AFRIN, Syria – A British internationalist Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighter has begged the international community for help.
Jamie Janson addressed his message to the international community for Afrin in northwest Syria where the Turkish-led operation dubbed “Olive Branch” is underway against the YPG.
“We’re standing with our friends in Afrin against the forces of tyranny and aggression. Stand with us,” he said as part of his statement.
The full statement can be heard in the video below.
British internationalist YPG fighter Jamie Janson has a message to the international community for #Afrin.
— Rojava Defense Units | YPG (@DefenseUnits) March 12, 2018
The video was made and released by the official YPG Twitter account that serves as one of its media platforms.
Elsewhere in the country the Syrian Army has made gains in the East Ghouta town of Harasta, footage captured on Monday shows. This footage can be seen here.