Globalist – Rapimenti, stupri, torture: così Erdogan combatte le partigiane curde

Original Article by Umberto De Giovannageli, Globablist, 11 October 2020 Un anno fa erano le eroine da “esibire” nei salotti mediatici o sulle copertine di riviste patinate. Per la loro bellezza, prim’ancora che per la loro determinazione…

Translation: General amnesty for prisoners in North and East Syria – AANES resolution

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The Justice Council of North and East Syria has announced an amnesty for prisoners, and is working on another amnesty for Syrian residents of Hol Camp Many prisoners in North and East Syria will be released via a general amnesty or have…

Haaretz – The World Celebrated Kurdish Women’s Fight Against ISIS. Now It’s Silent as They’re Raped and Tortured

Original Article by Shaina Oppenheimer, Haaretz, 10 October 2020 A year has passed since Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf was murdered along a highway in northeastern Syria, the 34-year-old dragged by her hair, beaten and shot to death by…

Database: Former ISIS members now part of Turkish-backed forces in Sere Kaniye and Tel Abyad

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Download the full report here. It's one year since Turkey launched its devastating 'Peace Spring' operation, green-lit by Donald Trump and primarily targeting the Kurds in North and East Syria. The invasion displaced an initial wave…

Report: Counter-ISIS raids and attacks in Hol Camp increase as amnesty for ISIS-linked women announced

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Body of an Iraqi refugee, shot dead by ISIS sleeper cells active within Hol Camp Key Points - Rate of anti-ISIS raids increases 118% (11, 24) in response to demand by local communities - 4 raids took place in Hol Camp, plus 6 attacks…

Fox News – Assad’s future and the Syrian Civil War could hinge on the US presidential election

Original Article by Hollie McKay, Fox News, 02 October 2020 For almost 10 years, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has presided over a country that has been brought bitterly to its knees. More than half a million people have died…

France24 – Kurds to allow IS-linked Syria families to quit Al-Hol camp

Original Article by AFP, France24, 06 October 2020 Syria's Kurds are to allow thousands of Syrians including families of Islamic State group fighters to leave a squalid and over-populated camp they run, a top official said Monday. Remaining…

Fair Observer – How the US Can Win Back Clout in Syria

Original Article by Steven Terner, Fair Observer, 06 October 2020 The humanitarian crisis in northeastern Syria is well documented. Nonetheless, despite the devastation that has occurred and the likely peril that is soon to come, pleas from…

National Interest – A Clash with Turkey Is Becoming Inevitable

Original Article by Michael Rubin, National Interest, 05 October 2020 Late last month, Mike Pompeo became the first secretary of State to visit Greece twice. While his initial remarks sought de-escalation, the reality is only one side is…

Washington Post – Kurdish-led zone vows to release Syrians from detention camp for ISIS families

Original Article by Louisa Loveluck, Washington Post, 05 October 2020 BEIRUT — Authorities in northeastern Syria said Monday that they were preparing to release thousands of Syrian families from a detention camp holding civilians displaced…