Dozens of residents of Al-Shahba and Afrin cantons and members of the institutions in the Autonomous Administration gathered in the Shuhada Shrine in Ahras district of Al-Shahba district, to condemn the violations of the Turkish occupation against the holy places and the shrines of the martyrs.
During the gathering, a statement on behalf of the families of the martyrs was read in both the Arabic and Kurdish, and the statement stated that "the Turkish state committed hundreds of massacres against the Kurdish people, including Arabs, Kurds, and Armenians, such as the Armenian massacre and the Zilan Valley."
"They proceeded to violate the holy places, as happened in the shrines of the martyrs in Afrin, from the destruction. Yesterday on the holy days, Erdogan attacked the shrines of the martyrs in the district of Leja in Amed Province, which is a holy and blessed place among the Kurdish people."
The Martyrs' Families Council called on the international community to abide by international laws and "Erdogan's accountability for his crimes."
The gathering ended with chanting slogans that glorify the martyrs, and denounced the Turkish occupation.
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