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Terror in Afrin: Woman’s nails pulled out

Terror in Afrin: Woman’s nails pulled out

ANF - 2019-06-03 14:33
L.H. and family spoke about the violence in Afrin after they managed to leave by bribing the gangs. L.H. said a woman’s nails were pulled out by the gangs in their village. ...
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Basra: Protesters Slightly Injured in Clashes with Forces

BAS News - 2019-06-29 22:32
ERBIL - A number of protesters were slightly wounded in clashes with the security forces after they attempted to raid the house of the governor of Basra on Saturday evening. Demonstrations have lately been ongoing once again as the federal government has ...

Turkish regime cuts down 1.000 olive trees in Yazidi village

ANF - 2019-06-20 14:05
Yazidis forced to leave their homes due to the Turkish occupation in Afrin issued a statement in the Serdem Camp in Shehba. ...

Turkish army targeted two villages in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-10 08:46
The invading Turkish army and its mercenary allies have targeted villages in the province of Şera in Afrin, local sources reported. ...

HRE: 9 Turkish soldiers and mercenaries killed in Afrin and Azaz

ANF - 2019-06-07 21:09
HRE announced the killing of at least 9 Turkish soldiers and allied mercenaries in Afrin and Azaz regions. ...

Occupation forces set fire to cemeteries in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-04 15:13
The invading Turkish army and their allied gangs have torn down the cemetery in the Xelil village in Afrin’s Shiya district and set fire to the graves to keep the residents from making their Eid visits. ...

Thousands of people from Idlib settled in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-04 12:08
The Turkish occupying state continues its policy of demographic change in Afrin. While Kurds are being persecuted by torture, murder and kidnapping, around 4,000 people from Idlib have now settled in Afrin. ...

Turkish state allied gangs set fire to cultivated lands in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-03 19:07
The invading Turkish state and their allied gang groups have set fire to thousands of trees and hectares of cultivated land in Afrin. ...

Afrin Liberation Forces claimed new actions in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-02 14:51
The Afrin Liberation Forces said 3 invaders were killed as a result of their actions in Afrin and Mare. One military vehicle was also hit. ...

March in Basel against shame wall in Afrin built by Turkey

ANF - 2019-06-02 09:59
The shame wall built by the occupying Turkish state in Afrin and the invasion of South Kurdistan were protested with a march in Basel. ...

Occupation terror against people in Afrin: 10 civilians injured

ANF - 2019-05-30 14:04
Turkish-backed militias stormed two villages in Afrin’s Mabata district and tried to expel the residents. When the people resisted, they were shot. ...

Turkish-backed gangs killed a civilian in Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-28 16:30
The occupation forces continue their crimes against the local people in Afrin. ...

Abductions and murders on the rise in Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-27 14:56
Abductions for ransom and murders against civilians are on the rise in Turkish state occupied Afrin. The gangs tortured and killed a civilian in Afrin and several civilians were abducted in May.Policies to change the demographic makeup are still in place. ...

Halfeti people: We were tortured in custody

ANF - 2019-05-24 14:17
10 more of the persons detained in Halfeti have been released. The victims spoke about the torture. ...

Kurdish Parliamentary Factions Warn about Growing Violence in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-05-18 16:43
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers at the Iraqi parliament have warned of increasing violence and acts of terror against the Kurdish population of Khanaqin and its surrounding areas. The indigenous Kurdish population in Khanaqin villages have been several times a ...

[PICTURES]: House of a Kurd Set on Fire in Kirkuk Village

BAS News - 2019-05-18 12:17
ERBIL — A group of unidentified people overnight on Friday set fire to a house belonging to a Kurdish family in a village northwest of Kirkuk. The attack was in Palkana village which was stormed by hundreds of Arabs earlier this week where they forcefull ...

PYD delegation meets with Bremen Parliament Director on Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-17 17:36
A PYD delegation met with the State Parliament Director in Bremen, Germany about the occupation of Afrin and spoke about the Turkish state’s crimes against humanity. ...

Hunger strikers in Strasbourg have severe health issues

ANF - 2019-05-15 17:37
Dr. Fahrettin Gulsen spoke about the 5 months of the hunger strike in Strasbourg and said the activists have several serious issues, ranging from extreme weight loss to severe neurological detriment. ...

U.S. orders ‘non-emergency’ government employees to leave Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHOK The State Department on Wednesday ordered all “non-emergency U.S. government employees” to leave Iraq amid soaring tensions with Iran, which backs proxy forces there. It said in a statement that the announcement affects both the U.S. Embassy i ...

Prisoners’ families: We need courage to break the isolation

ANF - 2019-05-11 14:37
Prisoners’ families spoke about the hunger strikes their children are on and said: “Our children’s demands are our demands, we stand with them. We need courage to break the isolation.” ...

Two Sisters Stabbed to Death by Family Members in Iranian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-08 23:45
ERBIL - Two sisters were stabbed to death by their father and a brother in the Iranian Kurdistan on Wednesday evening, a monitoring group confirmed. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said that the incident took place in the Kurdish city of Sanandaj on ...