Atef Najib

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Atef Najib (Arabic: عاطف نجيب‎‎) was the political security chief in the city of Daraa, and is a cousin of President Assad. According to a fighter who defected to the opposition in the Syrian Civil War, Najib took "pleasure in hearing their [children being tortured by the government] painful moans".[1]


  1. ^ Shireen Qabani, "Counting the Cost in Arsal", Asharq al-Awsat, 24 March 2014.

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