Life without ISIS: ‘We wept when we saw the women freed’

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Speaking to Ynet, a Kurdish military official in north Syria describes the new reality in the city Manbij after it was freed from ISIS’s control and the city’s women were released, saying, ‘It was an operation to free the Manbij woman’; before leaving, ISIS rounded up some of the civilians and marched them as human shields until they reached the next stronghold; these civilians remain captive.

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