Kurds hold demos in France to slam ISIL crimes in Kobani

Kurds hold demos in France to slam ISIL crimes in Kobani
Sun Oct 5, 2014 11:08:37

Kurds have staged anti-ISIL demonstrations in French cities, criticizing Turkey for what they called Ankara’s support for the Takfiri group wreaking havoc on Iraq and Syria

On Saturday, Kurdish protesters took to the streets of the French capital Paris and the city of Marseille to censure the crimes perpetrated by ISIL extremists against the Kurdish population in Syria.

The protesters also carried banners that read, “Daesh (ISIL) kills, Turkey covers,” accusing Ankara of supporting the Takfiri terrorists operating against the Syrian and Iraqi governments.

The demonstrators also slammed the international community for failing to protect the Kurdish population in Syria in the face of the violence fueled by ISIL terrorists, warning against a possible “genocide” of Syrian Kurds.

They also called on the global community to help the Kurdish residents of the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab, also known as Kobani to Kurds, in their resistance against ISIL extremists.

Kurdish fighters in Syria have called on all Kurds across the region to take up arms as the ISIL militants are inching toward Kobani on the border with Turkey.

There are fears of a bloody massacre if the border town falls into the hands of the ISIL terrorists. Some two weeks of intense battle for the strategic town has uprooted tens of thousands of people from their homes in Kobani.

The US-led coalition has been conducting airstrikes on ISIL positions near the Kurdish town. However, local military officials say the raids have so far failed to stop the terrorist group’s advance.

ISIL militants have seized large swathes of land in Iraq and Syria, terrorizing all communities, including Shias, Sunnis, Kurds and Christians in the areas they have under control.

On October 3, US Vice President Joe Biden said Turkey, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates had “poured hundreds of millions of dollars” to support the Takfiri groups operating to topple the Damascus government


source: presstv

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