The PYD gunmen recruit tens of men to fight in Hassaka countryside

A recruitment camp to the Democratic Union Party PYD.

The gunmen of the Democratic Union Party PYD, with its military organizations, launched a big arresting campaign including dozens of young men in Ras AL-Ain and Tal Tamer District, in Hassaka countryside, and a similar campaign in Al Malkiye, on Wednesday. 

NSO reporter in Hassaka said mutual checkpoints of the Assayish, the People's Protection Units YPG, the Traffic and the Military Discipline Units have set up checkpoints at the entrance of Ras Al-Ain , Tal Tamer, Abu Rasin till Derbaseya arresting dozens of young men aged between 18-30 to recruit them in the Self Defense Units. 

The reporter explained that the various forces of the Self Administration have promoted their checkpoints at the entrances and main cross points such as Safah- Abu Rasin road and other roads to check the ID of the pedestrians and arrest men who fall under the required age group, regardless of their conditions , or even if they are the bread winner of the family. 

The reporter pointed out that the members of Military Discipline Units are unprecedentedly spread around the Assayish center in Abu-Raseen, east Ras AL-Ain depriving tens of women and men from seeing their detained sons or even sending them money.

In a similar context, NSO reporter in Malkiye said the Military Police, part of the Democratic Union Party PYD, that dominates the Self Administration, carried out similar arrests in the city and the countryside including men aged between 18-30 years old. 

The reporter pointed out that the members of the Military Police have spread and set up checkpoints to arrest dozens of men who are in the required age group of forced recruitment imposed by the self Administration as part of self defending law , imposed by the Administration. 

An eyewitness said that the members of the Military Police in the city arrested 4 men from their shops in the market of the city , among them : Jwan Ali, Hamad Sulieman and Serdar Omar.

The Self Administration, part of the Democratic Union Party PYD, arranged, on last Tuesday, a celebration where recruiters at the Self Defense Units, part of the People's Protection Units YPG, were forced to join .

Pro PYD Media have published photos saying the new members, with their families, are celebrating joining the Self Defense Units forces in Qamishli. 


Dirar Khattab

The Chief Editor, A Syrian journalist who worked as an editor of electronic press since 2009, and a Co-Producer of several documentaries since 2014. A banking and finance faculty from Aleppo University.