Amnesty International: Turkey committed “war crimes” in Syria
"Turkish forces and the coalition of armed groups supported by them have shown a disgraceful disregard for the lives of civilians, through serious violations and war crimes, including summary killings and attacks that killed and injured civilians," Amnesty said in a report.
There was no position from Ankara, which agreed on Thursday, a US initiative for a ceasefire in the attack launched on the ninth of this month against the Kurdish fighters and took control of a large border area.
Amnesty International spoke with 17 people, including health and relief workers, and IDPs, verified videos circulated and reviewed medical reports.
“Turkey is responsible for the actions of the Syrian armed groups that support and arm them,” said Amnesty International Secretary-General Komi Naidu, adding that “Turkey has unleashed these armed groups to commit serious abuses in Afrin,” a Kurdish-controlled area controlled by Turkey. And factions loyal to it in 2018.