Assad’s Act of Retaliation Against his Cousin Rami Makhlouf
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, President of the Syrian regime Bashar al-Assad decided to end and dissolve the military wing of Al-Bustan Association, which belongs to his cousin Rami Makhlouf, following orders from Russia to limit the continuous expansion of recruitment by the association in return for attractive salaries, especially in the south. Syrian.
Observatory sources also confirmed that the association will continue its work within what it called the “charitable” side, preserving its cadres and managing them under the supervision of the government of the regime, including the Ministry of Social Affairs.
The Al Bustan Society, which became famous during the Syrian war, reportedly tried to recruit youths and men in Syria with attractive financial salaries of up to $ 350 per month.
This association is spread in the city of Daraa, the towns of Qarfa, Izraa and Sheikh Miskeen, as well as the villages of Al-Lajat area east of Daraa. Al-Bustan Association, which attaches its name to the word “charity”, has been able to attract about 1000 people during this short period. They joined and were recruited, as the same organization did earlier with the Syrian coast and recruited to counter ISIS, then active in the Homs desert.
The association did not remain silent about what happened, but issued a statement on social networking sites saying: “Al-Bustan Charitable Society confirms that it was and will continue to be part of the Syrian Arab people in providing assistance to every needy and sick, and is always ready to provide medical services and social services and assistance The association has risen with the support and patronage of the leader of the country, President Bashar al-Assad, and has intensified its promises and extended a helping hand to thousands of loved ones and helped them in their distress. The Association stresses that it is still continuing to provide all medical, service and treatment assistance. Maip and will remain the great supporter of science and for our students, “according to the statement.
This is not the first step Assad has taken towards his cousin Rami, who for years has entrenched Syria’s most prominent economic face, and Assad’s hand in every financial detail in the country. In the last hours, there were reports of Rami Makhlouf being placed under house arrest with his two brothers. Transmitted through social media.
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According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, President of the Syrian regime Bashar al-Assad decided to end and dissolve the military wing of Al-Bustan Association, which belongs to his cousin Rami Makhlouf.