Two Syrian activists assassinated in Idlib countryside
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Two Syrian activists assassinated in Idlib countryside

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Orient Net
Date: 2018-11-23 13:54
Unknown armed men assassinated two Syrian activists in Idlib countryside on Friday (Nov. 23), Orient correspondent said.

The two activists Raed Fares and Hammoud Juneid were shot dead by unknown persons from a moving vehicle in Kafr Nabl town, Orient correspondent added.

They both died shortly of their wounds. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

Fares and Juneid are among the most prominent human rights and revolutionary activists in Idlib.

Fares survived an earlier assassination attempt in 2014 when he was shot in the chest by armed men. He started the Union of Revolutionary Bureaus which employed hundreds of Syrians. In addition to Radio Fresh which was closed more than once.

Juneid is also one of the first media activists who documented the Assad regime abuses against the Syrians since the early days of the Syrian revolution in Idlib.

It is noteworthy that Juneid and Fares were within the same team with Khaled Issa, the media activist, who was killed in 2016.


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