KurdWatch
 

Stay informed with our    e-mail newsletter
Your e-mail adress

subscribe
unsubscribe
 
Raʾs al-ʿAyn: Jabhat an-Nusrah tortures captives

KURDWATCH, January 27, 2013—On January 17, 2013, several minibuses from ʿAyn al‑ʿArab (Kobanî) were stopped by armed members of the Islamic organization Jabhat an-Nusrah near Raʾs al‑ʿAyn (Serê Kaniyê); forty-five Kurdish passengers were kidnapped. On January 20, eight of the captives were released. On January 22, the remaining thirty-seven were released following an intervention by the FSA‑Brigade Ahrar-al‑Kurd from ʿAyn al‑ʿArab. Three people came away with bullet wounds. In an interview, several of those released stated that they had been tortured.

ShareThis

www.kurdwatch.org -  © 2009 - 2015 [ E-Mail: info@kurdwatch.org ]