The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Women Public Security Forces In Rojava Launch Anti-Violence Hotline

Members of the Women Public Security Forces In Rojava have launched a hotline to help women facing violence, according to an article in Yeni Özgür Politika. Rojava’s General Women Public … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cemil Bayık: Need For Negotiations

In the first part of an interview appearing in Özgür Gündem, the paper’s editor Sedat Yilmaz and one of its writers, Veysi Sarısözen, sat down with the KCK co-President Cemil … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

YPG Repulses ISIS Attack Near Kobanê, Regime Bombs Derik

(ANF) YPG forces killed at least 4 fighters attached to the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS), and wounded a number more, when ISIS attacked the village of Dugirman, … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Work Around Elections Speeds Up In Rojava

(ANF) The Rojava Supreme Election Board has begun preparations for elections in Rojava. Co-President of the Election Board Gülnaz Salih spoke with ANF about their work around the elections and … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

PYD: Only The Rojava Model Can Defeat ISIS

Bashira Darwis, a member of the PYD’s Central Executive Committee, sat down with Arzu Demir from ANF for an interview in which she discussed the situation in Rojava and the … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Major Clashes Between Peşmerge and ISIS Near Kirkut

Major clashes have taken place between peşmerge units and fighters with the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) in the province of Kirkuk, says an article in Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

3 Peşmerge Captured By ISIS Near Mosul

(ANF) Three members of a special forces unit of the KRG were taken prisoner by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) near Mosul yesterday. In a separate incident … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Borders Secured By YPG

Following the occupation of Mosul by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) and fighting on the border of Rojava and the KRG, the YPG have moved to support … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

YPG Repulses ISIS Attacks Around Kobanê

The Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) are attacking the Kobanê Canton on two fronts today – according to a report ANHA carried in Özgür Gündem. The clashes took … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

YPG: We Will Fight Together With The People Of South Kurdistan

(ANF)Following the capture of Mosul and Fallujah by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) the YPG has released a statement declaring it is ready to defend South Kurdistan … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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