The YPG/PKK terror organization continues to forcibly recruit and exploit children in areas under its control in northeastern Syria.
The terror group detained two children in early August, in addition to kidnapping two other children on August 23. The children were aged 13 and 16 in both instances.
On November 21, YPG/PKK terrorists also detained 15-year-old girls in Amuda in al-Hasakah province to forcibly recruit them as child fighters.
The YPG/PKK is taking the children to its so-called training camps in al-Hasakah.
In a UN report dubbed “Children and armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic” released on May 18, the YPG/PKK was stated to use more than 400 children between July 2018 and June 2020.
The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US, and the EU. The organization has been responsible for the deaths of at least 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants. The YPG is PKK’s Syrian offshoot.