Syrian government arrests men in Aleppo to enlist them for compulsory recruitment

Editing Abd Allah Al Darwesh | Translation Glory Jabr | Translation Editing Farah Nassif 🕔 Publication Date: January 25, 2019, 11:40:30 PM wire MILITARY Syrian Army

Aleppo - SMART

On Friday, the Syrian government forces arrested dozens of men from neighborhoods of Aleppo, Northern Syria, to enlist them in compulsory military service.

Local sources reported that the Syrian government military police arrested more than 80 men aged between 18 and 22 years from the neighborhoods of al-Ansari, al-Mashhad, al-Zabdiya, al-Fardous, Bustan al-Qasr, al-Nile Street and Saif al-Dawla.

The sources added that among the detainees are four university students who have a compulsory service postponement papers.

On Oct. 2, 2018, the Syrian government arrested a number of students at the Aleppo University on charges of failing to perform compulsory military service.

The Syrian government forces continue to arrest men in the city of Aleppo and all their controlled areas of its control to enlist them for compulsory recruitment, especially in the eastern neighborhoods of the city. The Syrian government forces seized the entire city of Aleppo in December 2018 after expelling the fighters and displacing civilians.

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Editing Abd Allah Al Darwesh | Translation Glory Jabr | Translation Editing Farah Nassif 🕔 Publication Date: January 25, 2019, 11:40:30 PM wire MILITARY Syrian Army
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