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Fatma Sümer

Fatma Sümer graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Law in 2012. After completing her MA in Public Law, she is currently pursuing her PhD at Marmara University. Sümer is currently a Research Assistant in the Law and Human Rights Directorate at SETA, Ankara.

The YPG’s Child Recruits: An Accustomed Human Rights Abuse?

All the sources and data on the subject indicate that the PYD, which endeavors to idealize its armed conflict in the guise of fighting a liberation war, systematically engages in child recruitment, which is mainly due to the obstacles the organization faces in mobilizing militants while proving that the PYD’s ideology does not address the masses in the region.