The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: October, 2015

Self-government and Land Redistribution

The follow column,“Özyönetim ve toprak dağıtılması,” was written by Metin Yeğin for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. According to a recent news piece I read the … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · 3 Comments

TEV-DEM: ‘There Can Be No Democratic Syria Without Rojava’

The following interview was conducted with Ilham Ehmed, a member of the Executive Committee of the Movement For A Democratic Society (TEV-DEM), by Günay Aksoy Zana Kaya for Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Turkey’s Military Destroying Cemeteries, Mosques, And Alevi Houses of Worship In Kurdistan

Turkish soldiers are attacking and defacing cemeteries and Alevi houses of worship (cemevi) in ongoing operations in North Kurdistan, reports an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. Following three … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

Arab Co-president Of Cizîrê Canton Rejects A.I. Criticisms Of YPG

Sheik Himedi Deham al-Hadi , the co-president of the Cizîrê Canton and an influential Arab leader, has rejected the report released by Amnesty International which accused the YPG of destroying … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Claims Turkish State Had Prior Knowledge Of Ankara Attacks

There is growing evidence that elements within the Turkish state had prior knowledge of the Ankara bombing attack on a major peace rally which killed around 100 people this past Saturday, … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

HDP Releases Names Of 120 People Killed In Ankara Bombings

While the Office of the Prime Minister of Turkey has released a statement in which it declared that 95 people were killed and 246 wounded in yesterday’s bombing attacks in … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

At Least 2 Dead As Security Forces Open Fire On Protesters In Qaladiza

At least two people are dead and seventeen have been wounded after peshmerga and local security forces affiliated with the KDP opened fire on protesters in the town of Qaladiza … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · 3 Comments

Aziz Güler: A Bridge Between Gezi And Rojava

The following article “Gezi’den Rojava’ya bir köprü oldu” was compiled by DİHA and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. The life of Aziz Güler (code … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

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