ʿAyn al ʿArab: PYD begins forced recruiting in the Kobanî Canton

ʿAyn al ʿArab: PYD begins forced recruiting in the Kobanî Canton

KurdWatch, June 10, 2016—On June 2, 2016, the defense committee of the Kobanî Canton’s administration, appointed by the Democratic Union Party (PYD), published a decree in which all men born between 1986 and 1998 are called to report for duty for the PYD’s People’s Defense Units (YPG). People who do not comply to this decree are to be legally prosecuted.