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Iraq
Syrian refugees resort to smugglers to enter Kurdistan Region of Iraq
2019-10-17
See the Syrian side of the story here.
[Rudaw] More than 1,000 refugees have fled northern Syria and crossed into the Kurdistan Region of northern Iraq since The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire...
began its offensive against Kurdish forces, sparking mass displacement and a humanitarian crisis. But the way out of northern Syria is not easy. Most if not all of the refugees paid smugglers to get them across the border.

Ali Mustafa left his village near Kobane nine days ago when Turkey first started its incursion. "We saw what happened in Afrin, so we don’t trust them," he said, referring to the killing, kidnapping, looting, and abuse committed by Ottoman Turkish-backed Syrian militias in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, which Turkey invaded in early 2018.
Posted by:trailing wife

#2  There really are no good guys when it comes too war in my opinion.
Posted by: chris   2019-10-17 11:01  

#1  Kurdish forces on the Syrian side are tightly controlling the roads leading to border crossings and not everyone is allowed to pass through their checkpoints.

And here I thought they were the good guys.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2019-10-17 03:21  

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