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3 Years Of Afrin Occupation: A Wide Record Of Turkish Crimes Against Civilians

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3 Years Of Afrin Occupation: A Wide Record Of Turkish Crimes Against Civilians

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This year marks the third anniversary of Turkish forces and their factions’ gaining control over Afrin and the suburbs of the northern countryside of Aleppo.

Throughout these years, Turkish crimes against civilians have continued in the region, as well as the changing of the demographic structure in the region by displacing the residents from their homes and their replacement with families of the pro-Ankara factions. Sources stated that more than 300 thousand people have been displaced from Afrin after the Turkish invasion in 2018.

In addition to the systematic displacement, there were arrests and kidnappings under false pretenses and alleged accusations of dealing with the SDF against everyone whom the “pro-Ankara factions” wanted to be arrested, while the detainees were released after their families were pressured to pay a ransom. The sources indicate the existence of about 1000 kidnapped in the prisons of these factions with unknown status or location so far.

Moreover, the pro-Ankara factions robbed civilians’ properties, including homes, agricultural lands etc, as the sources confirmed that Ankara factions had seized more than 1,300 homes in Afrin and its surroundings and distributed them to the families of the militants or turned them into military headquarters, as well as seized agricultural lands estimated to be ​​more than 600 hectares which include about 3 million olive trees.

The processes of demographic change and the distortion of the Syrian identity in the region also included the establishment of local councils belonging to the Turkish governors, the raising of the Turkish flag throughout the region, the imposition of the Turkish language in Afrin schools and the establishment of religious institutes and schools that teach children extremist ideas of the Justice and Development Party ruling in Ankara, spreading strictness and separating between males and females among children at an early age, which recalls the methodology of ISIS.

Plans to change the identity of Afrin citizens included distorting of local history, as the famous archaeological sites in Afrin were subjected to random exploration in search of archaeological finds that were stolen and smuggled to Turkey.

According to the sources, more than 44 archaeological sites were brought to blowing, looting and vandalism, most notably the location of the “Prophet Hory” and “Ein Dara”, while about 350 graves of the Yazidi sect were exhumed, and more than 15 religious shrines were sabotaged.

On the security side, throughout the three years under the influence of the Turkish forces and their factions Afrin witnessed a state of security chaos, and successive bombings that caused civilian casualties, estimated at more than 300 people and about 700 injured, in addition to the victims of the clashes that erupted occasionally due to infighting between the Turkish-backed factions in the region.

It is noteworthy that the Turkish forces and their factions took control of Afrin on March 18, 2018, after the SDF refused to hand over the area to the Free Syrian army to protect it from the Turkish invasion, which ultimately made the Turks and their militants take control over it.

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Ivanus59

Just one mistake near the end:
“It is noteworthy that the Turkish forces and their factions took control of Afrin on March 18, 2018, after the SDF refused to hand over the area to the Free Syrian army to protect it from the Turkish invasion, which ultimately made the Turks and their militants take control over it.”
Not to the FSA as FSA are terrorist proxies of Erdogania (and previously of USA/Saudi/Turkey). You meant to say to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the armed forces of the official state of Syrian Arab Republic.

Clarence Spangle

ISIS = Khazar = Kiev junta = Zionist IMFcomment image

Jens Holm

Very clever observation. I can add men not has right to vote there and their suits are inspired by skotland but shorter.

Cromwell

I was going to say that,the so called FSA ARE the bloody Turks,why has this area been allowed to be occupied for three years?if they can get away with it for three years why not forever?the area should have been hit 24/7with airstrikes and missiles.

Jens Holm

Assads denyed to give the YPGs any ANY local influence and YPG also had to give them their weapons apart from officers. Things should return to socalled normal.

That happens even the russians tryed hard to at least give the YPG a little more then commas.

By that YPG was not even associated with Assads and got at least symbolic help just as when the YPG tryed to take Al Bab from both sides. No even thin coalision. It was give up, what You dies for. We dont care about what happens apart from dark unrealistic rhetorichs.

YPG by that of course could not defend Afrin.

Assads dont have any capasity to attack Afrin and hardly any other parts. Russia might like it. If Turks has Afrin there are less problems for them to cover the Assad areas.

johnny rotten

The Nazi Germany that destroyed everything in its path was itself destroyed.
NATO, which is the continuation of Nazism, is following the same path, its countries are also destined to end up in rubble.

