Amnesty accuses Syria Kurdish forces of 'war crimes'

Fighters from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) drive a tank in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh on August 2, 2015Waves of forced displacement and home demolitions carried out by Kurdish forces operating in Syria’s north and northeast amount to “war crimes,” a rights group said on Tuesday. Amnesty International said a fact-finding mission to 14 towns and villages in northern and northeast Syria “has uncovered a wave of forced displacement and home demolitions amounting to war crimes carried out by the autonomous administration” led by Syrian Kurds.

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