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Fear grips Syria city seized from Kurds by Turkish-backed rebels
By Nazeer al-Khatib
Afrin, Syria, Oct 12, 2018 (AFP) - From kidnappings for ransom to armed robberies and torture: residents of Syria's Afrin region say they are suffering a litany of abuses at the hands of Turkish-backed rebels.
They say the fear of harassment has kept them shuttered inside their homes since Ankara and its Arab rebel allies overran the then overwhelmingly Kurdish city in March after a ...