The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Agricultural Economy Coming To Life In Rojava

(ANF/NERGİS BOTAN/DERİK) With the Syrian economy collapsing because of war, the cost of living on the rise, and an embargo against Rojava, residents of West Kurdistan are building the future … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

ISIS Massacres In Serêkaniyê

(ANF) Forces attached to the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham have assaulted a number of villages near Serêkaniyê today, where they carried out a series of massacres early this … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

TEV-DEM: Syrian Regime Will Not Be Allowed To Hold Elections In Rojava

  (ANF/AZİZ KÖYLÜOĞLU/QAMİŞLO) İlham Ehmed, a member of the Executive Council of the Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) has announced that the Syrian regime will not be allowed to set up … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Christian Tradition In Rojava

(ANF/NERGİS BOTAN/DERİK) May is a holy month for Christians. It is a month of flourishing and of blessings. For the Christian world Mother Mary is the mother of blessings. Christians … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kürkçü: HDP Preparing For Major Changes At Party Congress

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which is preparing for its general congress to begin on June 22nd, is anticipating major new developments before presidential elections this summer, according to an … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Roboski Mothers In Soma

The mothers who hearts were broken by bombs have embraced the mothers whose hearts are burning in the coal mines, according to an article from Özgür Gündem. The families of … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Villagers Return To Homes In Diyarbakir Province

Families from the villages of Xaçek andHeridan in the Dicle district of Diyarbakir province have begun the process of returning to their homes, according to an article from DİHA and … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Regime Attacks In Hesekê, ISIS Kidnaps Civilians in Kobanê

(ANF) Syrian regime forces have attacked a fire station under the control of YPG faces in Hesekê, while in Kobanê gangs affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Cooperative Living Comes To Life In Rojava

(ANF/Qamişlo/ŞİNDA EKREM-AZİZ KÖYLÜOĞLU) The Mothers of Peace have been organizing in Rojava since the 1990’s. A couple of years ago, when the Syrian regime was still in power in Kurdish … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Body Of YPG Commander Brought To Amed

(ANF/MARDİN) The body of YPG commander Cüneyt Alparslan, who was killed in fighting with ISIS gangs near the city of Derik in the Cizîre Canton of Rojava, was brought to … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

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