Jens Holm

Johnny the rat, which never left the Childhood.

Clarence Spangle

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Jens Holm

Johnny rat again.

Phoron

This doesnt make sense.

Nazi Germany was indeed destroyed.

NATO is not the continuation of Naziism (which was destroyed and rendered politically unviable as a result), but of western liberalism, victors of World War Two, vanquishers of fascism.

johnny rotten

That version of the story is the official one but it is wrong, NATO was founded on what they had saved Nazi cadres, Operation Paperclip tells you anything? and Unit 731 (Japan) nothing here too? however the first NATO commanders were Nazi generals until at least the 1970s, some examples:
Adolf Heusinger, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, the highest military rank of the organization, until 1964.
Johannes Steinhoff, chairman of the NATO Military Committee (1971-1974).
Hans Speidel was a Nazi Lieutenant-General, Chief of Staff and one of Erwin Rommel’s most prominent field officers, he became Supreme Commander of NATO Allied Forces in Central Europe from 1957 to 1963.
Johann von Kielmansegg, rose to the top of NATO as Commander-in-Chief of the Central European Special Forces in 1967.
etc. etc.

Phoron

None of those three generals were hardened nazis – nor even NSDAP part members- and passed the denazification program well. Spiedel infact played a role in the plot against Hitler, iirc.

Completely disbanding the German military and rendering everyone within it’s former apparatus wouldnt have made any sense. It would have been similar to the Bremmer policy of Iraq, and possibly led to the same sort of result (widespread insurgency).

Appropriating German scientists to make use of their advanced rocketry technologies made good sense and the Russians did this also.

There is no ideological continuity between National-Socialism and postwar Europe. The most central philosophy – that of an organic nation based on blood and soil – was replaced by a propositional, purely legalistic, ‘nation’.

johnny rotten

And how if there was continuity, in Nuremberg they sentenced very few to death, and all those who were guilty of heinous crimes against the civilian populations of Eastern Europe were integrated into NATO without paying for their misdeeds, authentic criminals like Barbie and Wolff they were not executed because they collaborated with the allies, the EU itself was built in copy of the Funk plan, Nazi minister, the NATO headquarters itself is built as a Nazi symbol, I posted the photo, I mentioned a couple of names at random but there are hundreds that can be cited, however there is a lot of literature about it, just do a good search to discover historical truths that have been hidden, a biography of the Dulles brothers is enough to overturn all the official narrative about the connivance between Nazism and financial centers in London and New York, Nazism was used, then pretended to be fought and then reused globally for the phantom struggle with I find communism, the same goes for fascism and Japanese war criminals, last question who financed Nazism? this answer explains everything.

Phoron

Nuremburg trials werent about punishing every last nazi, or even about condemning the third Reich in isolation, but in

1. Establishing legal precedents regarding the making of war, and “criminal intent” thereof,

2. Codifying the belief that the Jewish holocaust was a uniquely heinous crime, and,

3. Undergirding the foundation of a early form of global order, governing the way nation-states conduct affairs with one another, particularly with regards to ‘wars of liberation’, which then becomes a valid casus belli for liberal Atlanticist powers, e.g., “Saddam is gassing the Kurds”, “Assad/Gaddafi/X is killing his own people” and so forth.

The first two points are examined at Nuremburg and their punishments justified outside of mitigating factors such as historical or natural forces, and reduced to a bogus assertion of “criminal intent”.

Nuremburg trials took place over 70 years ago, were very expensive, but from the POV of Atlanticists were well worth the investment as it provided the legal basis for the sort of belligerent “liberation” doctrine that drives NATO today.

Nonetheless, within NATO, 95 year old Auschwitz file clerks and the like are being prosecuted for “war crimes” today, to say nothing of EU serfs who might dare question the nature of the holocaust or the root causes of WW2.

