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People’s Protection Units (YPG)

It is the largest Kurdish militia in Syria which cooperates with the Democratic Union Party (PYD), the leading political organization in northern Syria. The YPG constitutes the core of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

 

11 May 2018
Asia, Syria

The oil in Syria means conflict

The former ISIS territories become a field of another fights
Paweł Pieniążek
13 March 2018
Asia, Syria

The escape from Afrin

Dozens of injured people are brought to the hospital in Afrin every day.
Paweł Pieniążek
10 March 2018
Asia, Syria

Afrin descends to basements

Turkish troops and its supporting militias are getting closer to the city.
Paweł Pieniążek
5 March 2018
Asia, Syria

Civilian tragedy in Afrin and east Ghouta continues

At least 2595 people (including over 1000 civilians and 373 children) died in Syria in February. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that almost two thirds of the death toll is the aftermath of bombings in . Fierce battles are also taking place in . The situation has not changed after the 30-day ceasefire […]
Paweł Pieniążek
29 January 2018
Asia, Syria

Syria: Operation Olive Branch claims 200 lives

In response to the Turkish aggression Avêsta Xabûr, a Kurdish woman, committed a suicide attack by blowing herself up. One tank was destroyed and at least Turkish soldiers died. According to one version, she used a grenade. Other versions, popularized by some of the Kurdish media, claim that the 20-year-old had explosives tied to her […]
Paweł Pieniążek
22 January 2018
Asia, Syria

Turkey attacks Afrin

The Kurd-dominated region of Afrin in northern Syria is currently targeted by Turkish air raids. Turkey has also announced that it is going to attack the city of Manbij. The first planes that initiated the attacks on the Kurdish militias of and appeared over the Afrin on January 20st 2018. A day later the Turkish […]
Paweł Pieniążek
11 December 2017
Asia, Syria

Russia tightens cooperation with the Syrian Kurds

Russian major general Yevgeny Poplavski met with Nouri Mahmoud, the spokesman for the , a Kurdish militia group. The meeting took place on 3rd of December 2017 in Al-Salihiyah, a town located in the Deir ez-Zor province. Mahmoud said: “The YPG and are always ready to fight with all forms of terror, using the support […]
Paweł Pieniążek