Syrian regime arrested a professor in Damascus city, on August 26

Rakan Tawfiq al Safadi, Syrian poet and researcher, has a PhD in Abbasid Literature from Damascus University, a professor at al Qalamoun University in Deir Atteya town in Damascus suburbs governorate, from al Ghariya village in the southern suburbs of Suwayda governorate, born in 1962, was arrested on August 26, 2019, by Syrian regime forces as he was passing a checkpoint (known as Qasr al Mu’tamarat checkpoint) in Damascus city and taken to an undisclosed location.