The only substantial thing that NATO and the third Reich have in common is militant expansionism, but the similarity ends there.

johnny rotten

Nazism was built in an anti-Communist function, after the Soviets defeated it, the West created NATO for the same purpose, and all the main cadres of Nazism were recruited for the same job, both in NATO and in the CIA, the same happened in Japan where war criminals were hired for chemical and biological weapons projects, as well as for the Korean War and as advisers in the Vietnam War.
This well-documented news sparked huge scandals, soon censored, both in Germany and Japan, from the 1970s onwards, so this factual reality was still recognized at the time, the official story you refer to is a false cover, even in the he last coup in Bolivia traces of the Ustaše were found, who were given asylum for these purposes, together with total impunity, the same for Canada which today is the safe haunt of the Ukrainian Nazis, they too were granted asylum and impunity.
Barbie, the Executioner of Lyon was recruited to build death squads in South America and to start the narco-trafficking facility and worked in Bolivia in the hunt for Che Guevara.
The CIA has released a lot of documents of the time, from which many books are taken, it is a historical truth, even if it is not the main stream truth, take this text for example:
Christopher Simpson – Blowback – America’s Recruitment of Nazis and Its Effects on the Cold War (1988, Weidenfeld & Nicolson) or this: Eric Lichtblau – The Nazis Next Door (2014, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) or this other: Taylor, Niedzwiecki, Rath, Kowalczyk – The Nazi roots of the European Union, but there are many others, all tell with well document a completely different story.

Phoron

It is true that former nazis found common cause with the west on account of anticommunism, but it’s important to understand just who was in the driver’s seat here.

Using and employing former regime officials by a conquering power is nothing new and has been going on as long as history has been recorded.

Nobody is asserting, for example, that Alexander employing Persian officials constituted a continuation of the reign of Darius.

Do you think any of the nazis who survived the war, and worked with the western powers afterwards, would even consider today’s western Europe, with it’s mass-immigration, judeolatry, LGBTQWERTYUIOP perversions, racial self-hatred, guilt, and laissez-faire economics to be remotely compatible with National Socialist ideals?

No, these people were simply used by the west, in a very utilitarian fashion.

Now anyone in the west who even worked as a typist or handyman within a thousand meters of a nazi facility is being dragged out of their hospital or nursing home to stand show trials for “mass murder”… and anyone who dares to brandish fascist imagery or speak fascist apologism face six months to five years in jail.

That’s not a very “nazi” regime. It’s Globohomo, AKA the western allies of world war two.

thomas malthaus

https://thealtworld.com/andrew_korybko/should-iran-be-worried-about-russias-coordination-with-israel-the-us-in-syria2

Should Iran be worried about Russia’s coordination with Israel and the US in Syria?

Clarence Spangle

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Jens Holm

The Clarence Spangle banner makes his Jewish demands again.

Diana Cornwell

Who opened Syrian airspace so that Turks could invade Afrin?

Putin and his Russians.

Who was Turkey’s only real ally in 1919-22? Russia.

Who gave the Turks the gold and the guns with which to commit the genocide of the indigenous Christian peoples of Asia Minor, the Greeks and the Armenians? Russia.

Who invited the Turks into Syria by opening the Syrian airspace to Turkish F-16s and Bayraktar drones? Russia.

Who saved Erdogan and has Erdogan’s back? Russia.

Who is building nuclear power plants in Turkey even though Turks recently killed the Russian ambassador, shot down Russian aircrafts, killed Russian pilots and Russian servicemen? Putin.

Thanks Putin.

Your work for NATO is highly appreciated. And your retirement palace in Israel is waiting for you.

Slav=slave

Clarence Spangle

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Diana Cornwell

And maybe you should have the courage to say what you mean?

Clarence Spangle

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Diana Cornwell

Unfortunately, none of our leaders, Russia or closer at home, are very wholesome creatures.
Regardless,
This doesn’t excuse your failure to say what you think. Don’t hide behind other peoples’ images or words.
Be honest.

Jens Holm

Turkey was no state untill 1923.

Diana Cornwell

The Ottoman Empire became Turkey, a simple name change. The founder of Turkey, Ataturk, was an Ottoman officer who organized the Turkish war of independence between 1919-1922.

Jens Holm

The Ottoman went to be many countries and defined by its constitution by Lausanne in 1923.

First then they stopped slavery as one of the last ones.

Diana Cornwell

False.
It became Turkey.
Greek, Eastern European and Arab peoples gained their independence.
So you are a hasbara/Zionist troll after all.
Keep up the good work but get a few English lessons and take a few mental health classes.

thomas malthaus
johnny rotten

Look at this, NATO Headquarter

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Phoron
Willing Conscience (The Truths

Just say it SF, 300,000 Kurds were ethnically cleansed, which is a war crime in itself.

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