Turkey appears to be weaponizing the coronavirus crisis against Syrians who have few means to fight it.
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.
We call upon the international parties to show solidarity with us in order for our people return to their homes, for the occupier to leave our lands…
A US government commission has recommended Turkey submit a timeline for withdrawal from Syria.
Procrastination in holding Erdogan accountable is enabling him and his thugs to victimize more Syrian Kurds.
Two Kurdish elders in Afrin have been horrifically murdered by Turkish militia members.
Greater understanding is essential for ensuring that women can play the role they deserve in Syria’s future.
On April 24, 1915, Turkish soldiers executed thousands of Armenians in the Syrian desert.
There are now four Coronavirus test machines in North and East Syria, for four million residents.
There is little doubt that COVID-19 is spreading undetected.
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.
“This common threat cynically laughs at our borders and fortresses…”
A dire humanitarian situation is being compounded by deliberate political choices.
Despite the lack of Coronavirus testing, serious precautions have been taken.
The values that allow us to survive Coronavirus will govern the world.
The seeds are planted for a pluralistic, feminist, and democratic economy — and also a democratic society.
“Our struggle is freedom. Our resistance is victory,” was the banner many women marched under this weekend.
US Congress wants to do something for North and East Syria — if Mitch McConnell will allow it.
Sinam Sherkany Mohamad discussed the empowered status of women in AANES.
The women’s movement of North and East Syria is an example to the world.
A global symbol of the Kurdish resistance against ISIS and an important site for artistic and cultural work telling the story of struggle.
The social contract of the Syrian Democratic Council guarantees religious freedom.
By popular request, a primer for beginners, to help you understand the election.
We are fighting for democracy and justice against the greatest evils of our time.
What better chance for all concerned parties to work hand in hand toward Syria’s resurrection?
Ambassador Jeffrey’s recent remarks on US-Syria policy and bills in US Congress.
We hope that the international community will end its silence on the Turkish occupation of Afrin.
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.
Forced demographic change by the Turkish government is illegal, immoral, and inhumane.
A guide to bills in US Congress that are relevant to North and East Syria
These details paint a disturbing picture of the conditions that forced Afrin’s Kurdish population to flee — and make it clear what would happen were Turkey allowed to attack SDF-held territory again.
The people of our region do not work together because of fear, threats, or any other external factor, but rather because of a shared dream of peace, stability and coexistence.
The Turkey that Erdoğan has built is incompatible with the values of the West and has proven itself unwilling to accommodate the core tenets of NATO.
A “robust discussion” and “open dispute” occurred between Trump and Senator James Risch following Turkey’s S-400 purchase.
Women are often the peacemakers — not the makers — of war. So the women of Northeast Syria have been tireless participants, working toward democracy. They see their participation in the struggle for democracy as a key to their liberation.
Despite the many accolades that would position the SDC as a serious partner at the table for any negotiations on the future of Syria, they have been excluded from all discussions — including the constitutional committee to be hosted in Geneva.
This week two senior diplomats with the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) spoke in a panel discussion that was part of the 2019 Ministerial on International Religious Freedom hosted by the US State Department.
There’s fresh talk of the Turkish threat to North and East Syria, as Turkey moves more troops and equipment to the Syria border in an apparent move to intimidate US troops stationed in Syria. This once again poses a grave threat to the people of the North and East Syria.
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.
“Simply freeing the militants …is inhumane, and legally and morally irresponsible.”
The Senate’s version of the NDAA includes funding authority to address ISIS detainees.