Report: The Political System of North and East Syria

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The new RIC report, 'Beyond the frontlines - The building of the democratic system in North and East Syria,' describes the system of political organization in North and East Syria. We spoke to over 50 political actors in North and East…

Database: November sleeper-cell attacks and raids

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ISIS sleeper-cell attacks rise by 63% following Turkish invasion, November figures confirm: Key Facts: Following the Turkish invasion, sleeper-cell attacks have risen 63%, with 83 documented attacks in November compared to 51 in September…

Database: rights violations during Turkish invasion of NE Syria

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Published in tandem with Rojava Information Center's new report, 'Turkey's war against civilians', this database documents over 150 rights violations committed by both the Turkish Armed Forces and the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army…

Turkish invasion provokes 48% rise in ISIS sleeper cell attacks

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New research by Rojava Information Center finds: Turkish invasion of North and East Syria provokes 48% rise in ISIS sleeper cell attacks Swift rise in attacks reverses ongoing decrease in sleeper cell attacks previously achieved…

Report: Displaced population and refugee camps

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This update covers the period 9th October - 2nd November, providing an overview of the impact of the invasion on existing IDP and refugee camps in the region, rioting and breakouts of ISIS affiliates, newly displaced populations and the humanitarian response to the crisis.

SDF and Coalition conduct 347 anti-ISIS raids and 476 arrests in 2019, 75% decrease since Turkish invasion

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YPG and Asayish special forces captured hundreds of sleeper cell members, in addition to thousands of ISIS members captured on the battlefield or in surrender ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reported killed in a US raid near the Turkish…

Explainer: Shifting power-plays in North and East Syria [Updated]

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Now updated with the 22nd October Russia - Turkey Agreement. With the 13 October agreement between the Syrian Democratic Forces and Damascus, and the 17 October ‘ceasefire’ agreement between Ankara and Washington, the geopolitical situation…

Erdogan’s “security zone”: Refugees and humanitarian aid in North East Syria

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This report seeks to provide an analysis of the Turkey's current invasion in terms of its humanitarian impact. We examine Erdogan’s stated reasons for the invasion of North and East Syria, including his proposals for a so-called “security…