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Syrian Human Rights Watch report on child soldiers

The Syrian Democratic Forces refuse to return a child conscripted forcibly from Raqqa. The Syria Monitoring Network for Human Rights said that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), through the Revolutionary Youth affiliated to it in Raqqa governorate, kidnapped a 16-year-old boy with a terminal illness. The Syria Monitoring Network for Human Rights learned through its […]

Conscription by SDF agonizing Raqqa residents

Raqqa—Hussam al-Omar It has been two years since Jaber, who works in a car repair shop, was stuck in Raqqa city, unable to leave it at all. He fears the conscription checkpoints spreading across his city.   Jaber Muhammad, 28 years old and resident of the al-Der’iyeh neighborhood on the western outskirts of Raqqa city, […]