Tag Archives: Afrin

Syria/Afrin: An international human rights report talks about human rights violations in Afrin

On 14th May 2024, the CEASEFIRE Center for Civilian Rights and the Kurdish “YASA” Center for Human Rights Studies and Legal Consultations issued a detailed report on the violations to which civilians are exposed in the Afrin region by armed factions affiliated the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army under the title “Escalating human rights violations in Syria’s Afrin”. The report was …

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Syria/Afrin: In light of a major media blackout, a citizen dies under torture in the prisons of armed factions

On 20th April 2024, the administration of Al-Rai Prison informed the families of the detained Kurdish citizen, “Jangin Othman Naasan” 36, from the “Ruta/Al-Mazoula” village in the Maabatli/Mobata district. His family – his grandmother in the “Gazeah” village near Afrin city center to receive his body from the hospital in Al-Rai town in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, where he …

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The reinforcement of displaced people by military factions increases violations against indigenous civilians


A video clip on 6th April 2024 showed details of the crime of attacking an elderly Kurdish man named “Farid Suleiman Hasso” 60, and his son “Muhammed Hasso” 15, from Kakhreh/Yakhour village in Maabatli district of Afrin by two displaced shepherds and members of the military headquarters of the Al-Hamza Division (Al-Hamzat) on its land near the Gawrekan/ Gawreka village …

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A report on human rights violations in Afrin during the months of February and March 2024

Image source: Lelun

The series of violations against the indigenous people of Afrin and their property continues by various armed factions in the villages and cities of the Afrin region. These violations may vary depending on the rich agricultural seasons in the region. The months of February and March 2024 witnessed many arrests in various places in the villages and districts of the …

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Syria: A research report highlights property rights violations and forced displacement

Image source: Pel report

The “PEL – Civil Waves” organization issued a research report on HLP rights violations. They published it on 30th March 2024, entitled: “Theft of property as one of the tools of forced displacement in the Afrin, Tal Abyad, and Sere Kaniye/Ras al-Ain (Northern Syria)”. The report addressed HLP rights violations in both the Afrin region since March 2018 and the …

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Syria/Afrin: Report of Independent International Commission of Syrian Inquiry at its 55th session on the most prominent violations

Image source: attached to the report - the official website of the United Nations

The Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic issued its report on 9th February 2024, which consists of 48 pages and covers the period from 1st July to 31st December 2023. The period during which the Syrian Arab Republic witnessed the greatest escalation of actions hostility during that period, according to what the committee stated in its …

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Afrin/Syria: Repeated targeting of indigenous minors

On 13th March 2024, a displaced person in Jenderes city in Afrin region killed the 16-year-old Kurdish child, “Ahmed Khaled Mamo” from “Al-Hammam” village in the Jenderes district, in a heinous manner. The perpetrator, called “Yamen Ahmed Al-Ibrahim” is 18 years old, comes from the Sinjar district of the Idlib countryside. Ahmed was beheaded and stabbed several times, then thrown …

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“Everything is by the Power of the Weapon”, an international report highlighting human rights violations in Afrin

Last February 2024, Human Rights Watch issued a detailed report on the ongoing violations in areas under the control of National Army factions, entitled “Everything by the Power of the Weapon”. The report discussed the most prominent violations taking place in areas under the control of Turkey and the National Army factions, including the Afrin region, describing Turkish control over …

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Syria/Qamishli: A cultural symposium in commemoration of the 12th anniversary of the artist “Muhammad Ali Tijo”

Symposium speakers, from right: “Jwan Ibrahim - Suzdar Rashid - Khunav Othman - Sharif Muhammad” - Image source: from the HRRK page

The Rojava Intellectuals of Kurdistan Union (HRRK) in his center in Qamishlo held a cultural and artistic debate to memorialize the twelfth anniversary passing of the popular artist “Muhammad Ali Tijo” under the title “Muhammad Ali Tijo, the Memory of Chyayi Kurminj- Kurds Mountain”. The debate began with the screening of a documentary film about artist’s life, the most important …

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