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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: September, 2013

The PYD and YPG are Not Just for Kurds, But All the Peoples of Rojava

Last week we posted excerpts from the first part of an article by Zübeyde Sarı – “The Revolution in Rojava Smells of Clover.” Below is part II of that article, which … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women Are the Guaranty of the Revolution in Rojava

ANF has posted a new article by Halil Deniz, “The Guaranty of the Rojava Revolution: The Women’s Battalions” in which he discusses the recent formation of the YPJ – an … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Turkish Interior Minister to Border Governorates: Support al-Nusra

In a recent report from the website claims to have a document signed by the Turkish Interior Minister Muammer Güler and addressed to the Hatay governorate, in which the … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

YPG kills the commander of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

According to a report in Yeni Ülke Haber, the commander of the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria – Ömer El Şişani -was killed in recent clashes with the YPG. The clashes, which have … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Zübeyde Sarı on Women in Rojava’s Revolution

Yesterday we posted experts of an article by Zübeyde Sarı, printed in Özgür Gündem, in which she wrote  about her recent visit to Serêkaniyê and conditions in the city. Below … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Zübeyde Sarı on life in Serêkaniyê

In a recent article published by Ozgur Gundem, ‘The Rojava Revolution Smells of Clover’` the Kurdish journalist Zübeyde Sarı writes about her recent visit to Rojava. Her piece covers the … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

AKP-supported Groups Burning Churches in Rojava

Yesterday members of al-Nusra and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are reported to have looted and burned a Syriac Church in the village of Xerdûka, in the province … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amed Dicle on the Political Situation in Rojava

Jadaliyya has translated another article by the noted Kurdish journalist Amed Dicle. In this article, entitlted “Rojava’s Political Structure” Dicle writes about the current political situation in Rojava, and the … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

PKK: The 12th of September Constitution Must be Completely Abandoned (Hozat Interview Part II)

Yesterday we posted excerpts of an interview conducted by Özgür Gündem with Besê Hozat,  the co-president of the KCK. Below is a continuation of the same interview, in which Hozat … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

PKK’s 11th Congress: Our Project is a Democratic Project for the Whole Region

In an interview Özgür Gündem over the weekend, the paper sat down with Besê Hozat,  the co-president of the KCK. Hozat, who had just attended the PKK’s 11th Congress which … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

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