of the "Future Syria" party. She was born in 1983, Derek, in Syrian Kurdistan. She was in a car on a highway coming from Qamishlo. She was stopped by members of the 123rd Brigade of the "Syrian National Army", and they also pulled her hair to pull her out of the car, and mutilated her body before her execution, according to the documentation of the United Nations investigation committee. and human rights organizations.

The Treasury said that Ahrar al-Sham has killed more hundreds since 2018 in a prison under its control near Aleppo, incorporating former ISIS members.

Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury

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