The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: December, 2013

PYD Committee on Visit to Russia, Sahil Muslim to Give Address in the Duma

(ANF) A PYD committee is on an official state visit to Moscow. The committee is  composed of Salih Muslim, the co-president of the PYD; Ebdulselam Ehmet the PYD European Representative; … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

KCK Release Statement on Death of Bêmal Tokçu and Events in Gever

TO OUR PEOPLES AND THE PUBLIC OPINION With the killing of Bêmal Tokçu, the number of the crimes committed by the Turkish police raised to three. We convey our condolences … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

HDP To Begin Hunger Strike in Parliament

According to an article in today’s Özgür Gündem the four MPs of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will go on hunger strike in parliament following a court decision in Diyarbakir … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Rojava Legacy of Nuri Dêrsimî

(ANF) A grandson and namesake of Nuri Dêrsimî, one of the leaders of the Dersim resistance, is fighting in the ranks of the YPG. Known in the YPG as Baran … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gangs Kidnap 170 Civilians in Afrin Including Women and Children

(ANF) The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an affiliate of al-Qaeda, has kidnapped 170 Kurdish civilians from the village of Ihris near the town of Ezaz is the … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rojava Is The Legacy Of The Children We Have Lost

(DİHA) Mothers of the PKK fighters killed in the past consider the Rojava Revolution their own revolution, saying “Rojava is the legacy of our children. We are obligated to grow … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Abducted Soldiers Released

(ANF) Four soldiers abducted by guerrillas yesterday in the province of Diyarbakir have been released. They were handed over to members of the BDP who then delivered them to military authorites … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

KCK Release Statement Upon Mandela’s Death

TO OUR PEOPLES AND THE PUBLIC OPINION We were deeply saddened to hear about the demise of the great democracy and freedom fighter and the friend of the Kurdish People, … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Police Attack Demonstration for Gever in Diyarbakir

(ANF) Police have attacked demonstrators in Diyarbakir who were protesting the killing of two civilians in on Friday. The demonstration was organized in response to the killing by riot police … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

YDG-H: Now is the Time for Action

(ANF) The Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement (YDG-H) has released a statement in the wake of the killing of two civilians in the district of Yüksekova (Gever) in Hakkari (Colemêrg) Province … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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