The world wants to wash its hands of the people who have escaped the Islamic State.
Turkey conveyed it "cannot tolerate the PKK establishing some kind of a state structure along our border in Syria.”
It's perfectly simple: they're fighting ISIS, who we hate, with the YPG, which is linked to the PKK, who Turkey – who we're selling weapons to – hates.
Kimberley Taylor is the first British woman to go and fight ISIS alongside Kurdish forces in Syria. Read part one of her exclusive three-part diary here.
Nazzareno Tassone, 24, is the second Canadian volunteer to die overseas, and part of a stream of young men and women who have been drawn to the fight against the Islamic State.
Nazzareno Tassone, 24, joined the Kurdish militia group known as the YPG last year and was killed in December along with three comrades.
Two more Western volunteers died fighting alongside the Kurdish YPG.
They love deceased trade union leader Bob Crow almost as much as they hate ISIS.