Human Rights Defenders were kidnapped in Human Rights Day

razanHuman Rights Activists were shocked about the news of kidnapping Lawyer and Human Rights Activist Razan Zaitouneh and three of her colleagues working in the same field, and they are : Human Rights Activist Samira Alkhalil, Mr. Wael Hamada; he is Razan’s husband , and Lawyer Nazem Al-Hamidi, where masked armed group kidnapped them from office of Violations Documentations Centre in the city of Doma, where our colleagues were working ( the armed group are unknown to the moment of issuing this statement ).
As known, kidnapping in general is prohibited in International Humanitarian Law and Customary International Human Rights Law; which is a binding law, so it is considered a war crime, their perpetrators must be pursued and hold accountable