The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: July, 2014

YPG Liberates Another Village In Kobanê

The YPG has liberated another village in the Kobanê Canton from the Islamic State or Iraq and Sham (ISIS), according to a report from Özgür Güngdem. The village of Geteş, … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Turkish Army Build-Up On Syrian Border Near Afrin

(ANF/AFRİN) The Turkish army is building up on its Syrian border near Kilis-Afrin. It is also reported that they allowed a large number of militants to mass through the Azaz … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Aid Continues To Flow To Kobanê

(ANF) A total of 126 truckloads of food have arrived in Kobanê as part of the food drive that began after the most recent offensive against the canton launched by … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

New YPG Brigade Formed In Kobanê

(ANF) A new YPG brigade has been formed in Kobanê by local youths in response to a call for mobilization following the most recent wave of attacks launched the the … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

İHD: ISIS Using Turkey As Logistical Base

A new report from the Human Rights Association (İHD) asserts that the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) and other radical groups are using Turkey as a logistical base … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 5 Comments

YPG Denies Border Clashes, Accuses Turkish Army Of Provocation

(ANF) The Turkish army opened fire on YPG positions along the border with Ceylanpınar today, a day after it accused YPG fighters of killing three of its soldiers in clashes … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Villagers In Şengal Take Up Arms Against ISIS Following Attacks

Villagers in the predominantly Yezidi region of Şengal (Sinjar) in Southern Kurdistan have taken up arms against the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS), according to a report by … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

YPG: Victory Will Be Ours

YPG Commander Sipan Hemo marked the second anniversary of the Rojava Revolution by pledging victory to his people, saying “our promise to our people is victory…thanks to our martyrs we … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mothers Mobilize For Kobanê

Kurdish mothers in Kobanê are joining in the popular effort to defend the canton from an ongoing assault by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS), according to a … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

YPJ Commander: We Are Resisting At The Cost Of Our Lives

  Meysa Ebdo – the Kobanê commander of the of the Yekineyên Parastina Jin (YPJ), or Women’s Defense Units, a local defense force formed from thousands of women in Rojava … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

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