Yesterday on June 20, once again Turkey attacked north east Syria and killing three personalities and wounded one in a drone attack near Syria-Turkey border in Qabre Hewore, Qamishli region. As a result of the drone attack, Yusra Derwêş, co-leader of Kamishlo Canton, her deputy Lîman Şiwêş, and Chaldean Christian driver Firat Tuma lost their lives. The other co-leader of Qamishlo Canton, Gabi Shamoun from Syriac community, sustained injuries in the attack.
There is exactly 108 unforgettable years since the world and Syriac (Chaldean-Assyrian-Aramaic) people witnessed one of the most tragic events in the history of the humanity. Starting prior to the World War I and executed during the war, Ottoman-Turkish authorities planned and organized systematic destruction of ancient Christian communities of Mesopotamia and Anatolia notably Syriac people, Armenians and Greek Pontics.