Popular Uprising against US-Backed Militias Continues in Northeastern Syria
The sources said that people in al-Mashlab and al-Romeileh neighborhoods in Northern and Northeastern parts of Raqqa city poured into the streets and protested against the SDF, calling for expulsion of the Kurdish militias from the region.
The sources pointed to the people’s growing rage against the SDF’s measures, including forced recruiting of young men in the region, adding that a number of civilians in al-Mashlab have hoisted Syrian government flags over the buildings.
The sources further said that the SDF opened fire to disperse protesters and embarked on arresting civilians.
In a relevant development on Sunday the Washington-backed SDF started using children from 7 to 14 years of age for stealing assets of civilians from houses in Raqqa.
A local source said that a number of children that had been arrested while stealing peoples’ properties and possessions disclosed that the SDF militias forced them to join the US-backed group at a base near Bimo Bank and forced them to participate in looting people’s houses in Raqqa.