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On November 3, 2018, the Military Security Services in the city of Hama arrested a woman and her 4-month-old newborn daughter, who has a cardiac disorder, based on a malicious report. The infant was released in return for a large sum of money, while the mother was transferred to several security branches, to finally end up in the Adra Central Prison/Damascus, according to testimonies obtained by Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ. On the arrest’s day, the detained woman, 28-year-old, took her infant for a treatment session in Salah ad-Din neighborhood, central Hama,...
The Syrian authorities are forcing refugees returning from Jordan to Daraa province by land through the Nassib/Jaber border crossing to refer to the security services in the province. The returnees are also blackmailed, as they are coerced to pay money as a bribe in return for allowing them to admit the luggage they brought with them from Jordan, according to testimonies obtained by Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ. According to STJ’s field researcher in Daraa province, the people who migrated from the province are surging to the Nassib/Jaber border crossing on a daily basis,...
The inmates of Hama Central Prison ended their hunger strike which lasted for 20 days. This followed a meeting that joined them with a committee representing the Syrian government, during which they were made a promise that their demands would be studied and were notified of their files’ transference to the Russian ally to be examined, according to a testimony obtained by Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ. On December 3, 2018, one of Hama Central Prison’s inmates told STJ’s field researcher in the city of Hama the following:  “We ended our...