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Turks and Kurds trade Syria ethnic cleansing accusations | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-12-14 02:20

Turkey conducts ethnic cleansing in northern Syria, senior U.S. congressman says | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-12-13 09:56

US Senate recognizes Armenian genocide; House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair condemns ethnic cleansing in northeast Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-13 09:29

US Congressman Accuses Turkey of Conducting "Ethnic Cleansing" in Syria

BAS News - 2019-12-13 03:05
ERBIL - A US Congressman has accused Turkey of conducting an "ethnic cleansing" campaign against the Kurds in northeast of Syria, believing that Ankara's actions in the region will put the security of the area at a great risk. "Turkish President Erdogan ...

Turkey conducts ethnic cleansing in northern Syria, senior U.S. senator says | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-12-12 21:31

Syrian Kurdish leader calls on US, Russia to prevent ethnic cleansing by Turkey

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-11 06:34

Ethnic cleansing already taking place in Turkey’s Syrian safe zone - Independent | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-12-03 02:10

‘When they come, they will kill you’: Ethnic cleansing is already a reality in Turkey’s Syrian safe zone | The Independent

Independent - 2019-11-29 17:59

Turkey’s Kurds are subjected to political ‘ethnic cleansing’ | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-25 03:45

Turkey’s Kurds are subjected to political ‘ethnic cleansing’ || AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-11-23 20:28

Finland’s ETMU and researchers in solidarity with Rojava

ANF - 2019-11-21 17:10
"We call for all scientific societies, associations and conferences within Europe to act against the EU politics that support the ethnic cleansing campaign started by the Turkish state and Turkish-backed forces with ties to extremist groups in NE Syria." ...

Trump gives $4.5 million to Syria's White Helmets, which partnered with jihadists and joined Turkey's ethnic cleansing | The Grayzone

Thegrayzone - 2019-11-20 15:18

China’s Uighur camps are the latest example of ethnic cleansing with impunity.

Slate - 2019-11-18 23:24

Donald Trump Refers to Ethnic Cleansing of Kurds in Northern Syria as 'Rough Love' at Dallas Rally

Esquire - 2019-11-18 18:48

Ethnic cleansing cannot solve Kurdish question - analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-18 06:08

Ethnic cleansing is not the answer to the Kurdish question - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-11-17 11:36

Kurds watch their homes burn from afar as picture of 'ethnic cleansing' emerges

Telegraph - 2019-11-17 11:21

Independent: Erdogan’s ethnic cleansing of the Kurds is still happening now – and we have Trump to thank

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-16 03:03
Making life impossible for a civilian population can take other effective but less dramatic forms than the use of white phosphorus or roadside killings “Mass expulsion or the physical extermination of an entire ethnic or religious community – ethnic clean ...

At the UN, Erdogan shouldn’t have been permitted to show his ethnic cleansing map, and call it a “safe zone”

E-Kurd - 2019-11-15 20:50
Omar Sindi | Exclusive to Ekurd.net On September 24th, 2019, at the United Nations (UN) the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan proposed a safe zone in Rojava Kurdistan- East of the Euphrates River; the intention of this is not to establish a safe zon ...

Erdogan’s ethnic cleansing of the Kurds is still happening now – and we have Trump to thank | The Independent

Independent - 2019-11-15 18:58

Inside the Turkish border towns where refugees are pawns in Turkish president Erdogan's 'ethnic cleansing'

Telegraph - 2019-11-12 22:51

US Diplomat: Turkish-backed militias committed ‘war crimes and ethnic cleansing’

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-10 20:30

MSD calls on international community to stand up against invasion

ANF - 2019-11-01 15:52
The Syrian Democratic Council appealed to the international community to stand up against the Turkish aggression, end up its cancerous project of genocide and ethnic cleansing against the inhabitants of the region. ...

Advocate: Turkish forces doing ‘soft’ ethnic cleansing in northeast Syria – Catholic Philly

Catholicphilly - 2019-10-31 17:56

SYRIA - TURKEY Turks and jihadists in ‘soft’ ethnic cleansing of Kurds and Christians in North East Syria

Asianews - 2019-10-31 09:34

Advocate: Turkish forces doing 'soft' ethnic cleansing in northeast Syria - Catholic Standard - Multimedia Catholic News

Cathstan - 2019-10-30 07:32

Advocate: Turks doing 'soft' ethnic cleansing in Syria | Angelus News

Angelusnews - 2019-10-29 01:01

How Erdogan Planned This Ethnic Cleansing All Along

Gatestoneinstitute - 2019-10-28 08:51

Russia-Turkey deal increases chances of ethnic cleansing | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-27 11:42

