Meet the Syrian Refugees Fleeing After Turkish Forces Bombard Their Homes

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  • Published: 18 October 2019
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Comments • 192

  • Terry Bennison
    Terry Bennison  2 weeks back

    It's high time Syria took full responsibility for their own people and took back all their countrymen and women. President Assad ought to be ashamed of himself for forcing his own people to leave.

    • Jaddu
      Jaddu  2 weeks back

      Islam is problem of this all...

      • NIBBA
        NIBBA  1 weeks back

        Nope youre wrong bud

    • musicfun
      musicfun  2 weeks back

      The New York Times hasn’t done a truthful story for a very long time. And they had the news of the concentration camps in World War II, putting it in a small box on the last page

      • Gökhan Gökhan
        Gökhan Gökhan  2 weeks back

        Ok take these people to your countries

        • Bunyamin Esen
          Bunyamin Esen  2 weeks back

          No thank you my fatherland alreadyhas 6mil refugees

      • OsmanOsmanHan
        OsmanOsmanHan  2 weeks back

        4 million refugees in Turkey snce 5 years. Hey USA, take 2 million refugees from us, or stfu

        • Ikenna Bede
          Ikenna Bede  3 weeks back

          In efforts to cause a diversion from his impeachment proceedings, he is making his presidency look like a mess, I mean, that's what it has been anyways.

          • Turkish Punisher
            Turkish Punisher  3 weeks back

            Such a wrong and stupid title.

            • John Billings
              John Billings  3 weeks back

              Good thing it never happens here...
              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mueJbS6q5mc

              Not so blatantly... Only about 1000 or so "stealth" killings... per year...
              I'm sure they were all necessary... Anderson Cooper and his ilk need to be kept safe....

              • John Billings
                John Billings  3 weeks back

                Nice and safe...
                Stop your WHINING...
                https://www.statista.com/statistics/195331/number-of-murders-in-the-us-by-state/

                One safe state...

              • John Billings
                John Billings  3 weeks back

                All that protection that was STRIPPED from the populace....
                So glad they can protect themselves...
                Not sure why we have the 2nd amendment ...
                Hardly needed....

            • kathy
              kathy  3 weeks back

              💔 Breaks my heart you these people. Sadly they know what's in store for them😢
              ✌❤💙🇺🇸💙❤✌

              • Adriana rodrigues
                Adriana rodrigues  3 weeks back

                Congrats n' thank'u TNYT.

                • R. ThugLyfe
                  R. ThugLyfe  3 weeks back

                  The main reasons why nations of color quarrel and find many differences among them are present in this video, the white man is the instigator searching for common ground with those who look like him(white complexioned people) to further his agenda and mission to cause great divisions amongst people of color while secretly looking for ways to get his goal accomplished, total CONTROL.

                  • Ahoy ツ
                    Ahoy ツ  3 weeks back

                    And are we ignoring Catalunya?

                    • vidkidxyz
                      vidkidxyz  3 weeks back

                      Let them all eat each other... It's THEIR LANDS... LET THEM SETTLE IT ! NO MORE "COLONIAL" INTERFERENCE !

                      • ted fischer
                        ted fischer  3 weeks back

                        NEW YORK TIME IS FAKE AND CORRUPT NEWS!

                        • Betterworld ok
                          Betterworld ok  4 weeks back

                          STOP THE CARNAGE RIGHT NOW SO EVERYONE CAN GO BACK TO THEIR LANDS AND HOMES. IF I WAS THE PRESIDENT I WOULD BRING PEACE TO THE WORLD

                          • Serkan Karaca
                            Serkan Karaca  4 weeks back

                            You liars, why dont you talk about 5M refugees in Turkey. Who attacked them? Who saved their lifes? Who?

                            • Tahir Erdogan
                              Tahir Erdogan  4 weeks back

                              Because the United States is not bombing any country , they are just throwing flowers at civilians from the sky.

                            • nurlan ismayil
                              nurlan ismayil  4 weeks back

                              Donald trump said that Kurdish is our friends, Turks is our friends. Now this is fake?

                              • Dick Burns
                                Dick Burns  3 weeks back

                                Death to TURKEY. There you go.

                            • Undoredo
                              Undoredo  4 weeks back

                              Keep showing the Turkish forces bad! That's all you know. I hope you do research after watching this video. It is obvious that the Turkish army is helpful. You are doing everything to make the Turkish army look bad! God is with us.

