Waiting Out the Siege: Kobane Refugees Shelter in Turkey

Collection with 17 media items created by Antoine E. R. Delaunay

Turkey 02 Feb 2015 09:41

A photo reportage, realized at the end of November 2014, illustrating the challenging situation faced in the Kurdish city of Suruç and its region overwhelmed by Syrian refugees. Heavy fighting between Kurdish forces and Daesh have been raging inside the city of Kobane, located only a few kilometers away on the other side of the Turkish-Syrian border, for more than three months at that time.

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Title photo for the collection
Waiting Out the Siege: Kobane Refugee...
Seher Sokak No:34, 63800 Suruç/Şanlıurfa,Turkey
By Antoine E. R. Delaunay
29 Nov 2014

Kurdish rally marching in direction of Çaykara, a small village bordering with the Syria and the town of Kobane

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Waiting Out the Siege: Kobane Refugee...
Seher Sokak No:34, 63800 Suruç/Şanlıurfa,Turkey
By Antoine E. R. Delaunay
25 Nov 2014

Two Kurdish girls sitting on the roof of Çaykara mosque during Women's Day celebration

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Waiting Out the Siege: Kobane Refugee...
Seher Sokak No:34, 63800 Suruç/Şanlıurfa,Turkey
By Antoine E. R. Delaunay
21 Nov 2014

Volunteers from Hayat Destek loading into a truck relief packages before delivering them to Syrian refugees

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Waiting Out the Siege: Kobane Refugee...
Seher Sokak No:34, 63800 Suruç/Şanlıurfa,Turkey
By Antoine E. R. Delaunay
23 Nov 2014

Xelil Osman, 67 years old, fought for several months in Kobane before being wounded during clashes with ISIS.

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Waiting Out the Siege: Kobane Refugee...
Seher Sokak No:34, 63800 Suruç/Şanlıurfa,Turkey
By Antoine E. R. Delaunay
25 Nov 2014

Kurds stuck on the Syrian side of the border because they refused to follow the turkish policy that forces refugees to abandon their vehicles in Syria.