Donald Trump endorses ethnic cleansing of Kurds saying they are leaving 'Safe Zone' for other areas | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-10-25 19:34

‘Cleaned out’ — the ongoing ethnic cleansing of Rojava | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2019-10-25 14:31

Don’t Call it Ethnic Cleansing: Erasing Turkey’s State Terrorism in Syria - CounterPunch.org

Counterpunch - 2019-10-25 07:35

Cornyn: Not a bad idea to get U.S. troops out of the way if Turkey planned to ‘ethnically cleanse the Kurds’

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-25 01:57
WASHINGTON — Texas Sen. John Cornyn defended the president’s abrupt decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, arguing Wednesday that with Turkey intent on ethnic cleansing of the Kurds — longtime U.S. allies in the fight against the radical Islamic Sta ...

Cornyn seeks to clarify remarks about 'ethnic cleansing' of Kurds, U.S. troop removal | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-24 23:25

Cornyn rivals blast him for defending Trump’s decision to allow ethnic cleansing of Kurds by Turkey

Dallasnews - 2019-10-24 18:57

Syrian Kurdish Leader Warns US Congress of "Ethnic Cleansing" in Northern Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-24 17:19
ERBIL — Co-chair of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) Ilham Ahmed appeared before a subcommittee of the US congress on Wednesday and warned the lawmakers of an ongoing genocide in northern Syria despite a ceasefire agreed to by Turkey. The ...

Democrats: Betrayal of Kurds risks ethnic cleansing horror | Moran - nj.com

NJ - 2019-10-23 17:21

Democrat Sen. Chris Coons Worried About Ethnic Cleansing of Syrian Kurds | Newsmax.com

Newsmax - 2019-10-23 17:17

'Cleaned out': The ongoing ethnic cleansing of Rojava

Green Left Weekly - 2019-10-23 17:08
Turkey's war on Rojava Marcel Cartier Issue 1242 Rojava Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) SDF October 23, 2019 There is little about United States President Donald Trump that one can truly be surprised by at this stage in his presidency. Buffoonery and delu ...

‘This Is Ethnic Cleansing’: A Dispatch from Kurdish Syria | by Khabat Abbas | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

Nybooks - 2019-10-23 12:56

Charlie Sennott: Turkish Attacks Against Kurds May Amount To Ethnic Cleansing

WGBH - 2019-10-22 21:50

Critics Denounce Turkey's Ceasefire Demand Announced by Pence as 'Ethnic Cleansing' of Syrian Kurds | Common Dreams News

Commondreams - 2019-10-22 01:18

Trump accused of using ‘language of ethnic cleansing’ to describe Turkey’s Syria offensive | The Independent

Independent - 2019-10-22 00:51

Kurdish military leader says his fighters still want to work with US, accuses Turkey of 'violating' cease-fire, 'ethnic cleansing'

FOX News - 2019-10-21 09:46
The Kurdish military leader who serves as commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces revealed to Fox News’ Jennifer Griffin in a telephone interview Sunday from his base inside Syria that Turkey’s military has “violated” the planned cease-fire and was cont ...

US northern Syria pullout enables 'ethnic cleansing', says SDF spokesman At least one Turkish soldier was killed on Sunday amid sporadic clashes with Kurdish fighters October 20, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-21 06:46

Trump tweet ‘paves the road for ethnic cleansing’: Syrian Kurdish authorities

Rûdaw - 2019-10-21 02:26

Noam Chomsky signs call to boycott Turkey and prevent the ethnic cleansing of Kurdish people | The Canary

Thecanary - 2019-10-21 00:19

America’s Ally in Syria Warns of Ethnic Cleansing by Turkey | The New Yorker

Newyorker - 2019-10-20 22:03

Le commandant en chef kurde: le plus important nettoyage ethnique du XXIème siècle sous les yeux des américains @KurdistanAu

L'Important - 2019-10-20 20:24
Kurdish commander General Mazlum Kobane speaks out to NBC’s Richard Engel about Turkey’s assault in Syria. “It will be the biggest ethnic cleansing operation in the 21st century and it’s happening in front of the American arm ...

Turkey's Attack on Kurds in Syria 'Biggest Ethnic Cleansing Operation in the 21st Century,' Says Top Commander

Newsweek - 2019-10-20 19:31
General Mazlum Kobane told NBC that the pullout of U.S. troops and the agreement to a buffer zone could have catastrophic consequences for the Kurds. ...

Exclusive: Top Kurdish commander calls Turkish assault ‘ethnic cleansing operation’ - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

41nbc - 2019-10-20 12:17

US Responsible for Turkey’s “Ethnic Cleansing Op.” against Kurds: SDF Commander

BAS News - 2019-10-20 11:52
ERBIL — The United States will be responsible for the Turkish-led “ethnic cleansing operation” against millions of Kurds in northern Syria, said Mazlum Kobani, top commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). In an interview with NBC, Kobani criticiz ...

