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02.03.2023 à 08:16

Incessant War: Turkey’s Drone Campaign in NES, 2022

Rojava IC

After several failed attempts to secure a greenlight from the United States of America (US) and Russia for a ground invasion in NES, Turkey has relied increasingly on drone attacks as a strategy to weaken the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the AANES. In 2022, in North and East Syria (NES), RIC recorded 130 drone […]

26.02.2023 à 13:32

State of the Occupation Q1 & Q2 2022: Lack of Accountability of SNA Crimes, HTS Incursion in Afrin, and ISIS in Turkish-Occupied Territories


Download the full report here. RIC’s quarterly report on the state of the Turkish occupation in Northern Syria tracks human rights violations and crimes committed by Turkey and Turkish-backed SNA groups in the occupied regions of Afrin and the ‘M4 Strip’ – the border region between the occupied cities of Sere Kaniye and Tel Abyad. From […]

22.02.2023 à 12:47

January Sleeper Cell Report – Two large-scale raid campaigns from the SDF

Rojava IC

Key Points No violent incidents in al-Hol camp. 20 confirmed sleeper cell attacks, down from December’s 28. 10 military and 5 civilians killed, 12 military injured, 1 civilian injured; broadly on par with last month. 145 suspected ISIS-linked individuals arrested in raids; sharply up from last month’s 17. Conflict Armament Research reports that ISIS uses […]

05.02.2023 à 14:17

Annual Sleeper Cell Report 2022

Rojava IC

  While ISIS’ 2019 defeat in Baghouz, at the hands of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Global Coalition, saw the former finally lose its territorial caliphate, the enduring activity of ISIS sleeper cells in North and East Syria (NES) remains a grave threat for the region as well as the wider world, and testifies […]

20.01.2023 à 20:15

Explainer: Afrin, 5 years under Turkish occupation

Rojava IC

The Afrin region, in the far north-west of Syria, was one of the 3 original Kurdish cantons of Rojava. Rojava alludes to the Kurdish-majority populated areas in Syria, comprising the western part of Kurdistan. In 2012, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) withdrew from Afrin and the People’s and Women’s Protection Units, known as the YPG/YPJ, […]

11.12.2022 à 14:28

The Shammar tribe in North and East Syria

Rojava IC

“The Shammar is not just a traditional tribe; a big part of the tribe is involved in politics”. The late Sheikh Hamidi talking with SDF General Commander Mazloum Abdi. The Shammar is AANES’ closest ally amongst the Arab tribes in NES. RIC spoke with Tarif Obeid (journalist) and Arwa Ahmed al-Salah (Kongra Star coordinator), both […]

06.12.2022 à 10:14

Joves promeses: Una introducció al sistema universitari del NES

Rojava IC

Descarregar Davant la guerra i l’aïllament regional, l’Administració Autònoma del Nord i l’Est de Síria (AANES) ha construït al seu territori una xarxa d’universitats per rivalitzar amb les institucions de producció de coneixement del govern sirià. En canvi, ofereix un sistema d’educació superior amb estàndards internacionals, però fonamentalment influenciat també pels seus valors democràtics. El […]

04.12.2022 à 16:34

Turkey’s attacks in North and East Syria, al-Hol camp, and the battle against ISIS

Rojava IC

From the start of Turkey’s recent escalation of its attacks on NES, figures within the SDF and Global Coalition have emphasized how Turkish offensives derail the fight against ISIS, directly and indirectly. In a new explainer, RIC outlines the relationships between Turkey’s attacks on NES and the strength of ISIS in the region, drawing particular […]
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