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Syrian Kurds Accused of Human Rights Abuses Against Arabs

Kurdish forces in northern Syria, one of the few armed groups in the multi-layered civil war trusted by the U.S.-led coalition to battle Islamic State extremists, are said to have carried out forced displacement of Arabs and Turkmen and mass house demolitions of villages in territory they have captured. Amnesty International says the Popular Protection Units, the YPG, an offshoot of Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, the PKK, razed entire villages captured from Islamic State...

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