Exclusive: Top Kurdish commander calls Turkish assault ‘ethnic cleansing operation’

NBC News - 2019-10-20 06:33
Kurdish commander General Mazlum Kobane speaks out to NBC’s Richard Engel about Turkey’s assault in Syria. “It will be the biggest ethnic cleansing operation in the 21st century and it’s happening in front of the American army’s eyes,” he says. ...

Under U.S. Deal, Turkish Occupation of Northern Syria Continues; Ethnic Cleansing Feared | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-10-18 21:24

In Chilling Echo Of Ethnic Cleansing, Trump Says North Syria Needed To Be ‘Cleaned Out’

Huffpost - 2019-10-18 06:14
The president called it "rough love." ...

Kurdish Political Prisoners Warn about ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in North, East Syria

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-18 02:01
Kurdish political inmates detained in the prisons of Orumiyeh, Khoy, Tabriz, and Kashmar published a statement and warned about “ethnic cleansing” in northern Syria in condemnation of the Turkish military’s incursion into… The post Kurdish Political Pris ...

Trump offered Turkey F-35 jets for not following through on Kurdish ethnic cleansing: report – Raw Story

Rawstory - 2019-10-15 08:06

Donald Trump talks tough with Turkey threatening to ‘send in thousands of troops’ if invasion of Kurds descends into ethnic cleansing

Thesun - 2019-10-13 13:49

70 UK MPs: Erdogan seeks destruction ethnic cleansing

ANF - 2019-10-12 15:10
70 deputies from the United Kingdom demanded the end of the Turkish state invasion attacks in North-East Syria. The statement said Erdogan plans ethnic cleansing against the Kurds and used mercenaries groups in the attacks. ...

Netanyahu warns against Turkey's ethnic cleansing of 'gallant Kurds'; vows to assist - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-10-11 06:52

Israel warns against an 'ethnic cleansing of the Kurds' | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-10-11 02:43

Trump is complicit in Erdogan's ethnic cleansing - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-10-10 21:09

Israel condemns Turkish ‘invasion’ in Syrian Kurdistan, warned against ‘ethnic cleansing’

E-Kurd - 2019-10-10 19:41
JERUSALEM,— Israel on Thursday slammed Turkey’s “invasion” of Kurdish areas in northern Syria and warned against “ethnic cleansing” of the Kurdish people, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement. “Israel strongly condemns the Turkish invasi ...

Netanyahu condemns 'Turkish invasion of Kurdish areas' in Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-10 14:52
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday condemned Turkey's military incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria and cautioned about the possibility of ethnic cleansing. ...

Kurds warn of ethnic cleansing ahead of expected Turkish ground invasion | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2019-10-10 14:03

NGOs, politicians, academics called on UN to act quickly

ANF - 2019-10-10 13:40
International non-governmental organizations, politicians and academics called on the UN to take action against the invasion attacks on Northern and Eastern Syria warning that "the Turkish state could carry out an ethnic cleansing". ...

Urgent call for action day against Turkish invasion of Rojava

ANF - 2019-10-08 18:10
Global Action Day on the 12th October against the Turkish occupation and ethnic cleansing of Kurds in North and East Syria. ...

Syrian Kurds fear 'ethnic cleansing' after US troop pullout announcement

FOX News - 2019-10-08 00:01
In the aftermath of President Trump’s surprise announcement Sunday that the U.S. would be withdrawing from the predominantly Kurdish enclave in Northern Syria, some left languishing claimed "ethnic cleansing" could follow. ...

British Steel bidder manages pensions of armed forces that finance ethnic-cleansing jihadists | The Canary

Thecanary - 2019-08-25 18:35

U.S.-Turkey safe zone could spur ethnic cleansing and ISIS’ resurgence - analysis | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-21 19:35

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. ...

Murder of 86-year-old Greek Christian man puts spotlight on Turkey's ethnic cleansing — Greek City Times

Greekcitytimes - 2019-05-26 18:38

Murder Of 86-Year-Old Greek Christian In Alleged Hate Crime Puts Spotlight On Turkey’s Ethnic Cleansing | The Daily Caller

Dailycaller - 2019-05-24 12:47

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. ...

Der Spiegel: There is ethnic and cultural cleansing in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 15:45
Prominent German news journal Der Spiegel published an article-analysis on Turkish state occupied Afrin. The journal pointed out that there is an ethnic and cultural cleansing going on in Afrin. ...

