The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: August, 2015

Report On Torture And Illegal Imprisonment Of Kurdish Political Prisoner Zeinab Jalalian

The following article is a report on Kurdish political prisoner Zeinab Jalalian (Zeynep Jalaliyan) compiled by Justice 4 Iran. It has been translated into English below. The original report, written … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 4 Comments

ISIS Advances Into Mare’ As YPG Prepares To Take Jarabulus

ISIS is advancing into the town of Mare’ as its fight with al-Nusra and its allies to control Northeastern Syria is intensifying, reports an article from DİHA carried in Özgür … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Urgent Plea For 6 YPG Fighters Handed Over To al-Nusra By Turkey

An urgent plea has been made by the Executive Assembly of the Efrîn canton for information on the fate of six injured YPG fighters who were handed over to al-Nusra … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

KCK Calls On People Of North Kurdistan To Ignore Curfew, Remain On Streets

A statement released by the co-presidency of the KCK has called on the people of North Kurdistan to ignore the curfews imposed by the Turkish state and to remain on … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

General Strike In Diyarbakir To Protest Turkish Military Attacks

Life came to a halt today in Diyarbakir as the local branch of the DBP called a one-day general strike in protest at repeated attacks launched by the Turkish military … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Growing Anger At Government, Erdoğan Over Rising Military Casualties In Turkey

There is growing anger at the AKP government and President Erdoğan being voiced by the families and relatives of Turkish soldiers killed in rising violence over the past month, according … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Funeral Of German YPG Dilsoz Bahar To Be Held August 22nd In Karlsruhe

The funeral of German YPG fighter Dilsoz Bahar (Kevin Jochim) will be held on August 22nd in the city of Karlsruhe, says an article from ANF. Jochim had been in … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Promises Of Justice For Victims Of ISIS Bombing In Qamişlo

Condemnation continues to grow following a truck bombing carried out by ISIS in the Enteriyê neighborhood of Qamişlo yesterday that killed 10 civilians – including at least one child – … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Varto Remains Under Popular Control With No Turkish Police Or Army In City Center

As of this evening Varto, or Gimgim Zazakî/Kurmancî, remains under popular control, according to a report from ANF. According to information provided by DBP Party Council member Sırrı Sever at … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

Efrîn YPG Commander: Al-Nusra Attacking With Support Of Turkey

Efrîn Canton Defense Council member Ebdo îbrehîm told reporters that the al-Nusra Front had launched a full scale attack on the canton, adding that the canton’s defense forces were ready … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

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