Tag Archives: Jenderes

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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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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With the beginning of the year 2024, cases of imposing taxes and collecting financial ransoms from indigenous people have not stopped, as the date set by the armed factions for the people approached and the cases of seizing agricultural crops decreased with the end of the olive harvest season. The faction of Sultan Suleiman Shah (Al-Amshat) had announced that the …

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Syria/Afrin: Dissatisfaction of the Jenderes crime victims’ families about the Al-Rai Court decision

The Military Court in Al-Rai of the Syrian Interim Government - Image source: from the Internet

On Wednesday, 17th January 2024, the military court in Al-Rai city in the northern countryside of Aleppo, which is under the control of Syrian opposition factions, issued a death sentence against three members of the “Jaysh al-Sharqiya” faction of the Syrian National Army and acquitted another for killing four Kurdish citizens on the eve of Newroz night, 20th March 2023. …

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Baadanli village/Baadina in Raju district - Image source: Exclusive to “Lelun”

The areas under control of the armed factions of the Syrian National Army loyal to Turkey are witnessing continuous and ongoing violations in addition they restrict the indigenous population. Turkish intelligence is also participating in increasing the pace of ongoing violations, especially those occurring in the Afrin region since its occupation in 2018 until now. Violations were numerous this month, …

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The Lelun Association For Victims’ Speech at the Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva in its sixteenth session

United Nations Headquarters in Geneva - Image source: exclusive to “Lelun”

My name is “Kawa Omar” from Afrin; the Kurdish region in northern Syria and I speak on behalf of the “Lelun Association For Victims”. Here, from this platform, I would like to convey to you the suffering of our people in the Afrin region, which Turkey has occupied since March 2018. Afrin’s indigenous Kurdish population has suffered from widespread violations …

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Syria: The International Investigation Committee Report about violations by armed factions in Afrin

The Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria - Image from the commission’s official page

The Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria Report was issued on 12th September 2023. It consists of 39 pages, covers the period from 1st January to 30th June 2023, and based its methodology on 447 direct interviews, conducted either in person or remotely, talks about the most violations committed throughout the Syrian geography by various parties of the conflict. …

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Afrin: A new attack on a member of the “Peshmerg” family by gunmen

The child "Nazmi" after being assaulted by gunmen - Photo source: exclusive to "Lêlûn"

Violations against the “Peshmerg” family did not stop at the “Newroz 2023” crime in Jenderees, in which four young Kurds from one family were killed by “Sharqiya Army” faction. Rather, these violations continued to include repeated threats and attempts to target family’s members. The latest of which was the attack on grandson of the family by an armed group believed …

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