Before Turkey and Turkish-backed militias commit even more war crimes and human rights atrocities, uproot our communities, and cause our culture to go extinct, we must have meaningful action from the global community.
The officials discussed ways that the United States can pressure Turkey to withdraw from North and East Syria, support inclusion of North and East Syria in the UNSCR 2254 talks, UN peace talks on the future of Syria, as well as continued support for the intra-Kurdish dialog.
The Commission specifically lists crimes committed by the SNA in the Afrin region and Ras Al-Ain, which are under occupation by the Turkish state.
This brings the total number of COVID infections in North and East Syria to 1,918 cases, of which 69 have died, and 496 have recovered. This represents a dangerous phase in the region’s Coronavirus crisis, with more and more new cases being reported daily.
Sinam Sherkany Mohamad was recently profiled by The Washington Diplomat, an influential publication in international affairs circles in Washington DC. The article outlines Mohamad’s work in Washington DC, representing the interests of the Syrian Democratic Council to the US State Department, the White House, US Congress, and other US institutions and organizations.
The festival aimed to signal to the displaced, to Syria, and to the international community that Afrin’s culture is still alive and well among those who fled Afrin after the 2018 Turkish invasion and ongoing occupation of the canton. The festival’s slogan was, “a flower alone does not constitute a garden.”
The latest symposium was organized into two main segments. First, participants sought to articulate the commonalities among all Syrians, and draft a plan to unite efforts and work together in a framework that respects all the cultures, religions, and ethnicities of Syria.
“During the year that has passed since the Turkish state’s occupation of our regions, it clarifies that the main goal of the Turkish state is to occupy the region, not the pretexts that the Turkish state claimed, in addition to implementing Turkification policies in the region…”
By Sinam Sherkany Mohamad Water is the source of life. To North and East Syria, there is no source of water more vital than the Euphrates river. The Euphrates river has been used to power critical hydroelectric dams, irrigate farmland, provide transportation, maintain the many ecosystems of the region, and
By Syrian Democratic Times It has been over two months since the United States imposed harsh sanctions on Syria, following the implementation of the Caesar Act by US Congress on June 17, 2020. The sanctions have broad bipartisan support in the US Congress and are not likely to be lifted