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Oct 5, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read Twitter logo Read on Twitter
Seems Yezidi's continued to be ignored in #Afrin despite of nobel peace price for @NadiaMuradBasee. Turkish-backed armed groups threaten Yezidi's in Afrin, calling on them to convert to Islam, building mosques in their areas (1)
Report: "[Armed] groups pushed to imposed an Islamic environment on the area’s Yazidis and forced them to attend Islamic mosques for prayers as well as changing some Yazidi centers in #Afrin into Islamic mosques and destroying some Yazidi shrines and looting their contents." (2)
On July 14, the Afrin Media Center reported that the Turkish-backed Descendants of the Prophet brigade turned the house of an Ezidi, 60-year-old Hannan Nasiru, in the Basoufan village, into a mosque (3)
According to Thomas Schmidinger, an Austrian expert on Kurds: “This is a demonstration of Muslim dominance over Ezidis and part of a policy of ethnic cleansing against religious minorities" (4)

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