Kurds in detention – Aleppo and Damascus
Members and supporters of Democratic Union Party – PYD who are detained in the Central Aleppo prison will begin a hunger strike every Wednesday because of the oppression used against them by prison authorities, and because the Syria authority did not execute the Presidential amnesty in relation to political detainees, especially Decree 61 which has not been enacted since it was issued 30 May 2011.
Ten Kurdish engineering students have been arrested in Aleppo. The following names have been confirmed:
- Mohammed Mulla Khalil
- Najib Ahmad
- Yasser Abdulkarim
- Shero Mohammed
- Sae’ed Osman
- Luqman Ali Khedo
Mohammed Akram Ramo is missing after being taken from his workplace on 19 February 2012 by military security in Damascus. He was injured at the time of the arrest and the shop was wrecked.