Dozens of intellectuals, writers, journalists, academics, artists, politicians, deputies and civil society organization representatives in Southern Kurdistan have founded ‘Afrin Front’ against the Turkish army’s invasion operation on Afrin.
Dêrin peshmergas: “The peshmerga didn't rupture in Kirkuk and other regions. What did rupture was the politicians who transformed the peshmerga from a force for the country, the land and the nation into peshmergas for parties, organizations, individuals."
HPG guerrillas targeted a Turkish military base in Zaxo and killed 11 Turkish soldiers.
By the call of the “Afrin Front”, founded recently by intellectuals, writers, NGO representatives and a group of MPs, a march was held today in Suleymaniye with tens of thousands of people for Afrin.
PKK Executive Committee Member Duran Kalkan spoke in the graduation ceremony of guerrilla candidates who joined the ranks of HPG and YJA-Star, and said: “We will mobilize to defend Afrin.”
HPG reported that six Turkish soldiers were killed in the countryside of Hakkari province.
People’s Defence Forces (HPG) guerrillas took action against Turkish army positions in rural Cukurca in Hakkari province.
Two mass graves containing remains of more than 90 victims of ISIS brutality uncovered in Shengal.
The Turkish army has launched operations in Dersim’s Hozat district and set fire to the Kinzir forest. Villagers are prevented from putting out the fire.
HDP Nusaybin district co-chair Ferhat Kut has been taken into custody during a house raid. Another HDP member was detained by the police in Amed.