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HDP issues official statement on today’s attacks against party offices and members

Two hours ago the HDP issued a new statement on its official Facebook page concerning today’s attacks on its party offices and members. The statement has been translated into English below:  … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

A New Interview with Aldar Xelil

What follows in an interview with Aldar Xelil, a member of the executive committee of TEV-DEM, on the current situation in Rojava and its relations with the United States. The interview … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Manbij Military Council: We Are About To Enter Manbij

  (ANHA/Özgür Gündem) The ‘Martyr Commander Faysal Ebu Leyla’ operation to liberate Manbij from ISIS control has entered its second phase, the Manbij Military Council (MMC) has announced in a … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

QSD: Claims by Certain Turkish and Arab Media Outlets Racist and Untrue

(DIHA/ANF) — As the Syrian Democratic Forces’ (QSD) operation to liberate the North of Raqqa from DAISH enter its 6th day, Commander Ebu Feyad decried as false claims appearing in … Continue reading

May 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Right of Conscientious Objection Recognized In Rojava

In Rojava, where a many years-long struggle is being waged against ISIS, the government of the Cizre canton has recognized the right of conscientious objection – reports an article from … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

25 Thousand Families In Need Of Aid In Cizre

The following report was compiled by DIHA and was carried by Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. With the launch of a new aid campaign to help … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Manbij Military Council: Manbij Will Soon Be Liberated From ISIS Oppression

The following report was compiled by Erdoğan Altan in Kobane for DIHA and was published in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. Yesterday 7 different military organizations … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Democratic Federation in Rojava and North Syria

The following article is a translation of an article – “Demokratik federasyon” – by M. Ali Çelebi published today in Özgür Gündem. Two back-to-back developments have taken place which have … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Is The Kurdish Calculation In Rojava?

The following is a translation of an article written by Fehim Taştekin for Radikal. In the article Taştekin interviews Eldar Halill, a member of the executive committee of TEV-DEM, and … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

ISIS Fighters Attack Rojava From Turkey As Ceasefire Begins In Syria

  Officials speaking for the YPG and the Rojava cantons report that at least some of the ISIS fighters who infiltrated the border-town of Girê Spî (Til Abyad) early yesterday … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

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