Woman appeals to NGOs to reveal destiny of her missing husband in Damascus



ARA News 

Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan– More than two years ago, Mohammed Bashir Rashid, a Kurdish man from Girke Lege area in northeastern Syria, went missing in al-Hamah area in Damascus while returning home from his workplace. No news was ever heard over him since then.   

Mohammed’s wife, Amina, talked to ARA News about the incident, saying that her husband was kidnapped in the evening of the 3rd of March, 2012, while returning home. She added that in that evening the area saw clashes between rebels and regime forces.

“After months of searching, we received information that My husband was kept in an Air Force Intelligence detention in Damascus,” Amina said.

Amina complained about her family’s difficult living conditions after her husband went missing. She moved with her two children from Damascus to her parents’ house in Girke Lege in northeastern Syria. One of her children is 7 years old and suffers from asthma.    

“I appeal to the humanitarian and human rights organizations to seek the fate of my missing husband,” Amina stated to ARA News

Mohammed Bashir Rashid, born 1979 in Sikra village in the countryside of Girke Lege, had moved with his family to Damascus for work since early 2000s.    


Reporting by: Azad Jemkari

Source: ARA News



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