                              • Dawood Ahmed
                                Dawood Ahmed  2 weeks back

                                Even if father of God is with you is not gana help .. Turks are worse human on earth.. Go ask 20 million kurds how they are treated In turkey kurdistan

                            • ROJAVA Walatêma
                              ROJAVA Walatêma  4 weeks back

                              I don't believe what happened to us

                              • Kemal Sürmeli
                                Kemal Sürmeli  3 weeks back

                                the real lesson is to stop fighting the strongest nation in the middle east turkey did defeat the ypg in just 4 days the ypg had over 750 casualities turkey had 6 and turkey ddint even use 1% of its military strengh to defeat you

                              • younes jorge
                                younes jorge  3 weeks back

                                The lesson is to stop trusting the West. Israelis were abandoned by the USA at the start of the Israeli-arab wars, if it wasn't for the help from former Czechoslovakian republic Israel would be no more. The Americans only helped us afterward when they were convinced that we are here to stay.

                            • Aksoar
                              Aksoar  4 weeks back

                              This video is a textbook example for manipulative storytelling. The New York Times proves that it doesn't care the slightest way about the people in that region nor about the Syrian refugees.
                              If it did, it would have reported that the YPG is made up of a bunch of terrorists who have silently massacred masses of Arabs, Kurds, Assyrians as well as Christians.
                              The YPG has been heroized by the likes of the New York Times even though the group is essentially the same thing as Daesh, only with a different agenda.
                              Directing the microphone to a bunch of YPG supporters and showing them as victims doesn't tell anything about the real story.
                              Turkey has hosted more than 5 million Syrians who are the real victims of the 21st century's worst massacre and Turkey has the right to force terrorists from its border and provide a safe space for these war victims.
                              If the actor was Israel instead of Turkey in this case, they would have been portrayed as non-negotiable heroes for getting rid of terrorists and providing safe haven for victims.

                              • Kanji Tsuki
                                Kanji Tsuki  4 weeks back

                                GOD please protect this people🙏🙏🙏

                              • Phoenix
                                Phoenix  4 weeks back

                                1:08 they just keep making babies while they're in war..they got no fcking brains

                                • Lisa Rosenkoetter
                                  Lisa Rosenkoetter  4 weeks back

                                  Prayers for all sentient beings to be free from violence and oppression

                                  • Dave Pawson
                                    Dave Pawson  4 weeks back

                                    "We want a 22 mile buffer zone" of your land.

                                    • Jaden Broadway
                                      Jaden Broadway  4 weeks back

                                      Thank you for this educational piece.

                                      • American Paisa
                                        American Paisa  4 weeks back

                                        Womp Womp!

                                        • Escape Reality
                                          Escape Reality  4 weeks back

                                          Wow these people are beautiful

                                          • Marcie Willis
                                            Marcie Willis  4 weeks back

                                            Donaold made this ...great,.. it's so great ☹

                                            • Randy Lail
                                              Randy Lail  4 weeks back

                                              Muslims are not the free worlds friends.
                                              True Islam's goal is to take over the world.
                                              We should leave the Muslim world to their 1500 year old wars.
                                              The people have had hundreds and thousands of years to fight for their own freedom and haven't.

                                              • Fury512
                                                Fury512  4 weeks back

                                                We are not the world's police. 🖕Syrian refugees. This is payback for all the terrorism these people have done to others.

                                                • Rob C
                                                  Rob C  4 weeks back

                                                  These people been fighting in the middle east for thousands of years

                                                  • adam b
                                                    adam b  4 weeks back

                                                    NY hoax times .

                                                    • E C
                                                      E C  4 weeks back

                                                      People that think it's a hoax should fly there and make their own video

                                                  • Trumpet Music
                                                    Trumpet Music  4 weeks back

                                                    People in Yemen: Are we a joke to you?

                                                    • E C
                                                      E C  3 weeks back

                                                      @Trumpet Music one of the videos ties the USA to supplying bombs that are dropped in Yemen. You could just watch one of the videos.

                                                    • Trumpet Music
                                                      Trumpet Music  3 weeks back

                                                      @E C And I am sure the NYT does a great job at explaining that we are the ones who are blocking all the food and medicine from going into Yemen?

                                                    • Souvik RC
                                                      Souvik RC  3 weeks back

                                                      E C agreed. They really do a lot of research when making visual investigation videos. BBC Africa Eye also does a great job as well.

