The Guardian: ‘Nothing is ours anymore’: Kurds forced out of Afrin after Turkish assault

The canton of Afrin had always been majority-Kurdish, even as refugees from other parts of Syria found homes there during the war. However, one of the goals of the Turkish-backed occupation and invasion was demographic change— and Turkish forces and their predominantly-Arab Islamist militia allies are doing just that, preventing local Kurds from returning to their homes.

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