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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

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The Meaning of Turkey’s Strikes on Rojava and Sinjar

  The following is a translation of an article written by Turkish journalist Fehim Taştekin for Gazete Duvar. In the article Taştekin analyses Turkey’s recent attacks on the YPG in … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Civil Defense Force Founded In Nisêbîn

  Local youth have formed a new civil defense force in the border-city of Nisêbîn (Turkish: Nusaybin), where martial law has been declared 6 times in recent months – reports … Continue reading

December 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Esedullah Team And The History Of State-Directed Mass Violence In Kurdistan

The following article – Teşkilat-ı Mahsusa’dan Esedullah Timi’ne devlet aklı: Kontrgerilla – was written by  Cihan Başakçıoğlu for DİHA and was carried in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Resistance In Rojava Is A Super-National Resistance

The following piece is a translation of “Rojava direnişi ulus-üstü bir direniştir” which was written by Ali Haydar Kaytan – a founding member of and leader in the PKK – … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Three Thousand Dead In Sinjar, Thousands More Kidnapped

At least three thousand people have been killed in massacres committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) since it began its attack on the Sinjar (Kurdish: Şengal) … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

YPG Move To Assist Peşmerge Across Border

(ANF) YPG forces are reported to have moved from Til Koçer to an area near Zumar across the border with South Kurdistan as fighting between peşmerge forces and fighters of … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

Villagers In Şengal Take Up Arms Against ISIS Following Attacks

Villagers in the predominantly Yezidi region of Şengal (Sinjar) in Southern Kurdistan have taken up arms against the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS), according to a report by … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

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