A BBC Arabic investigation has uncovered compelling evidence suggesting the Syrian-Kurdish political leader, Hevrin Khalaf, was executed by a faction of the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army. Rebel group Ahrar al-Sharqiya, which fights for the SNA, is accused of her murder, but has told the BBC it is not responsible for the politician’s death. But by…

A BBC Arabic investigation has uncovered compelling evidence suggesting the Syrian-Kurdish political leader, Hevrin Khalaf, modified into done by a faction of the Turkish-backed Syrian Nationwide Military.

Rebel community Ahrar al-Sharqiya, which fights for the SNA, is accused of her murder, however has told the BBC it isn’t very to blame for the politician’s death.

But by talking to members of Ahrar al-Sharqiya, to boot to Hevrin Khalaf’s household, former colleagues and an eyewitness, plus utilizing open source investigation tools, the BBC has discovered a a range of story about what came about on 12 October 2019.

The Turkish executive, which backs the Syrian Nationwide Military, has no longer responded to BBC requests for comment.

Video produced by: Nader Ibrahim, Rosie Garthwaite and Mustafa Khalili. Graphics by Jasmine Bonshor.

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