Lawyer shot dead by unidentified gunmen in al Qameshli city in Hasaka suburbs on April 1

A lawyer, named as Hasan Rashid al Hawwar, from al Tawil village which is administratively a part of al Qameshli city in the northeastern suburbs of Hasaka governorate, was shot dead by unknown gunmen on April 1, 2021, while he was in a restaurant in the city, which is controlled by Syrian Democratic Forces. 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 governing 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.