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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: April, 2014

European Syriac Union: Democratic Autonomy Has Increased The Moral Of Our People

(ANF/STOCKHOLM) I a recent interview for ANF, Murat Kusyeri spoke with Lahdo Hobil, the president of the European Syriac Union (ESU), about the proclamation of democratic autonomy in Rojava and … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Interview with Jabhat al-Akrad Commander

  (ANF/AZAZ) Jabhat al-Akrad – or “Kurdish Front” as it is sometimes known – was founded as a part of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in 2013 and is composed … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · 4 Comments

YPG Commander Sipan Hemo: The ISIS Has Been Defeated

(ANF/Bahoz Deniz) Sipan Hemo, the commander of the YPG, has given an interview to Bahoz Deniz of ANF. In the interview he speaks about the attacks on Kobanê, the goal … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Protest Camp Founded On Rojava-KRG Border As Vigil Continues

(ANF/DERİK) Thousands of residents of the Cızîre Canton of Rojava have once again gathered on the border with the KRG to protest the construction of a border trench dividing South … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

New Communal Model Of Self-Government Takes Root In North Kurdistan

A new article for Özgür Gündem by Murat Çiftçi looks at the emergence of a communal form of social and economic organization in the village of Karakoyun, in the Sêwreg … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Turkish Soldiers Attack Rojava Residents Along Border

(ANF) Turkish soldiers severely beat and robbed 10 individuals from Rojava attempting to cross the Turkish-Syrian border into Northern Kurdistan. The incident is reported to have taken place this morning, … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dr. Yusuf: Rojava’s Economic Model Is A Communal Model

  (ANF/AFRİN) In a new interview for ANF, Seyit Evran has spoken with Professor Dr. Ahmet Yusuf, who was made President of the Committee On Economy and Trade of the … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

HPG Guerrillas Clash With Turkish Army in Hakkari, Turkish Build Up Along Border Continues

(ANF/BEHDİHNAN) Yesterday HPG guerrillas attacked a series of new Turkish military bases in the district of Şemzinan (Şemdinli) in Colemêrg (Hakkari) Province with heavy weapons, according to a statement from … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

KCK Releases Statement On KDP’s Rojava Policy

  TO OUR PEOPLES AND THE PUBLIC OPINION With the implicit approval of the KDP administration, ditches are being dug on the South Kurdistan’s (KRG) border with Rojava. The people … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Families Of Syriac Christians Killed In Turkey’s Dirty War Speak Out

Kurds were not the only targets of state violence during the campaign of villages evacuations and state-sponsored murder which peaked in Kurdistan in the 1990s, and relatives of Syriac Christians … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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