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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Kobanê Continues To Write History

The following article – “Kobanê’de tarih yazmaya devam” – was written by Nazan Üstündağ and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. In many ways Kobanê … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

ISIS And The West

  The following article – “IŞİD ve Batı” – was written by Metin Yeğin and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. The West’s share of … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Books For Rojava

(ANF) A campaign has been launched to collect books for the newly opened Mesopotamia History and Sociology Academy in the city of Qamişlo, in the Rojava Canton of Cizîre. The … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Is the PYD Collaborating With Imperialism?

The following piece – “PYD emperyalizmle işbirliği mi yapıyor?” -was written by Rıdvan Turan, the General Secretary of the Socialist Democratic Party (SDP) in Turkey, and confronts allegations made by … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · 4 Comments

TEV-DEM Rep: Kobanê Has Upset Their Plans

  In the following interview TEV-DEM Aldar Xelil speaks with journalist M. Ali Çelebi about the Duhok Agreement reached between TEV-DEM and ENKS last week, the substance of that agreement … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The ISIS Economy And The Importance Of Rojava

The following article “IŞİD ekonomisi”  was written by Metin Yeğin and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. The extent of ISIS economic activities functioning around … Continue reading

October 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Rojava Canton Government Reaches Agreement With ENKS

  The government of the Rojava has reached an agreement with National Council of Syrian Kurds (ENKS), according to an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. A committee from … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Erdoğan: America Helped Kobanê Despite Our Objections

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told reporters that America delivered aid to Kobanê despite Turkey’s objections, according to an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. President Erdoğan made the … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Thanking” The United States – A Piece By Veysi Sarısözen

  The following article – Stalin: Spasiba Mr. Roosewelt Müslim: Spas Mr.Barack Obama – was written by Veysi Sarısözen and appeared in Özgür Gündem. Yes…it seems that way looking from … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 3 Comments

President Of Kobanê Canton: In Order For Support, Dialog Must Be Established

Reporters Abdurrahman Gök and Ersin Çaksu have spoken with the President of the Kobanê Canton Enver Muslim about the recent delivery of weapons from coalition forces, the question of an … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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