Panel in Shehba addresses damage done by Turkey to historical sites in Afrin
A panel was held in Shehba on the damage done by the Turkish state to historical sites in Afrin.
Afrin Region Culture and Art Committee and Afrin Historical Places Directorate held a panel in Mitan Hall on the damage done by the Turkish state to historical sites in Afrin.
The General Secretary of the Syrian Change and Renaissance Party Mistefa Qelecî, historian Ferhad Şewket Nasan, researcher Dr. Besides Ebdulezîz Hemduş, members of the assembly and committee attended the panel which was moderated by Afrin Historical Places Directorate co-chair, Salih Sino, Afrin Human Rights Organization spokesperson Ibrahim Şêxo, and Zeyneb Qenber, one of the directors of the Women's Bureau of the Syrian Democratic Council (MSD).
In the first part of the panel, Meryem Mihemed, from the Syrian Future Party, said that Afrin is a land rich in historical artefacts and added that the remains found there dated back to the Assyrian civilization.
Mihemed reminded that the Turkish state destroyed all historical sites in Afrin and Selah Sîno shared photos of the damage caused by the Turkish state to historical sites in Afrin.
At the end of the panel, Şêxo read the Hague Convention, which draws attention to the protection of historical sites during wars.