                                                    • E C
                                                      E C  4 weeks back

                                                      The NYT has done a few high quality videos on Yemen. Google "visual investigations Yemen New York times" for a few results. Not going to dispute disproportionate coverage but the visual investigations are top notch.

                                                  • Youman
                                                    Youman  4 weeks back

                                                    Propaganda at its finest

                                                    • Aksoar
                                                      Aksoar  4 weeks back

                                                      And they censor comments very selectively. My comment didn't have any insults/swearing, only a constructive comment but they didn't publish it.

                                                  • Simone Eli
                                                    Simone Eli  4 weeks back

                                                    Russia,Syria,turkey the axis of evil

                                                    • Hannixander
                                                      Hannixander  4 weeks back

                                                      I'm glad our troops are out of there. Didn't see this kind of angst when countless Christians were being slaughtered and rayped. Just more orange man bad.

                                                      • Hannixander
                                                        Hannixander  4 weeks back

                                                        @mrt57rn that's because hateful lefties like you like to dox people for expressing their views.

                                                      • mrt57rn
                                                        mrt57rn  4 weeks back

                                                        @Hannixander "rayped" "Goople"??? 😂 🤣 Take your fake Y-T account without any activity & shove it.

                                                      • Hannixander
                                                        Hannixander  4 weeks back

                                                        @mrt57rn I know how to spell, fig. Goople suppresses speech. You get 5 Chinese Communist suspicion points.

                                                      • mrt57rn
                                                        mrt57rn  4 weeks back

                                                        Learn how to spell, Russian troll.

                                                    • William Baker
                                                      William Baker  4 weeks back

                                                      Convenient how the death of brown people in wars over deserts that have lasted 4k years becomes all of a sudden important enough as political fodder.

                                                      • younes jorge
                                                        younes jorge  3 weeks back

                                                        Kurds are Indo-European ethnic group you dumbfuck! You watched the genocide of the Tutsi is Rowanda and waited till 800k were butchered in 100 days to just condemne it! While when European Bosnians and Albanians were getting killed you moved the whole NATO to save them.

                                                      • 산 테리
                                                        산 테리  3 weeks back

                                                        @DT-L29 First, we're talking about a NATO country essentially annexing parts of another country. Second, we're talking about the US abandoning their 'boots on the ground' against ISIS, the Kurds.

                                                        Thirdly, the invasion was made possible directly thanks to the US decision to withdraw fron the area, paving the way for the Turks to displacing the Kurds in the area by shoving 3 million Syrian-Arabs there. Its ethnic cleansing.

                                                      • DT-L29
                                                        DT-L29  4 weeks back

                                                        I think the same. For years society didn't care, suddenly media pushes it on us and everyone is comcerned about it? Seems strange to me.

                                                    • Fury512
                                                      Fury512  4 weeks back

                                                      Some people did something in Syria. 😂🤣😂🤣

                                                      • oderus urungus
                                                        oderus urungus  4 weeks back

                                                        Chris Reiser nameless blob is an alright Pile of goo

                                                      • Chris Reiser
                                                        Chris Reiser  4 weeks back

                                                        You are a nameless blob.

                                                      • oderus urungus
                                                        oderus urungus  4 weeks back

                                                        Fury512 what’s her nuts ain’t Syrian 😂🤣

                                                      • oderus urungus
                                                        oderus urungus  4 weeks back

                                                        Fury512 🤣😂

                                                      • Fury512
                                                        Fury512  4 weeks back

                                                        @oderus urungus That's only a Syrian tradition.

                                                    • H Pn
                                                      H Pn  4 weeks back

                                                      Errr why are you guys putting this out today. Are you forgetting about the thousands of Christian refugees who have been homeless since Obama reign?!

                                                      • IMustBe Crazy
                                                        IMustBe Crazy  4 weeks back

                                                        This is a war the US could not stop.
                                                        There has to a agreement between the Turks and the Kurds.
                                                        The Kurds would have died 50 yrs ago if America hadn't stepped in.

                                                        • cDralda
                                                          cDralda  4 weeks back

                                                          @IMustBe Crazy How is that relevant to the Kurds situation?

                                                        • IMustBe Crazy
                                                          IMustBe Crazy  4 weeks back

                                                          @cDralda Russian control of arms sales for one. Spread of communism for another.

                                                        • cDralda
                                                          cDralda  4 weeks back

                                                          @IMustBe Crazy What intervention are you talking about?

