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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'(FSA)

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 (AFFA)

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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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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Turkey demands “patriotic” coverage of “Operation Olive Branch”(sic)

On January 24, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the freedom-of-the-press NGO, with its head office in Paris, France, condemned the “increase in censorship and social media arrests in Turkey, that has accompanied the Afrin Operation.”

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