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For a grief-stricken Dirk, it's PICK the an emotional and eyeopening journey as he meets commanders of the YPJ and fellow members of the militia who knew Anna.
For a grief-stricken Dirk, it's an emotional and eye-opening journey as he meets commanders of the YPJ and fellow members of the militia who knew Anna.
For a griefstricken Dirk, it's an emotional and Pick the eye-opening journey as he meets commanders of the YPJ and fellow members of the militia who knew Anna.
Many of them join the YPJ for life, vowing to purge the region of Islamic State.
Kurdish women also have their own military branch, the YPJ, where they fight on the front lines against ISIS.
She was killed after the YPJ left its fight against IS to defend the town of Afrin against Turkish forces, which call the YPJ a terror group.
The YPJ is an all-female brigade of the Kurdish People's Protection Units YPG, which has around 50,000 Kurdish men and women fighting against Islamic State in northern Syria.
According to reports Sunday, Anna Campbell, 26, was volunteering with the Kurdish Women's Protection Units (YPJ).
Brusk Hasakeh, a YPG spokesman, told Reuters news agency that Turkish forces and their Syrian militia allies were trying to storm Afrin from the north but the YPG and its women's affiliate, the YPJ, were fighting back.
It is under the control of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish militia gathering several groups including the Women Protection Units (YPJ) and its political wing being the Kurdish opposition Democratic Union Party (PYD).
In recent days, the Turkish army have been conducting a military operation in Afrin region against Kurdish leftist Democratic Union Party (PYD) and Protection Units (YPJ) designated by Turkey as "terrorists", but the US considers them as allies to them against the so called Islamic State (IS).
"Pro-Turkish militants attacked the villages of Ain Daqna and Belule where YPG and YPJ (female division) were lying in wait.
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