Ethnic Cleansing

Rape, ethnic cleansing and looting: UN reveals Turkey’s crimes in Syria – The Jerusalem Post

The abuses have been directed against women and children, and primarily target minorities such as Yazidis, Kurds and Christians. Turkish-backed extremists have committed a litany of abuses in northern Syria after Ankara illegally occupied Afrin, Jarabulus, Idlib and Tel Abyad over the last three years. The allegations have gained exposure over the last years and …

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UN rights chief calls for Turkey to probe violations in northern Syria – UN News

I also call on the Turkish authorities to respect international law and to ensure that violations committed by armed groups under Turkey’s effective control cease UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Michelle Bachelet warned that the human rights situation in places such as Afrin, Ras al-Ain and Tel Abyad, is grim, with violence …

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