After Menbij liberation, women remove the niqab, and men shave their beards

After two years of life under ISIS, the residents could not believe the arrival of the Kurdish forces supported by the United States to save them from the terrorist group

Images were circulated on social media sites showing celebration by Menbij residents in northern Syria following their liberation from the terrorist ISIS organization, as women removed and burned niqabs and some men shaved their beards, raising the victory sign.

After two years of life under ISIS, the residents could not believe the arrival of the Kurdish forces supported by the United States to save them from the terrorist group.

The Syrian Democratic Forces announced the full liberation of the city yesterday, and said they would begin a new history after the closing the “book of injustice.”

Many images appeared of a state of euphoria among the residents of Menbij following the departure of the ISIS gunmen who had oppressed them since the start of 2014 from their city .

Women appeared in these images walking in the streets of Menbij, showing their faces, removing the blackness that had hung over soul and body after ISIS forced them to wear the black niqab and restricted their freedom.

This article was translated and edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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