Turkish-linked mercenaries kidnap more people in Afrin
Afrin is under the occupation of the Turkish state and its mercenary allies since 18 March 2018 when Turkish troops and mercenaries entered the city.
According to information received, Ankara-linked mercenaries have kidnapped at least 6 people in the village of Ali Kera. The people were aged between 20 and 30.
Their names are: Masud Abdurrahman Hisen, Xelil Abdurrahman Hisen, Mihemed Xelil Hisen, Mihemed Adnan Mihemed, Mihemed Resin Hisen and Cemil Seyd Mihemed.
The mercenary group called Sultan Murad Brigades linked to the Turkish state have also kidnapped a person named Azad Mihemed Şêxo in the village of Marsewa in Shera district of Afrin on 27 July. It was learned that the mercenaries had asked Şêxo's family a ransom of 150 thousand dollars.
The Turkish state and their mercenary allies have kidnapped more than 300 people in the last 20 days in occupied Afrin.
Afrin is under the occupation of the Turkish state and its mercenary allies since 18 March 2018 when Turkish troops and mercenaries entered the city. The air attacks of the Turkish state against Afrin began on 20 January 2018.
Since the invasion, war crimes have been systematically committed in the region. Almost every day, crimes such as the confiscation of property belonging to local people, kidnapping of civilians for ransom, torture or executions are committed.