Civilian shot dead by unknown gunmen in al Bseira city in Deir Ez-Zour suburbs on July 30

The head of the committee of al Bkeir clan in al Aqidat tribe’s council affiliated with Syrian Democratic Forces, Suleiman Khalaf al Kassar, nicknamed as Abu Na’im, was shot dead by unknown gunmen in al Bseira city in the eastern suburbs of Deir Ez-Zour governorate on July 30, 2020 SNHR is still trying to contact witnesses to obtain more details of the incident. SNHR condemns all killings which target 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 and reveal their findings to the public. Stability will not be achieved in Syria without achieving a political transition towards democracy and the rule of law, implemented according to a strict timetable.