Turkish occupation of Afrin discussed at UN Human Rights session

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
American international conflict analyst Dr. Thoreau Redcrow underlined that a policy of ethnic cleansing is being carried out in the Afrin region since its occupation by the Turkish state. ...

In Afrin, Turkey seeks ethnic cleansing, not terror eradication

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-02-07 17:01

Plan to Bar Immigrants Who Get Public Assistance Is Trump’s Latest Attempt at Ethnic Cleansing

Theintercept - 2019-01-23 06:15

Confront Turkey's ethnic cleansing and stop indulging it

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-14 20:14

MITSOTAKIS: Turkey Committed Ethnic Cleansing In Northern Cyprus, They Will Do So Again In Kurdistan | Daily Wire

Dailywire - 2018-12-27 22:12

Afrin refugees share stories of demographic, ethnic cleansing

Rûdaw - 2018-12-02 21:41
"A chance for the people of the Afrin region to have their voices heard" ...

Dutch government backed groups involved in ethnic cleansing in Afrin: Experts

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-28 22:34

Turkey in Syria: Ruling Kurdish Afrin by Sharia Law, Ethnic Cleansing

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-05-15 02:11
by Sirwan Kajjo, May 13, 2018 At the onset of the Turkish offensive, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government declared it a “jihad” against Syrian Kurds. Turkish preachers gave sermons justifying the assault as a “holy war.” Turkey and ji ...

Turkey in Syria: Ruling Kurdish Afrin by Sharia Law, Ethnic Cleansing

Gatestoneinstitute - 2018-05-13 10:06

Committee formed to investigate ethnic cleansing in Kirkuk | SOFREP

Sofrep - 2018-05-02 21:24

Turkish attack on Afrin 'unjustified,' 'ethnic cleansing,' says Swedish party leader

K24 - 2018-03-28 03:17
Jonas Sjöstedt, head of Sweden's Left Party and Member of Parliament, speaks to Kurdistan 24 in Stockholm, Sweden, March 25, 2018. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Swedish Party Leader: Turkish attack on Afrin 'unjustified,' 'ethnic cleansing'

K24 Video - 2018-03-28 01:01

Le Figaro: Pour que le Mal triomphe, il suffit l’inaction des hommes de bien

Justice for Kurds - 2018-03-27 22:51
Ethnic cleansing against Kurds is taking place in Afrin by the Turkish army and its jihadist allies. Hundreds of deaths and thousands of refugees. The West has not raised its voice sufficiently and a new disaster ensues. This, only thirty years after the ...

YPG to launch guerrilla war, resist ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Afrin

Rûdaw - 2018-03-18 19:04
"Our forces everywhere in Afrin will become a nightmare to them" ...

Erdogan Should be Brought to the International Criminal Court for Mass Murder and Ethnic Cleansing in Rojava

Kurdistantribune - 2018-03-16 00:44

Syria's war of ethnic cleansing: Kurds threatened with beheading by Turkey's allies if they don't convert to extremism | The Independent

Independent - 2018-03-12 20:11

UN Goodwill Ambassador says Turkish attack on Afrin foreshadows genocide and ethnic cleansing

Waar Media - 2018-03-12 19:46
WAAR-DUHOK: UN Goodwill Ambassador and ISIS survivor Nadia Murad on Monday called for a ceasefire in Afrin and called on Turkey to stop the attacks on Afrin that so far have killed over 200 civilians. “Today, I received information that the area of Afrin ...

Syria's war of ethnic cleansing: US allies threatened with beheading if they don't convert or leave homes | The Independent

Independent - 2018-03-12 19:05

PressTV-'Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of ethnic cleansing in Afrin'

Presstv - 2018-03-10 17:43

Is Turkey preparing for an ethnic-cleansing of Syrian Kurds?

The Region - 2018-02-05 15:08
Is Turkey preparing for an ethnic-cleansing of Syrian Kurds? ...

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar general hit by US sanctions

BBC - 2017-12-22 00:00
Maung Maung Soe is accused of leading an ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya people. ...

Kurdistan parliament labels Tuz Khurmatu violence as ‘genocide’

Rûdaw - 2017-12-07 09:26
Acts of violence in Khurmatu are "genocide and ethnic-cleansing." ...

Rohingya crisis: US calls Myanmar action 'ethnic cleansing'

BBC - 2017-11-23 00:05
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Myanmar Rohingya Muslims suffered "horrendous atrocities". ...

Ethnic Cleansing پاكتاوی نەژادی التطهیر العرقی-

KNWE - 2017-11-08 10:55

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi speech criticised by global leaders

BBC - 2017-09-21 00:06
Myanmar's de facto leader faces growing pressure for not addressing allegations of ethnic cleansing. ...
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