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Turkish state tears down Afrin villages to build wall

Turkish state tears down Afrin villages to build wall

ANF - 2019-04-25 15:18
The invading Turkish state has been building a wall in 3 parts in the Kimare, Cilbil and Meryemin villages in an attempt to completely cut Afrin off from the rest of the region. ...
Turkish state tears down Afrin villages to build wall - ANF

"Construction of wall in Afrin is contrary to international law"

ANF - 2019-05-21 16:49
Turkey's construction of the wall in occupied Afrin is contrary to international law, according to lawyer Bedirxan Etî in Kobanê. ...

Prisoner’s mother: End the isolation in practice not theory

ANF - 2019-05-18 13:30
Hatice Soyler, mother of Ozlem Soyler who has been on a hunger strike since December 16 in the Gebze Prison protesting the Imrali isolation said the isolation must end in practice, not in theory. ...

Demonstration in Amûdê against Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-05-12 20:33
As part of its ongoing occupation efforts, the Turkish state is building a wall around Afrin. A demonstration against the construction of the wall took place today in the northern Syrian city of Amûdê. ...

Deir ez-Zor people protest Turkish attacks and wall construction

ANF - 2019-05-06 10:53
In a village of Deir ez-Zor, hundreds of people have protested against Turkish aggression in northern Syria. The Turkish state builds a wall in Afrin with the purpose of annexing the area. ...

Turkey continues with wall construction in Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-02 11:25
In order to manifest its occupation efforts, the Turkish state is building a wall around Afrin. To this end, 20 houses in the village Cilbirê have been torn down. ...

Invaders bomb villages in Afrin: At least 10 wounded

ANF - 2019-04-30 16:34
At least 5 civilians and 5 fighters were wounded in Turkish state mortar fires into occupied Afrin’s Shera district. ...

Turkish state bans May 1 in Cizre

ANF - 2019-04-30 13:05
The Turkish state has banned the rally planned for May 1 International Day of Workers and Solidarity. ...

TEV-DEM: Raise the struggle against the invading Turkish state

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
TEV-DEM protested the Turkish state building a wall in Afrin and called to raise the struggle against the invading Turkish state’s attacks against Afrin and the rest of Syrian territory. ...

Turkish FM to Visit Erbil Next Week

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:10
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is scheduled to visit Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil next week on Monday, according to Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. Cavusoglu will embark on a two-day trip to Iraq starting on 28th April, the repor ...

Swiss MP tabled motion on Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-25 11:10
Swiss deputy Bernhard Guhl drew attention to the ethnic cleansing practices carried out by the Turkish state and its mercenary allies in Afrin and demanded that the Swiss Federal Council take action against it. ...

Turkish army shells villages of Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 18:23
The Turkish state continues its attacks against Rojava. ...

Turkish army putting up wall in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 15:25
The Turkish army is putting up a wall to include Afrin in their own territory. The invading army is also increasing their military bases and outposts near the city. ...

Displaced people of Afrin protest in front of Russian base

ANF - 2019-04-22 17:23
Yesterday, thousands of displaced people from Afrin marched to a Russian base in the northern Syrian canton of Shehba and called on Russia to break its silence on the Turkish occupation of Afrin. Russia had enabled Turkey to occupy the canton. ...

“Turkey wants to occupy more areas in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-04-22 16:44
Co-chair of the Kobanê People's Council, Merwa Dirêi, says that the policy of the Turkish state against the Kurds is not new and that Ankara's Neo-Ottoman policy is meant to occupy more areas in northern Syria. ...

Turkish state settles gangs in homes confiscated in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-20 16:52
The Turkish state confiscates homes from the people of Afrin and settles gang members they brought in from Damascus in their stead. ...

Banksy unveils New York City mural protesting against Turkish artist Zehra Dogan’s imprisonment

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2019-04-08 16:15
‚I’ve painted things much more worthy of a custodial sentence‘ Banksy’s latest artwork has been unveiled; a New York-based mural dedicated to the Turkish artist Zehra Dogan, who was reportedly jailed for nearly three years over a painting. The anonymous B ...

8 soldiers killed as guerrillas hit Turkish units in Gabar

ANF - 2019-03-27 10:47
In actions by the HPG and the YJA-Star against Turkish operation units in the northern Kurdistan province of Şırnak eight soldiers of the Turkish army have been killed. There were no guerilla losses during the operation. ...

Iraq to Receive Thousands of IS Suspects from SDF Soon

BAS News - 2019-03-26 22:51
ERBIL - Iraq is expected to receive thousands of Islamic State (IS) suspects from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the near future as the militant group has been declared fully defeated in neighboring Syria. The SDF will hand over nearly ...