Tag Archives: Aleppo

Motivated by poverty: Afrin’s displaced people return to Afrin and are forced to pay sums to the factions

Al-Maabatli town - Afrin. Image source: “Lelun”

As a result of the worsening cases of extreme poverty in displacement places, indigenous families were recently forced to return to their villages and homes in Afrin region, most of whom are from Aleppo, Lebanon, and Shahba areas. According to what some of people returning to the region told Lelun, the reason is due to the poor economic conditions, the …

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Aleppo: The continued siege of Sheikh Maqsood and Ashrafieh neighborhoods puts the lives of thousands of civilians at risk

The people's committees affiliated with the People's Municipality are carrying out maintenance work for the sewage system in Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood. Image source: Lilon Association

The civilians of the Kurdish-majority in Sheikh Maqsood and Ashrafieh neighborhoods in Aleppo city, which are under the control of the Autonomous Administration, suffer from recurring economic and service crises, especially after the earthquake of 6th February 2023, as a result of the imposition of the checkpoints of the Fourth Division of the Syrian Arm since the beginning of May …

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