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'Targeted killings' and wave of arrests in Syria's Deraa
2019-05-22
[Al Jazeera] At least 380 civilians have been nabbed
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in Syria's Deraa and 11 people killed in apparent "assassinations" since government retook the southern province, according to the United Nations
...an organization conceived in the belief that we're just one big happy world, with the sort of results you'd expect from such nonsense...
Marta Hurtado, spokeswoman for the UN high commissioner for human rights
One man's rights are another man's existential threat.
, said the 11 cases included a number of civilians and former fighters serving in civilian local councils and the security forces.

The killings in Deraa, the birthplace of the uprising against Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Oppressor of the Syrians and the Lebs...
's rule, took place despite attempts at reconciliation between the government and former fighters.

Deraa surrendered to the Syrian army under a deal brokered by Russia in July last year. Assad's government offered amnesty to former fighters under the so-called "reconciliation" agreements.

The 11 deaths that took place from July 26, 2018, to March 13, 2019, included fatal drive-by shootings, the UN rights office said in a report.

The agency said it was not in a position to identify any perpetrators as it has no presence in Syria, which has been gripped by war since 2011.

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