YPG: We will not remain silent in the face of the occupation attempts of any force and We will fight a great struggle to liberate Afrin
The General Command of the People’s Protection Units issued today a written statement of public opinion, Marking the anniversary of the Turkish occupation army launched And his extremist factions attacks on Afrin.
The text of the statement:
“Developments have contributed to the revolution and struggle of peoples In the regions of northern and eastern Syria and Roj Ava Kurdistan to bring unity among peoples seeking freedom, The struggle that began in Roj Ava against the struggle has turned into a struggle against all forms of occupation.
The Turkish state, which strives to demonstrate its occupation of the region as a project, And with a view to obstructing the democratic project in Roj Ava kurdistan Which our people built on the basis of coexistence, The Turkish state plans to occupy the territory of Syria and Roj Ava kurdistan. The Turkish state began its attacks on 20 January 2018 in cooperation with the forces that condoned it, For two months of heroic resistance, the fighters of our units, “People and Women’s Protection Units”, have shown a great pause in the face of occupation attempts. Our people from the age of 7 to 70 years had a role in the resistance against the occupiers who used various heavy weapons, including the air force and The most advanced technology in killing our people.
In order to spare our people more massacres, our units decided on the 18th of March to end the first phase of the resistance and announce the second phase, which is still ongoing today, Afrin today lives in various types of human rights violations from ethnic cleansing, which is being systematically implemented and looting and looting in the city, Afrin lived these events as a result of the practices of fascism of the Turkish state.
We as units of protection of people and women, We will not remain silent in the face of the attempts of the occupation of any force, We declare that with the aim of liberating Afrin and our people, we will be engaged in a great struggle, And that we will highlight more than ever a stand of resistance against the occupying state, which uses the language of occupation and plans to launch attacks and we will preserve the values of our people and the gains made by the revolution. “