Kobane People are heading toward Kurdistan Region seeking a Safe Shelter
The world has become chaotic since the emerging of the Islamic State in Iraq and Sham(ISIS) which led to the controlling of many areas in Iraq and Syria. Their emerging have shown fear among many people in many countries and especially in Iraq and Syria since they have emerged there first. IS’s controlling of one of the largest cities in Iraq after the retreating of the Iraqi Army and its fleeing have made people scared because thousands of Iraqi soldiers in Musol city left their military basements fearing from ISIS.
After ISIS controlled on Musol, they head toward Talafar and Sinjar. The recent ISIS occupation came after they controlled Sinjar and fleeing thousands of its people to Kurdistan region besides killing and kidnaping many of them. Kobane is one of the biggest Kurdish cities in Syria and it is a strategic line for the ISIS to get into Syria easily. In the recent time, Kobany people have also fled from their city into Turkey and Kurdistan fearing from the attacks of IS and their advance toward the city. YPG known as Kurdish forces in KurdistanSyria are in a continuous fighting with the radical groups (ISIS) in Kobane.
Before ending up with the sad stories and sufferings of people of Sinjar, Kobane’s sufferings have just started. Thousands of people have fled from Kobane to Turkey fearing from ISIS and they have passed through many places till getting to Kurdistan region. Abo a citizen from Kobane said that they have been ill-treated by Turkish gendarmes while trying getting into Turkey, ‘’ we stayed one day on the border because the Turkish gendarmes did not let us to enter Turkey then after that we headed to Surje, one of the Turkish cities near Urfa, added Abo. Another girl who wished to be unknown told Kurdish Globe that they have stayed in Diarbakir for two weeks but because the nonliving condition in the camp they couldn’t stay there so they came to Kurdistan, she added that the local people of Diarbakir and especially Kurds have played a great role in providing them with food but the lack of place led them to leave Diarbakir.
Ibraheem Khalil custom –the border between Turkey and Zakho has received hundreds of refugees from Kobane who came from Turkey seeking a safe and secure shelter. The influx of too many people to Kurdistan region from Syria and the disputed areas in Iraq is an indication that Kurdistan is a safe place to live in and is a place of coexistence and Humanity.