A civilian with special needs was killed by unknown gunmen in Gharbiya al Sharqiya village in Deir Ez-Zour on Jan 24

A man with special needs, named as Hafez Ismail al Dahham, from Gharbiya al Sharqiya village which is administratively a part of Soor town in the northern suburbs of Deir Ez-Zour governorate, was shot dead by unknown gunmen in the village on January 24, 2021. SNHR is still trying to contact witnesses to obtain more details of the incident.
SNHR condemns all attacks of this nature which target and kill civilians, and calls on the controlling forces in each area to bear responsibility for protecting civilians in the areas under their control, and to conduct investigations into all such incidents and reveal their findings to the public. Stability will not be achieved in Syria without achieving a political transition towards democracy implemented according to a strict timetable.