Euophrates Post learned from a source in the SDF militia, who asked not to be identified, that the latter had dissolved its “Deir Ezour military council”, in conjunction with another decision to divide the areas under its control into areas and areas, each of which was administratively named “yard”.
The information provided by the source adds that “SDF” assigned to each “Square” a Kurdish leader with full powers, and is directly following the leadership of “SDF” Kurdish, having an Arab deputy, and issued other resolutions including one of the demobilization of each fighter over the age of 35 , Or who has not yet reached the age of 18 years.
The same source pointed out that these decisions have surprised the ranks of the members of the “SDF” and the fear among the Arab fighters who had the greatest credit for expelling the organization “ISIS” from the region, that the purpose of further marginalization of the Arab element within, at the expense of Grant additional powers and privileges to the Kurdish element.
The source said, in a related context, that the demobilization of fighters at this time, may be intended to exclude the fighters of the Free Army of the sons of Deir Az-Zor, who joined the “SDF”, when announcing the start of the battle for control of Deir Ezzor last year
These decisions come as the battles between SDF and ISIS in the east of the Euphrates River in Deir Ezzor are coming to an end and the organization is losing control of most of the areas it has undergone since 2014. It contradicts the SDF’s declared policy and policy, Claiming that it advocated a self-governing civil administration for the areas under its control and that the people of the areas would manage it.
Ahmed Abu Khawla, head of SDF’s Deir Ezzor military council, told Reuters in mid-September that “a civilian administration would be formed in the areas to be controlled from Deir Ezzor after the expulsion of ISIS, Oil in the region “.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), formed by the United States of America in October 2015, aims to fight ISIS inside Syria.
The SDF consists of Kurdish, Arab, Syriac, Armenian and Turkmen formations, with a range of between 30,000 and 40,000. The Kurdish People’s Protection Units are their main component. The field of “SDF” military operations extended to the provinces of Hasaka, Raqqa, Aleppo and Deir Ezzor.
The militias themselves pose a secular anti-religious force in the region and claim to call for “democracy and human rights.” However, they have committed grave abuses against civilians during their military battles or through camps that forced IDPs from ISIS to stay there, Not to mention the other violation of forced recruitment campaigns within the areas under their control, including women and children, with the aim of engaging them in combat.