The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Rojava Goes to the Polls

(ANF) Voters in the canton of Efrin – one of the three, newly formed cantons in Rojava – have gone to the polls to elect representatives for the newly formed … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

KCK Executive Council Releases Statement on Geneva II

Text of Statement: The Geneva II conference on Syria’s future is going to be held on the 22th of January. This conference is supposed to play a role in forming … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tens of Thousands Attend Funeral for YPG Fighters in Qamişlo

  (ANF) Tens of thousands of people have taken part in the funeral ceremony for YPG fighters killed in recent clashes in Til Hemis and Til Berek. Thousands of mourners … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Poll: BDP/HDP Increases Share of Likely Voters in Istanbul

  (ANF) According to a new poll conducted by the Center for Political and Social Research (SAMER), the BDP/HDP have increased their share of likely voters, in particular in Istanbul. … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Every Action Is An Activity of Building Something

  Garzan, a member of the Union of Free Women (YJA) Star Coordination Committee, has spoken about the organization’s new campaign recently launched under the slogan ‘With the Free Woman … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Demirtaş: We Will Create Model Cities

  Tens of thousands have attended election rallies for the the Peace and Democracy Party, or BDP, in Konya, Mêrdîn and Agirî. Selahattin Demirtaş, the co-president of BDP, spoke at … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Öcalan: We Will Not Throw Gasoline On This Fire

(ANF) A BDP-HDP Delegation has met with Abdullah Öcalan, the imprisoned Kurdish leader, today on Imrali Island about the peace process and recent political developments in Turkey. Following the meeting … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oil Companies are Polluting Kurdistan

(ANF) While the independent production and sale of oil remains a point of pride for South Kurdistan, oil companies are doing great harm to the environment without any form of … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Over One Thousand Syrians Flee Fighting in northern Syria to Turkey

(ANF) Fighting between the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an al-Qaeda affiliate, and Syrian opposition groups has driven over one thousand Syrians from Girê Spî (Arabic:Til Ebyad), in … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thousands March Against Paris Murders in Rojava

(ANF) Thousands have taken part in marches across Rojava today in order mark the 1st anniversary of the murders of three Kurdish activists – Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğan, and Leyla … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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