The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Monthly Archives: January, 2016

Turkish State Kills Close To 200 Civilians Over Past 6 Months

According to data compiled by the Human Rights Association of Turkey’s (TİHV) Documentation Center Turkish state security forces have killed 198 civilians since the introduction of a near-continuous series of … Continue reading

January 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Three Women Shot As They Attempt To Bring Wounded Youth To Hospital In Cizre

  Three women are reported to have been shot by Turkish security forces in Cizre as they attempted to bring Helin Öncü to hospital, according to a report from DIHA … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

6-Story Building Collapses In Sur Following Turkish Army Shelling

(ANF) A six-story building has collapsed in the Savaş neighborhood of the Sur district of Diyarbakır following a heavy bombardment by the Turkish Army. Turkish security forces are shelling the … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview with YPS Commander In Şirnex, North Kurdistan

In a new interview for Özgür Gündem, reporter Ersin Çaksu speaks with Roni Botan, a commander with the Civilian Defense Units (Yekîneyên Parastina Sivîl / YPS) in the Kurdish town … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Balance Changing In Syria as HSD Advance Toward Azaz

  The balance in Northern Syria could be changing as forces affiliated with the HSD close in on the town of Azaz, report Newroz Osman and Sevin Osman in an … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

YPJ Commanders: We Have Struck At All Forms Of Patriarchal Power

(Kobanê) In a new interview with journalist Gulan Botan for JINHA, two YPJ commanders shared their thoughts on the recent push by the Forces of Democratic Syria (HSD) – of … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

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