Ahrar al-Sharqiyah: Additional Information on the Faction and its Founder

Over the course of our investigation into the murder of Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf, colleagues of mine at Syrians for Truth and Justice uncovered some interesting details regarding Turkish-backed opposition faction Tajammu‘ Ahrar al-Sharqiyah and its commander. Initially I had highlighted some of this information in a Twitter thread, but as the bulk of thatContinue reading “Ahrar al-Sharqiyah: Additional Information on the Faction and its Founder”

New Evidence Supporting the National Army’s Accusations in the Murder of the Kurdish Politician Hevrin Khalaf

published by Syrians for Truth and Justice Report I contributed to investigating the murder of Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf by members of Turkish-backed militia Ahrar al-Sharqiyah on October 12, 2019. Read the full PDF here: https://stj-sy.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/New-Evidence-Supporting-the-National-Army%E2%80%99s-Accusations-in-the-Murder-of-the-Kurdish-Politician-Hevrin-Khalaf.pdf

Remnants Of The Deiri Opposition: Contention And Controversy In North Aleppo

originally published on bellingcat.com Since the onset of its direct intervention in Syria, Turkey has struggled to create stability in northern Aleppo. Writing in mid-2017, Aaron Stein and others attributed this to the Turkish development and support of two conflicting security apparatuses; the newly created local police forces and existent militant opposition, as well as local councilContinue reading “Remnants Of The Deiri Opposition: Contention And Controversy In North Aleppo”