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AFRIN CIVILIANS “Between a rock and a hard place”

What is the fate of predominantly Kurdish civilians in the territories occupied by the Turkish state since August 2016?

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AFRIN. Where’s the “PEACE & SECURITY” now, Turkey?

The factions of the Operation “Olive Branch”  “…are still continuing to loot and thieve the property of the citizens, and the residents confirmed that factions have imposed royalties on the owners and farmers

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Irish poet Seamas Carraher published a poem for the people of Afrin

Séamas Carraher is a working class poet and writer born on the Southside of Dublin, Ireland

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When our homes became front-line. Diaries of an internationalist in the Afrin resistance

In December 2017 I had the chance to be one of the few internationalists to be sent to Afrin to work in a society that has been under embargo for more than 6 years

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MORE BAD NEWS FROM AFRIN?

Turkey and its jihadist allies entered the Kurdish city on March 18, 2018, after 58 days bombing the region’s civilian population with the latest in NATO technology

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Defend Rojava. An Open Letter

Many of those who fled Afrin are now sleeping in open fields or tent cities, lacking the most elementary necessities

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The Other Side of Afrin Resistance: Communes are taking root

The responsibilities of communes have doubled since Turkey’s invasion. They have been securing shelter, water and electricity for the people who’s lives have been devastated by the shelling

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AFRIN: AFTER THE DELUGE

As for Afrin. While the world continues to sleep. It is surely time now to weep for its people? Before day breaks and the alarm goes off and its back to the front lines.

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USA attacks in Syria: where and what was hit

The United States together with the United Kingdom and France have finally concretise their threat of striking Syria

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AFRIN: NEW ISIS CAPITAL ON THE WAY – VIA TURKEY?

Since Turkey gained control of the Afrin Region of Rojava following its entry to Afrin City on March 18 after 58 days resistance by the Kurdish YPG and its allies, concern has continued to grow about the fate of the region

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