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Displaced families from Afrin: Our houses turned into prisons

Displaced families from Afrin: Our houses turned into prisons

ANF - 2019-06-25 11:51
The occupation of Afrin by the Turkish state and its mercenary allies continue to be violently harassing the people who had not fled the city. ...
Displaced families from Afrin: Our houses turned into prisons - ANF

Afrin people called on UNESCO to revise its links with Turkey

ANF - 2019-07-12 11:24
An exhibition in Serdem Camp in Shehba tells the story of violations carried out in Afrin by the Turkish state and its mercenary allies. ...

600 civilians kidnapped in Afrin in one week

ANF - 2019-07-04 10:29
The Turkish state and its mercenary allies have kidnapped over 300 civilians in the occupied city of Afrin. The number of kidnapped civilians in the past week has reached 600. ...

Bashur Self Defense Forces: Our purpose is to protect our people

ANF - 2019-07-01 13:52
Bashure Kurdistan Self Defense Forces: As a group of young people from Behdinan and Bradost, we organized ourselves to stand against the attacks against our region and to defeat the invasion. Our purpose is to protect our people and their gains. ...

Eleven civilians from Afrin remain in Turkish custody

ANF - 2019-06-27 14:38
The trial of eleven civilians from Afrin continued in the Turkish city of Hatay bordering Syria. The defendants had been arrested and severely tortured after the occupation of Afrin. ...

Australian government takes back 8 children from ISIS families

ANF - 2019-06-25 15:03
The Australian government has taken back 8 children from ISIS member families following the official procedures with the Northern and Eastern Syrian Autonomous Administration. ...

People of Afrin: We will liberate our city

ANF - 2019-06-22 12:11
The people of Afrin vowed to resist and underlined their will to return to their houses and land. ...

Displaced Afrin Kurds resort to music to relieve heartache

Rûdaw - 2019-06-22 12:11
UN estimates 150,000 were forcibly displaced by Turkey's 2018 offensive ...

Kemalbay: The elections have turned into a referendum

ANF - 2019-06-19 16:10
HDP MP Serpil Kemalbay said workers will face a great attack after the June 23 elections, starting with the robbery of the seniority compensation, and added that voters should consider their position accordingly. ...

UNHCR: 70.8 million people forcibly displaced in 2018

ANF - 2019-06-19 12:53
Wars, violence and persecution have driven record numbers of people from their homes worldwide, according to the latest annual study by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. ...

A shop turned into a museum in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-06-19 08:51
Turning photo collection into a habit, Recep Mela Refiq has collected 5,000 photos in 10 years and converted his shop into a museum. ...

15 highlights from Patrick Shanahan’s six months as acting US SecDef

Seth Frantzman - 2019-06-19 06:39
Patrick Shanahan served as acting US Secretary of Defense from January 1, 2019. On June 18 US President Donald Trump announced he would not continue seeking confirmation. Shanahan had served […] ...

3 actions against invaders in Afrin by HRE

ANF - 2019-06-18 16:08
Afrin Liberation Forces (HRE) announced that they carried out 3 actions against invaders in the Afrin region. ...

Afrin turns into center for crimes against humanity

ANF - 2019-06-10 12:34
Under the occupation of the Turkish state and their allied gangs, Afrin has turned into a hotbed of abduction, robbery, rape, murder and crimes against humanity. ...

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. ...

Ethnic cleansing in Afrin: 60,000 people resettled in the city

ANF - 2019-06-09 12:21
At least 60,000 people have been moved to Afrin. Families transferred from other regions were placed in the center of Jindirês, Şiyê, Bilbilê, Şêra and Afrin. ...

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. ...

ISIS members escape from Turkish state ally’s prisons

ANF - 2019-06-04 14:07
ISIS members have escaped from prison in Rai, which is currently under occupation of the Turkish state and their allied gangs. ...

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. ...

Turkish army and its mercenary allies spread fires in Afrin

ANF - 2019-06-02 13:55
The occupying Turkish army and its mercenary allies set fire to agricultural fields in the villages of Cilbirê and Bênê. ...