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Muhammad’s mother, who was diagnosed with cancer, hadn’t been admitted to a specialized hospital in the capital, Damascus, because they are from a stateless Syrian Kurdish family, specifically from the ajanib of al-Hasakah. Doctors at the hospital shouted and kicked them out, a scene which had etched in Muhammad’s mind forever. Muhammad told STJ field researcher the details of this incident through an interview conducted in March 2018. Muhammad Ameen Ramadan al-Muhammad was born in Hasud village in Qamishli in 1962. He is married with seven children, all of whom are ajanib.  Muhammad spoke...
Mihemed nikarîbû ku dayika xwe, a bi nexweşiya "Penceşêrê" bû, li yekê ji nexweşxaneyên Şama paytext derman bike, û ne tenê wilo, bizîşkan di rûwê wî û yê dayika wî de bijiqîn û kirin qêrîn, û wan qewirandin, ji ber ku ew ji Kurdên Sûriyê yên bê nasnametî ne, û bi taybet ji beşê "ejnebiyan" e, û ev bûyer di bîrdanka Mihemed de asê maye, û wî hûrgiliyên wê ji lêkolînerê ser erdê "gerok" li ba Sûriyên ji bo Rasteqînî û Dadmendiyê re, di heyama Avdara sala 2018an de anî ziman. Di sala 1962an de "Mihemed...
1. Executive Summary: The 5th of October 2018 marks the 56th anniversary of the special census in al-Hasakah province, northeastern Syria, which is largely populated with ethnic minorities having different religious affiliations, including Assyrians, Kurds, Arabs, Armenians, Chechens and others. Al-Hasakah was the only Syrian province in which the census was conducted, in application of Decree No. 93 of 23 August 1962 passed by the so-called "Separatist Movement", based on Decree No. 1 of 30 April 1962 and the ministerial decision, No. 106 of 23 August...