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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: October, 2014

The KDP Government Must Also Recognize The Rojava Cantons

The following article “Kantonları hükümet de tanıma” was written by M. Ali Çelebi for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. One year after he was banned by … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Last Letter Of MLKP Fighter Martyred In Kobanê

  The last letter written by Suphi Nejat Ağırnaslı – also known by his codename Paramaz Kızılbaş – has been read out-loud at a memorial for Nejat at his Alma … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · 8 Comments

Interview With YPG Commander: ISIS Has Lost In Kobanê

Mehmûd Berxwedan – a member of the General Command of the YPG – has spoken with journalist Ersin Çaksu in a new interview for Özgür Gündem. Berxwedan told Çaksu that … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 8 Comments

Kobanê People’s Assembly Co-President: The Streets Are Full Of ISIS Corpses

(ANF/URFA) Kobanê People’s Assembly Co-President Ayşe Efendi has told Rojnews that many parts of Kobanê are littered with dead ISIS fighters, saying “the streets are full of corpses. For this … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Over 1,250 ISIS Fighters Killed in Kobanê Over Past Month

(ANF) Today is the 30th day in ISIS’s attack on Kobanê. According to figures today released by the YPG 1,294 ISIS fighters have been killed in the fighting thus far. … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

Kobanê Is A Milestone

The following is an English-translation of the article “Kobanê milattır“ written by M. Ali Çelebi. It originally appeared in Özgür Gündem. Almost two weeks have passed since PYD co-president Salih … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

YPG Commemorates Turkish MLKP Fighter Martyred In Kobanê

  (ANF) The YPG has announced the death of Suphi Nejat Ağırnaslı, a member of the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Turkey (MLKP) who was martyred in clashes with ISIS in … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Civilians Of Kobanê

What follows is a translation of the article “Kobanê’nin SiViLLERi“ by Ersin Çaksu, a journalist who is currently in Kobanê. It appears in today’s Özgür Gündem. ISIS gangs continue to … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Resistance In Rojava Is A Super-National Resistance

The following piece is a translation of “Rojava direnişi ulus-üstü bir direniştir” which was written by Ali Haydar Kaytan – a founding member of and leader in the PKK – … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Interview With YPJ Commander In Kobanê: Kobanê Will Not Fall

The following piece is translation of a new interview with Meysa Ebdo, a YPG/YPJ commander in Kobanê, in which she speaks about the course of the battle and its larger … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · 9 Comments

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