22/02/2024

Dialogue session featuring political parties, non-governmental organizations, and humanitarian groups discusses Turkish targeting of civilian infrastructure and risk of increased displacement

NORTH AND EAST SYRIA — To discuss the repeated targeting of vital civilian infrastructure in North and East Syria by Turkey and its negative effects on the civilian population, Syrians for Truth and Justice, Syriac Cross Organization for Relief and Development, PÊL Organization, and North Press Agency organized an online discussion session via Zoom.

Titled Syria: Repeated Targeting of Infrastructure Exacerbates Risk of Forced Displacement, the session drew participation from representatives of various active parties, institutions, and organizations in North and East Syria. Among the attendees were official of the Assyrian Democratic Organization (ADO) Gabriel Moshe, member of the Executive Body of the Assyrian Democratic Party (ADP) Wael Mirza, and member of the Yezidi Women’s Union Suad Hisso.

Central to the session’s discussions were the violations endured by the ethnic components of North and East Syria at the hands of terrorist factions, Turkish-backed forces, and the Islamic State (ISIS).

The session concluded with recommendations directed towards the Democratic Autonomous Administration of the Region of North and East Syria (DAARNES), as well as neighboring countries. Additionally, an appeal was made to the United Nations to facilitate a political resolution to the Syrian conflict.