Women in the Syrian city of Manbij (Aleppo province) celebrated their liberation from the Islamic State by burning a burka, the full-body covering they had been forced to wear in public under the militant group’s rule.

In a video released by the Kurdish news agency ANHA, a crowd cheers as a woman waves a swath of black fabric and sets it on fire.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) — a U.S.-backed alliance comprised of the Kurdish YPG militia and some Arab contingents — seized control of more than 70 percent of the northern Syrian town over the weekend, following a months-long offensive.

Source: VICE News.

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Jewish Russophile
Jewish Russophile
2016-08-04 23:43

@leithfadel If Hillary is elected & her terrorist Jihadists take over Syria, these women will be forced to wear burkas again.

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-08-05 03:24

I feel shithadists will be finished sooner than you think…
BTW, just look what has gone viral in the US :
http://www.keepingupwithtrump.com/uploads/3/0/8/9/30899873/s839557453178182071_p10_i1_w640.png
And well, having managed a weapon-ring to both Daesh and Qaeda, errr… Aren’t the USA at war against these organisations? t’s more serious than a security breach on a web server : isn’t it called… Treason?
Well, Bill will have it easy to shag women 30y younger than him…

GGGKON
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GGGKON
2016-08-06 06:01

oh s**t, excuse me but nobody understand Arabic? There is a call to kill all the Jews in this video.
At the very end of the video, the woman in fuchsia scarf launches a hysterical and hateful charge against the “yahouds” (Jews).

This video is presented to us ostensibly to celebrate the recovery of part of the Syrian city of Manbij hands of Daech. I ask myself two questions: one who made this video and edited the images for Telegraph understands it Arabic? Does he agree with this call to curse the Jews?

Hind Abyad
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Hind Abyad
2016-08-05 00:07

Strange, why not take, at least the black hair dress off?
Why not pour gasoline on the Jihab instead of a man’s lighter?
Looks staged for West backed Alliance

KarinZa
KarinZa
2016-08-05 00:07

@redaslt @JewRussophile YES & why many of us in US are very vocal at the moment-it must stop. But is she TOO BIG TO FAIL?

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-08-05 03:38
Reply to  KarinZa

Titanic ship was reputed unsinkable until she met an iceberg…

Kristy Lee Parker Spence
Kristy Lee Parker Spence
2016-08-05 00:59

So the women that live over there in a suppressed country don’t like being told what they can and can’t wear?! Nice to know.

Karol Kodeks
Karol Kodeks
2016-08-05 10:13

In Syria you dont have to wear Burkas if you are a woman… Of course in goverment-held teritories.

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pinkiepiggy
2016-08-05 05:45

Yet another burn the Burka.

Naeem Akhtar
Naeem Akhtar
2016-08-05 14:54

the lady burning the burqa is wearing burqa herself. what does it mean? It is unfair that they are disrespecting the rules offered by Islam to adopt. The burqa is the gift of moderation to ladies which is given by Islam not by the B team of American Army the ISIS. No burqa in USA and Europe that’s why the sisters of Christians and Jews are fucked every where willingly.

Gajac Jean-Loup
Gajac Jean-Loup
2016-08-06 07:55

They burn the burqa it is good and right. But we must warn the arrogant and Islamophobic Westerners to stop their unhealthy obsessions of confusing headscarves and burqas to always belittle Muslim women who freely choose, by their culture, to hide their hair. And it is a non-Muslim and secular Westerner who says so.