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On the grounds of lowering down the flag of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)[1] in Ad Dana town, Idlib countryside, during a demonstration, three local activists were arrested on Sep. 18, 2018.  Someone close to the activists, asked for anonymity for security purposes, testified to STJ on Sep. 20, 2018: "During a demonstration staged in Ad Dana on Friday Sep. 14, 2018, an argument arose between three civilian men who were Othman Yahiya, Ahmad Aref Najjar and Fadel al-Qesh and HTS agents when the men tried to lower HTS flags...
Fleeing their homes by the severe fighting during August and early September, the majority of internally displaced people/IDPs, returned to their towns and villages in northern rural Hama and southern rural Idlib after a de-militarized zone agreement[1] reached on September 17, 2018. Rayan al-Ahmad, the field coordinator in the Response Coordination Group, told STJ on Sep 21 that 70% of the 100,000 IDPs, 30,000 of whom documented by name, who fled rural Hama and Idlib between August 14 and September 10, have returned home. Al-Ahmad added that part of IDPs stayed in...
On September 13, 2018, the Sham Legion, affiliated with the armed Syrian opposition, arrested 20 persons in the town of Urum al-Kubra, western rural Aleppo, on the charges of promoting for conducting reconciliation deals with the Syrian government, to release five of them at a later date, according to a testimony obtained by Syrians for Truth and Justice/STJ. On September 20, 2018, the local activist Abu al-Joud al-Halabi, based in the town of Urum al-Kubra, told STJ that elements of the Sham Legion raided houses of under surveillance-persons and...