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Turkey is Working To Pursue Societal Violence Against Religious Minorities in Syria

In a report on June 9, Genocide Watch described the deportation of residents in the territories under the control of Turkish government as a crime against humanity

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Outrage – and More Outrage …Lest we forget Hevrîn Khalaf

On 12 October 2019, Hevrîn Khalaf and her driver were killed by Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sharqiya mercenaries near the M4 Motorway as part of the Turkish military invasion «Operation Spring Peace»

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Turkish government sent Syrian refugees to Afrin

The Governorship of Istanbul announced on 22 July that the Syrian refugees not registered in the city would have to leave Istanbul in less than a month

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The AANES Remains the Only True Option for Peace, Stability, and Freedom in Syria

this democratic, rights-based polity, which was established in 2012 after the Assad regime left the area, remains the region’s best bet for stability, justice, and peace

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Uncertain Times in Rojava – The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria

What is the future for the democratic revolution trying to unfold in North and East Syria?

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Syrian people suffer after Pyrrhic victory

I took on the habit of walking through the streets of my city, Damascus, every day, particularly during the night. I love to stare into the faces and eyes of its people

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Syrian Democratic Forces: Statement to public opinion

We affirm that our war against Daesh terrorism will continue until full victory is achieved with the total elimination of its existence

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Letter from slain International Volunteer Lorenzo Orsetti

“These are difficult times, I know, but don’t give in to despair, don’t ever abandon hope, never! Not even for a second.” Lorenzo Orsetti    “I hope now that his death will say something about the cause of the Kurds.”

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Allush: DAESH prisoners exist, they are people and we need a solution

Zozan Allush, co-chair of the Humanitarian Affair Council of the Democratic Autonomous Administration of Northern and Eastern Syria, said that developing a solution for the wives and children of DAESH mercenaries is part of the fight against DAESH.

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Swiss MP says Turkey selling looted Syrian olive oil to fund militia

Swiss lawmaker Bernhard Guhl has informed authorities that Turkey could be exporting olive oil plundered in Syria in its military op there, but then being labelled as Turkish

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One Year on From Afrin, and now East of the Euphrates: More War?

“The goal of the United States from delaying this agreement is to make room for Turkey to enter easily when the US withdraw from its military bases…” (Syrian Observatory for Human Rights)

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Syria: US withdrawal does not erase Coalition’s duty towards Raqqa’s devastated civilians

UPDATE: This has been modified to reflect a clarification by US forces that the early stages of the withdrawal involve military equipment, but not troops, leaving Syria

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WHY WON’T TURKEY TALK PEACE WITH THE KURDS?

Is there not something absurd (if not for the cost in human suffering) in Turkey’s ruling coalition’s deep seated venom for the social and cultural presence of this not-Turkish people?

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Syrian Democratic Forces: “To the Public Opinion”

The White House’s decision to withdraw from northern and eastern Syria will negatively affect the campaign against terrorism of ISIS

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TEV-DEM: Peoples will resist

TEV-DEM reaffirmed the resistance that the people of Northern Syria will display against the occupation threats

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Trump-Tweeted US Troop Withdrawal Plan Would Hand Off Northeastern Syria to Turks

The Trump administration is set to rapidly withdraw U.S. military forces from northeastern Syria, where the U.S. has occupied around 30 percent of Syrian territory since mid-2016

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Syria: Will the Russia/Turkey deal on Idlib hold?

Idlib has been a rebel stronghold since the start of the uprising against Assad in 2011. More recently it has been a gathering place for rebels forced to withdraw from other parts of Syria

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DAY 256 – AFRIN UPDATE Who, is Listening?

October 2 was 256 days, 37 weeks “of violations…killing, and displacement” as well as the “seventh month of international silence on letting the murder, abuse, and looting be carried out in the Afrin area

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TEV-DEM Muslim talks about Idlib and need to build trust for real talks

TEV-DEM International Department chair, Salih Muslim said Turkey has a difficult choice ahead as to what to do with the mercenaries terror groups it has promoted and sponsored

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Idlib Will be the Final Test of Turkish-Russian Cooperation in Syria

With Turkey preparing the rebels in Idlib to repel the impending offensive by the Syrian Arab Army it seems likely that this will be the end of Turkish-Russian cooperation in Syria

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