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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: January, 2015

5 More Villages Liberated In Kobanê

YPG/YPJ forces liberated 5 more villages today in operations which began this morning, according to an article from DIHA and carried in Özgür Gündem. Operations by the YPG/YPJ to clean … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

New Interview With Enwer Mislim On Kobanê Victory From Mutlu Çiviroğlu

The following is a new interview with co-president of the Kobanê Canton Enwer Mislim and was conducted by journalist Mutlu Çiviroğlu, whose personal blog can be reached here. It has … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

YPG Commander: Our Victory Is The Beginning Of The End For ISIS

YPG/YPJ commanders and the canton administration have held a press conference to mark the liberation of Kobanê from ISIS forces, according to an article appearing in Özgür Gündem. YPG Kobanê … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

YPG/YPJ Clearing ISIS From Remaining Parts Of Kobanê

Forces of the YPG/YPJ have sped up operations to push ISIS elements from the Eastern front of Kobanê following their victories on the Western and Southern Fronts, according to a … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

Kobanê On The Verge Of Complete Liberation

  YPG/YPJ fighters taking part in the final operation to clear Miştenûr Hill and the southern front of all remaining ISIS elements are now saying  that within a short time … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Documentary On Öcalan And The Kurdish Question

A new documentary entitled Öcalan And The Kurdish Question has been released by Costa Rican director Luis Miranda, says a new article in Özgür Gündem. In his film Miranda draws … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Communal Living Opposing The Village Guard System

The following article “Koruculuğa karşı komün hayat” was written by Mehmet Dursun and was published in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. In the 1990’s residents of … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

KDP Rejects Autonomy For Sinjar, Accuses PKK Of ‘Betraying’ Yezidis

The Democratic Party of Kurdistan (KDP) – whose Peshmerga forces abandoned Şengal (Sinjar) in the face of ISIS attacks last summer with almost no resistance and thereby opened the road … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Regime Attacks On Kurds And YPG Continue In Al-Hasakah

Fighting between Syrian regime forces and the YPG in Hesekê (Al-Hasakah) – which began after Syrian forces attacked the predominantly Kurdish neighborhoods of  Salihiyê, Til Hecer, Mesakên and Muftî – … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

YPG Capture Local Regime Base In Al-Hasakah After Heavy Fighting

YPG forces supported by local Asayish security personnel have captured a police station in Hesekê (Al-Hasakah) from the Syrian regime as a response to attacks by the Syrian Army on … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

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