The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: August, 2014

First New University To Open In Rojava

A new university based on an alternative education model will open in Rojava, according to a report from ANHA carried by Özgür Gündem. The university – the Mesopotamian Social Sciences … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · 17 Comments

YDG-H Carry Out Operation Against ISIS In Istanbul

(ANF) The Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement (YDG-H) carried out an armed operation against ISIS in Istanbul. The action took place in the neighborhood of Şahintepe in the district of Başakşehir … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

Karayılan Issues Stern Words For ISIS, Threatens New Measures

HPG General Staff Commander Murat Karayılan has warned ISIS that it has further methods at its disposal to counter its terror, according to a report from Yeni Özgür Politika. Karayılan … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

YPG: Cezaa Resistance Will Continue Until Victory

YPG spokesperson Rêdûr Xelil addressed members of the press in the city of Girkê Lêgê yesterday morning concerning the ongoing fighting between the YPG and ISIS in Cezaa, on the … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kobanê Canton Defeating Embargo And Attacks Through Communal Production

(ANF/Sedat Sur/Kobanê) The people of Kobanê are continuing to build the revolution despite the longstanding embargo imposed by Turkey and the encirclement of the canton by Islamic State of Iraq … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Thousands Of Yazidi Refugees Denied Entry Into Turkey Facing Desperate Conditions

Thousands have Yazidi refugees who have fled the Sinjar (Şengal) region of Southern Kurdistan have been denied entry into Turkey/Northern Kurdistan by the Turkish military and remain in a desperate … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dam Disaster In Northern Kurdistan, 30 Reported Missing

Around 30 people are said to be missing and feared drowned following a dam breach in the Alkumru Dan in the Province of Siirt, according to an article from Radikal. … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

HDP/DBP Delegation In Rojava

  (ANF) A delegation of members of the Democratic Regions Party (DBP) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) are in Rojava where they visited the Newroz Camp which was set … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

ISIS Threatens Yezidi Refugees In Turkey

ISIS militants have threatened Yezidis seeking refuge in a UN refugee camp in Turkey with death if they do not leave, according to an article from DİHA carried by Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Kurds And Sinjar: Historic National Unity And Resistance

The following article was written and submitted to the Rojava Report by Athithan Jayapalan – an Eelam Tamil activist based in Oslo, Norway. In it he analyses the ISIS attacks … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

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