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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: February, 2014

YPG Calls On Residents Of Til Meruf To Evacuate Ahead Of Operation

(ANF/QAMIŞLO) The People’s Defense Units (YPG) are preparing to launch an operation in the village of Til Meruf, where a joint-attack was launched by the Islamic State of Iraq and … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

First Communal Kurdish School in Turkey To Open In Lice

In an article appearing on, Musa Ataç has written about the first communal Kurdish school in Turkey, construction on which recently began in the district of Lice in Diyarbakir … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Rojava Will Greet March 8th With Women’s Laws

(ANF/NERGİS BOTAN – QAMİŞLO) Women have played a major role in every phase of the Rojava Revolution, and with the proclamation of autonomy women are receiving legal guarantees of their … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Afrin Canton VP: There Is Freedom In This Model

(ANF/SEYİT EVRAN – AFRİN) With nearly one month now having passed since the proclamation of autonomy Abdulhamid Mustafa, the Vice-President of the Efrin Canton and an Arab, sat down with … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

El Ekrad Front Commander: Turkey Pursuing New Intrigues In Syria

(ANF/SEYİT EVRAN – EFRÎN) El Ekrad Commander Haci Ahmet El Kurdî has spoken to ANF about recent developments in the Syrian Civil War, including about Turkey’s role in the conflict. … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sînem Mihemed In Norway To Draw Attention To Rojava

Sînem Mihemed, the co-president of Rojava’s People’s Assembly, is currently in Norway in order to draw attention to the revolution in Rojava and the project of democratic autonomy. According to … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rojava Model On Agenda In Swedish Parliament

(ANF/ MURAT KUSEYRİ – STOCKHOLM) The proclamation of autonomy by the people of Rojava is currently being debated in the Swedish parliament. The debate follows the release of the Swedish … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Racist Attack On HDP Election Tour In Edirne

(ANF) A racist group attacked an HDP election bus in the district of Keşan in Edirne Province today. The HDP committee was visiting Keşan in order to open an election … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

El-Ekrad Front Commander Buried In Efrin

(ANF) Elaa Cibo, a commander in the El-Ekrad front, was laid to rest today in Efrin. Cibo, who was also known by his nom-de-guerre Ebu Sifet, was buried together with … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cizîre Finance Minister: Kurds Will No Longer Be Condemned To Poverty Amidst Wealth

(ANF/Nergiz Botan – Qamişlo) Remziye Mihemed, Finance Minister of the Cizîre Canton, has spoke with ANF about the work of her ministry and the development of a new economic model … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

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