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ʿAmudah: Demonstration against forcible recruitment of minors

KURDWATCH, December 31, 2014—On December 27, 2014, the Kurdish National Council’s local committee organized a demonstration in ʿAmudah against the forcible recruitment of minors by the Democratic Union Party (PYD). Approximately six hundred people took part in the rally, including numerous politicians and activists. The reason for the rally was the kidnapping of the fifteen-year-old pupil Hamrin Husain [further information]. The banner of one of the demonstrators read: »The Islamic State is kidnapping our women and the PYD our children.«


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