The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: January, 2015

New Mutlu Çiviroğlu Interview With YPG Spokesperson On Situation In Kobanê

The following is a new interview conducted by journalist Mutlu Çiviroğlu with Şoreş Hesen, YPG Spokesperson in Kobanê, and has been translated into English below. One can visit Çiviroğlu’s personal … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The HPG Proving Itself A ‘National Force’ In Heavy Fighting In Kirkuk

Heavy fighting has broken out in Kirkuk after ISIS fighters assaulted certain districts in the city, according to an article in Özgür Gündem. ISIS forces launched their attack on the … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

KCK Statement on the Paris Massacre

The KCK has released a statement on the terrorist attack at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris yesterday. Below is the text of the statement.  TO THE PRESS AND … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

YPJ Forms New Division In Şengal

A new division of the Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) has been formed in Şengal as part of efforts to build up the Şengal Defense Units (YBŞ), according to a new … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

YPG/YPJ Launch Operation To Liberate Miştenûr Hill

YPG/YPJ forces have launched an offensive to liberate the Miştenûr district and nearby Miştenûr hill, a strategically important position to the south-east of Kobanê which overlooks the city – according … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

FKÊ Co-President: Şengal Needs Autonomy To Avoid Future Genocide

(ANF) Ali Atalan, the Co-President of the Federation of Yazidi Societies (FKÊ), has spoken to Ali Güler in a new interview for ANF about the most recent situation in Şengal … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Journalist and Researcher Özgür Amed On Understanding Events In Rojava

The following interview was conducted in partnership between the Rojava Report and Dr. Dylan Murphy. Dylan Murphy is a historian and a trade union activist in the National Union of … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · 6 Comments

Support Refugees From Rojava And Sinjar During Winter

Thousands of refugees from Rojava and Şengal (Sinjar) living in tent cities across Northern Kurdistan are facing difficult conditions as winter sets in, including many children who do not even … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

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