Ahmed discussed human rights violations by Turkey and Turkish-backed militias, the occupation of Afrin, and other issues.
Sinam Sherkany Mohamad presented at two panels to highlight the human rights violations occurring in North and East Syria, especially in Afrin.
“Being a Kurd means that you have a politics combined with military action, and it is not possible to protect the Kurdish people without doing both.”
After a shocking video of detained women found naked, organizations across the world demanded an end to Turkish occupation.
“Turkey is now threatening the crucial population centers of Kobane and Qamishli,” said Nadine Maenza, Vice Chair of the USCIRF.
The WHO claimed on Twitter that they had shipped aid to North and East Syria, but so far no aid has been received by AANES.
Testing for COVID is very difficult to obtain, so no reliable estimates exist for the number of cases and deaths.
A letter by four key US Congressmen asks the US to support the opening of border crossings and the flow of humanitarian aid into North and East Syria.
“By imposing sanctions and impacting our regions, the Caesar Act will directly impact anti-terrorism efforts,” said AANES.
A US government commission has recommended Turkey submit a timeline for withdrawal from Syria.
Two Kurdish elders in Afrin have been horrifically murdered by Turkish militia members.
There are now four Coronavirus test machines in North and East Syria, for four million residents.
Despite a UN call for ceasefire during the pandemic, Turkey continues to attack North and East Syria.
Two top diplomats of Kurdish areas discuss coordination in facing the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.
This committee had been planned prior to the Coronavirus outbreak, but now takes on a new urgency.
“Turks who call the SDF terrorists unleashed Turkish backed rebels who in many ways act the same as IS did.”
121 nonprofit organizations issued an urgent call for help.
A dire humanitarian situation is being compounded by deliberate political choices.
Despite the lack of Coronavirus testing, serious precautions have been taken.
“Our struggle is freedom. Our resistance is victory,” was the banner many women marched under this weekend.
Sinam Sherkany Mohamad discussed the empowered status of women in AANES.
A global symbol of the Kurdish resistance against ISIS and an important site for artistic and cultural work telling the story of struggle.
Events and statements from 2019 to understand the full picture of how we got here.
An intense series of meetings and negotiations occurred in response to the crisis.
Over the course of three days, the participants discussed various aspects of ISIS terrorism.
The economic lives of Syrians will take years to recover. In the meantime, the suffering continues.
SDC acknowledges “our mutual commitment to peace, equality, liberty, and justice, and a world free from terror.”