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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: August, 2013

The Last Syrian Soldiers in Qamişlo

The Turkish Radikal Gazetesi published an article today on the few remaining Syrian Army units in Qamişlo, entitled “Assad’s Last Soldiers in the Kurdish Region.” The article speaks to the … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Human Chain for Rojava in Diyarbakır

At a press conference held yesterday by a number of different Kurdish political parties and organizations – including the BDP, DTK, DDKD, ÖSP, Azadi İnisiyatifi, Dicle-Fırat Diyalog Grubu and KADEP … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Barzani visits Rojava refugees in Kewirkusk

The President of Iraqi Kurdistan, Mesûd Barzani, met with refugees from Rojava during a visit to the newly built refugee camp in Kerwirkusk, according to Kurdistan TV. The visit comes … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

PYD co-president Salih Muslim: “We are at the forefront of democratization”

In an interview with Salih Müslüm published by Özgür Gündem during his second visit to Turkey, the PYD leader discusses the ongoing talks with the Turkish government and leaders of … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Rojava entire families have gone to the front to fight together

According to an interesting report from ANF which helps to shine a light on the nature of the resistance in Rojava, entire families have taken up arms in order to … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Knife Attack on Rojava Solidarity Demonstration in Ankara

According to the Turkish Ötekilerin Postası, a man was injured after being attacked by a man with a knife at demonstration in support of the defenders of Rojava in Güven … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

BBC covers the emerging refugee crisis in Rojava

The BBC posted an article yesterday detailing the refugee crisis now exploding along the border of Syrian and Iraqi Kurdistan. Tens of thousands have now sought refugee across the Tigris … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

RT Inteview in English with YPD Spokesman Rehid Khalil on the latest attacks in Rojava and the misunderstood nature of the conflict

Defending themselves by all means available is the Kurdish Popular Defense Units’ (YPG) last resort in Syria, the group’s spokesperson Redor Khalil told RT. Amid Western inaction and Russian condemnation … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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