Press Release: American Kurdish Association (AKA), Emergency Committee for Rojava (ECR), Outlive Them NYC and Metropolitan Anarchist Coordinating Council (MACC)

For Immediate Release  –  October 11, 2019

The American Kurdish Association (AKA), Emergency Committee for Rojava (ECR), Outlive Them NYC and Metropolitan Anarchist Coordinating Council (MACC) today called upon Congress and the United Nations to press for the immediate implementation of a No-Fly Zone along the Syrian border with Turkey.

“Already dozens of innocent civilians have been injured or killed, thousands of people are being displaced. ISIS terrorists have escaped from prisons, Islamic State women are trying to seize the over-crowded Al-Hol camp — the Turkish invasion of Rojava is turning into exactly the catastrophe predicted,” said Kurdish ECR member Ozlem Goner, an assistant professor of sociology at CUNY Staten Island.

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Heyva Sor (Kurdish Red Crescent) Report: Turkish and Islamic groups military invasion in Northeast Syria 9 – 12 Oct

12.10.2019 (edited for clarity)
9 – 12 October 2019

Civilian casualties since the 9th of October– the start of the Turkish invasion- recorded by KRC team

Dead: 7, between the age of 22-71, male and female, in Kobane, Ras Al Ain, Qamishli, Derek, M4

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Injured and shocked: 8, between the age of 11-40, male and female, in Qamishli, Ras Al Ain, Derek.

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