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URGENT! Afrin Autonomous Administration’s call to the UN Security Council

Afrin Autonomous Administration has issued a call the UN Security Council in order for the Turkish state’s massacres against civilians to stop

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WAR ON AFRIN: Week Six CEASEFIRE IN THE U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL

38  days into the ‘neo-Ottoman’ assault on the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, Afrin Region, and with civilian casualties continuing to mount

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Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Statement on UN Resolution 2401

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are the official defense force of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria – Rojava

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Afrin’s New Assailants: Inside the Grey Wolves, The Anti-Kurdish, NATO-Aligned Group

The Grey Wolves were founded exactly 50 years ago in 1968, at the apex of a period of social revolution in Europe and the world

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AFRIN: HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH QUESTIONS TURKEY ON CIVILIAN DEATHS

Turkish Armed Forces appear to have failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties in three attacks in northwest Syria in late January 2018, Human Rights Watch said today

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Afrin: National Defense Forces pro-Assad arrive

Syrian State TV showed about 20 vehicles with heavy weapons mounted entering Afrin from the nearby village of Nubul

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WAR ON AFRIN: THE Fourth WEEK

We are now well over four weeks into the Turkish military assault on Afrin, Rojava (Western Kurdistan), one more week of massive airstrikes and use of heavy weaponry

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“The Turkish Invaders’ Use of Chemical Weapons against Citizens”

The Turkish invasion of the Afrin region of Rojava has already resulted in many innocent civilian casualties.

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TURKEY’S NOT-SO-FREE ‘FREE SYRIAN ARMY'(FSA) – 2

The gang groups that the Turkish state is utilising in the invasion operation against Afrin and what Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan calls “the National Army of Syria”, and the makeup of these groups continue to be a hot topic

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AFRIN, ROJAVA: TURKEY’S NOT-SO-FREE ‘FREE SYRIAN ARMY’

The Free Syrian Army, also called TFSA (the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army) spearheaded Turkey’s obscenely-named Operation Olive Branch into the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria – Rojava

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Statement from Antifascist Forces in Afrin

Today in Afrin, we are witnessing another attempt by the fascistic Turkish state to attack the revolutionary aspirations of the autonomous people of Rojava

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Artists in Neim Square organised ‘’Art against war” exhibition

Ehmedê Huseyin: ”Artists can create life from death. The role of the intellectuals during the war times is very important. Neim Square was a place of fear and death but today it has become the square of colour, happiness and beauty”

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WAR ON AFRIN: THE THIRD WEEK

We are now well over three weeks into the Turkish military assault on Afrin – “home to the last of the untouched Yazidi communities (some 25,000 people)…also…home to many of the internally displaced refugees in Syria

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WAR ON AFRIN: THE SECOND WEEK

We are now two weeks into the Turkish military – supported by the paramilitary groups of the Free Syrian Army (“al-Qaida & al-Nusra terrorists” ANF) – assault on Afrin

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WAR ON AFRIN: The First Seven Days

Just over a week into the Turkish military assault on Rojava, conflicting reports give varying updates on the situation in the Afrin canton

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 “Stop Turkey’s invasion of Afrin” HDP Call…

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) condemns Turkey’s invasion of Afrin region in Northern Syria and invites the international community to take immediate action to stop it

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AFRIN: International Association of Democratic Lawyers Statement

IADL denounces the invasion of Afrin in Northern Syria as a gross violation of various central principles of International Law

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The “Historic Resistance”. Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Statement

Attacks by the invading Turkish state against Afrin and Northern Syria continue

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Statement of the Democratic Self Administration of Rojava in relation to the attacks on Afrin

“Turkey is ready to launch a large-scale military operation in northern Syria, and even to annex Manbaj and Raqqa to its areas of influence to prevent the establishment of a Kurdish state.”   Over the last decades, especially in the

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Urgent, from Afrin, Rojava

In the last hour (January 20th), Erdogan’s air force attacked and bombarded Afrin. Hevals noted over 72 planes flying over Afrin and bombing indiscriminately

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