                                                        • IMustBe Crazy
                                                          IMustBe Crazy  4 weeks back

                                                          @cDralda US intervention was 50 or so years ago.
                                                          Their war is centuries old.

                                                        • cDralda
                                                          cDralda  4 weeks back

                                                          >50 yrs ago
                                                          You do know the kurds were fighting ISIS before the coalition back. You get that the kurds have lived in these lands for generations, and that they even live in turkey, right?

                                                      • Humanity Jesus
                                                        Humanity Jesus  4 weeks back

                                                        Ok guys all the people who believe in these news 💩 first of all where were these guy when the refugees left during USA and others countries invasion. Funny how the news are making turkey look bad because they want to protect their borders and clean out all terror caused by “some countries “ Turks accepted the most reffs and want to fix all the mess USA and others caused so they can go back to their home. 👏🏻 people who believe this.

                                                        • Souvik RC
                                                          Souvik RC  3 weeks back

                                                          Dark of the knight He is likely a Turkish propaganda troll.

                                                        • Dark of the knight
                                                          Dark of the knight  4 weeks back

                                                          so u mean if China invade USA, Mexico, Canada citizen should fight?? Errrr ok? weird logic

                                                      • STATIC TV
                                                        STATIC TV  4 weeks back

                                                        #TheNewYorkSlime 😷

                                                        • Aksoar
                                                          Aksoar  4 weeks back

                                                          And they censor comments like crazy

                                                      • One above all
                                                        One above all  4 weeks back

                                                        Not the U.S.A problem. U saying the last 2000 years the U.S is to blame. Fools

                                                        • 2bRealist
                                                          2bRealist  4 weeks back

                                                          @Larry V lol... there is no "safe manner" we could have done this. I'm just glad Trump did it before impeachment as all other GOP/DEMs are all for long term war.


                                                          Remember... this was one of the campaign promises Trump made, that caused establishment Republicans to loose the election.


                                                          As for our troops being sent to Saudi Arabia... I'm actually all for that.. IF it was to ATTACK SAUDI ARABIA!!


                                                          So no, I do not agree with Turmp on the Saudis.

                                                        • Larry V
                                                          Larry V  4 weeks back

                                                          @2bRealist I agree with a withdrawal of troops. I do not agree with how this manner was done. It cost lives.
                                                          Then Trump is sending troops to Saudia Arabia.. Dumbest thing I've heard from Trump.

                                                        • 2bRealist
                                                          2bRealist  4 weeks back

                                                          @Larry V So what you are saying is that the USA should have never been involved in the first place.
                                                          I agree with that 100%.
                                                          Now that we are out... lets learn that lesson and never go back in.

                                                        • Larry V
                                                          Larry V  4 weeks back

                                                          One above all reassess your humanity and logic. People are not use objects to use and throw away like a used condom. Again, this reflects the history of US foreign policy in the 1990s and is the root cause of creating terrorist. One can understand why there is hostility against Americans in the Middle East for this reason, This a set back to what US soldiers lives whom have been sacrificed as well.

                                                      • Southie Dst
                                                        Southie Dst  4 weeks back

                                                        Oh well maybe they should fight for their country let me guess people are going to start saying it’s America’s fault all the people who are supposed to be against war now want us in one lol brainwashing is in full effect

                                                        • mrt57rn
                                                          mrt57rn  4 weeks back

                                                          Not America's fault...put the blame where it belongs. The traitor/liar in chief's fault. There was no fighting going on until donnie, in all his stupidity pulled American military out of Syria. The Kurds have been our allies since WWII when they fought along side our troops. Where's your sense of loyalty. I'm glad I would not have to ever depend on YOU for any help, coward. Your loyalty & courage is nonexistent, just like the five time draft dodger in the WH.

                                                      • Steven Gauna
                                                        Steven Gauna  4 weeks back

                                                        War propaganda

                                                        • dat boi
                                                          dat boi  4 weeks back

                                                          I don't care about them. It sucks and sounds mean but I don't care. We need to take care of our own people instead of feeding people who hate us.. and they better not come to the USA. Go to another Arab country. Quit making us the holding cell of the world

                                                          • Edmund Dobry
                                                            Edmund Dobry  4 weeks back

                                                            Oh so the world has to take more Syrian refugees?

                                                            • beckys2222
                                                              beckys2222  3 weeks back

                                                              Yup , millions of them on their way to Europe along with millions of black Africans who claim to be Syrian too