– The Kurdish administration of Syria’s Afrin region indicated on Sunday that Kurdish-dominated forces fighting Turkey-backed groups in the area will shift from direct confrontation to guerrilla tactics.
“Our forces all over Afrin will become a constant nightmare for them.”The YPG is now facing some of the same Isis fighters in Afrin with whom it fought over the past four years.” Turkey pays $300 a month to the 25,000 ex ISIS and Jihadis to kill Kurds (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/w…
#BreakSilenceOnAfrin #DefendAfrin #YPGPressOffice
Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin on Sunday, raising their flags in the town centre and declaring full control after an eight-week campaign to drive out fighters from the Kurdish YPG militia.Videos show looting, torture, and pillage as Turkey’s jihadi mercenaries are let loose on Afrin City
Issa said Kurdish fighters had shown “unparalleled steadfastness and resistance” in the fight, but that Kurdish authorities had decided to evacuate civilians from Afrin “to avoid a worse humanitarian catastrophe”.Defeated but defiant. Reports of massacres by Turkish troops and the mercenaries of FSA came from around Afrin as the NATO tanks finally rolled in.
Pro-Turkish forces pillage Afrin after taking the city: Reports https://anfenglish.com/news/pro-turkish-forces-pillage-afrin-after-taking-the-city-reports-25574
Indefinite hunger strike for Afrin to launch in Geneva todayhttps://anfenglish.com/news/indefinite-hunger-strike-to-launch-in-geneva-on-march-19-25578
Turkish army attacks civilian convoy in Afrin: Dozens killed https://anfenglish.com/news/turkish-army-attacks-civilian-convoy-in-afrin-25541
Call for a boycott of Turkish goods and tourism for Afrin https://anfenglish.com/news/call-for-a-boycott-of-turkish-goods-and-tourism-for-afrin-25521
The Internationalist Commune calls on everybody to join a day of action and global solidarity, as the one that took place on 1st November 2014 for Kobane. ANF; NEWS DESK; Friday, 16 Mar 2018, 13:34. #WorldAfrinDay
Russia to speed up S-400 deliveries to Turkey – Lavrov . Coinciding with Putin’s permission to bomb Afrin and Erdogan’s green light to phase 2 of The Russian Turkstream gas pipeline Moscow yesterday okayed the request by Ankara to speed up the delivery of its S-400 air defense systems to Turkey, Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s Foreign Minister, said after talks with visiting Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu.
From daily The Independent in Britain, 7 February 2018:
Turkey accused of recruiting ex-Isis fighters in their thousands to attack Kurds in Syria
Turkey is recruiting and retraining Isis fighters to lead its invasion of the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, according to an ex-Isis…
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