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Sunday – Kiwi foreign fighters

  • Sunday 11 Mar

They are 24-year old, university-educated Kiwis from different ends of the country, so how on earth did they end up in Syria fighting against ISIS? Ashlee and Sores aren't mercenaries, nor are they trained soldiers, but they have willingly signed up for a war that the UN believes has killed more than 400,000 people. In this exclusive interview with SUNDAY, Ashlee and Sores explain why they risked their lives to join the Kurdish YPG and YPJ armies.

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Kiwi foreign fighters
  • Sunday 11 Mar
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