The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Demirtaş: Every Vote For The BDP In Batman Means Not Forgetting

(ANF/BATMAN) BDP co-President Selahattin Demirtaş has addressed around a crowd of around one hundred thousand during the city’s Newroz celebrations. Demirtaş told the crowd that “every vote for the BDP … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call For Öcalan’s Freedom Appears In Le Monde Diplomatique

(ANF/ROME) A Half-page open letter calling for the freedom of Abdullah Öcalan has run in the Italian-language edition of Le Monde Diplomatique. The letter was has already gathered some 70 … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kurdistan Rising Up For Berkin

  (ANF) Following the death on March 11th of 15-year old Berkin Elvan, who was shot by the police with a teargas canister when he was out to buy bread … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Support For Rojava Again On Agenda In Swedish Parliament

(ANF/STOCKHOLM) In a written motion presented today to the President of the Swedish Parliament, Swedish Green Party MP Jabar Amin affirms that the 3 cantons proclaiming Democratic Autonomy in Rojava … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Major Street Protests Grip Turkey Following Death Of Berkin Elvan

(ANF) Major street protests have broken out across Turkey following the death of 15 year old Berkin Elvan early this morning. Berkin had been in a coma for 269 days … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another Attack Against HDP In Tekirdağ

(ANF/Tekirdağ) Another racist attack against HDP officials has taken place in the city of Tekirdağ. A number of HDP officials have been injured. The attack occurred as an HDP election … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Amed Dicle On ‘AKP+KDP And Rojava’

In a recent article appearing on, Amed Dicle discusses the current relationship between the KDP and the YPG in Rojava, and between the KDP and KCK in wider Kurdistan. … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Women Will Not Leave Their Freedom For After The Revolution

(ANF/DILÊR CUDİ/AZİZ KÖYLÜOĞLU – QAMIŞLO) In an interview with ANF, Henife Husen – a member of the coordinating body of Yekitiya Star – spoke about the Rojava revolution and the … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

YPG Launches Operation Against ISIS In Til Ebyad

According to an article carried on Özgür Gündem and sourced to ANF, the YPG has carried out an operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS), an affiliate … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hemo: We Have A Right To Respond To Attacks – Part II

(ANF) Below is Part II of an ANF interview with Sipan Hemo, the commander of the YPG. Part I can be found here. The YPG Has Provided Security For All … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

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