The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: November, 2013

BDP Youth Congress Comes to End in Diyarbakir

(ANF) The 1st General Congress of the BDP Youth Council has come to an end in Diyarbakir following the selection of council members. Among other issues, the congress highlighted the … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

YPG Brings Til Temir Operation To Successful Completion

(ANF) A statement from the YPG has enumerated the successes as well as the casualty figures for the recent  “Revolutionary Operation of the Martyrs of Tim Temir” that it launched … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Önder: If there is Going to be an Electoral Alliance, It Needs to be Principled

Sırrı Süreyya Önder, who has put himself forward as a possible HDP candidate for the Mayor of Istanbul, has weighed in on the much debated topic of electoral alliances. In … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Operations around Hesekê Continue, Tiwêna Liberated by YPG

(ANF) YPG/YPJ forces continue to make progress in the “Revenge Operation for Til Temir Martyrs” Operation which began two days ago. Today the YPG announced that they had completely driven … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Because I Don’t Know Turkish I Must Wash Dishes”

In an article by Serhat Korkmaz published on Bianet, Kormaz speaks with a Kurdish refugee family from Syria. Below is a translation of the article. “I was driving a taxi. … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sahil Muslim in New Interview on Rojava

A new interview with Sahil Muslim by M. Ali Çelebi has been published in Özgür Gündem. Below is a translation of certain segments, in which Muslim talks about efforts to … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thousands Attend Funeral of Bomb Attack Victims in Qamişlo

(ANF) Thousands of mourners took part in the funeral procession for three people killed in a bombing attack a public protection center in the Qenastwês neighborhood of Qamişlo yesterday. One … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brother Of Medeni Yıldırım Publically Refuses Military Service

(ANF) Mehmet Yıldırım, the brother of Medeni Yıldırım who was shot and killed by Turkish soldiers during a protest against a base construction in Lice this past June, has announced … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Everyone to Kadiköy for Rojava

(ANF) The Istanbul Branch of the BDP is organizing a rally in Kadiköy this Sunday, November 24th, to show support for the revolution in Rojava. Members of the BDP walked … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Will You Solve This Problem With More Political Maneuvers?

(ANF) Demirtaş has given a speech to a group of BDP MP’s in Ankara in which he addressed a number of topics, including the anniversary of the execution of Sayid … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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