The last 36 hours have seen major developments in the Middle East in defiance of directives issued by British and US-led Coalition forces. Turkish militias are attacking anti-Daesh (Isis/Isil) units near the Syrian city of Manbij. And at the same time, Turkish-backed forces have launched an attack on the long-suffering Yazidi community.
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Press release from Ezidi Council
URGENT CALL YAZIDI SINJAR COUNCIL AND ITS YBŞ SELF-DEFENSE FORCE
3 MARCH 2017
KDP PESHMERGA BARZANI ATTACK RIGHT NOW YAZIDI PEOPLE!
URGENT CALL TO CONDEMN ATTACKS AND FOR MEDIATION
THESE ATTACKS PUT ANTI ISIS CAMPAIGN IN JEOPARDY
Since the night of 2 March the KDP Peshmerga under leadership of President Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government attack the Yazidi YBŞ/YJE in the places Sinune and khanesor in Sinjar. Fights are ongoing as KDP sends reinforcements to continue the violence…
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