Turkish-led forces are accused of war crimes in Afrin, including deforestation and forced demographic change, over the six years since Turkey took control of the northern Syrian district.
Iran’s special forces fatally shot Anahita Amirpour, a 20-year-old woman, and left a second seriously injured when they opened fire on the students’ car on 19 January.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stressed the importance of preserving mother tongues, meeting with derision on Kurdish social media.
And the Democratic Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria marked its 10th anniversary amid ongoing struggles, the leading Syrian Kurdish political party has said.
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