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Diyarbakir Becoming Kobane

Women in the Sûr district of Diyarbakir, where attacks by Turkish security forces have killed 9 people in recent months, have declared their intentions to take part in the self-defense … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · 3 Comments

Communal Economy Grows In Rojava Despite War

Rojava is quickly becoming a center of trade and production despite the shortages and sufferings caused by the ongoing war, according to an article from ANHA carried by Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 7 Comments

Karker Heval: The Life Of A Revolutionary And Internationalist Martyred In Kobanê

The following piece tells the story of Rifat Horoz, who became better known by his nom de guerre Karker Kobanê after he traveled to the city to aid in Kobane’s … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

New Documentary On Öcalan And The Kurdish Question

A new documentary entitled Öcalan And The Kurdish Question has been released by Costa Rican director Luis Miranda, says a new article in Özgür Gündem. In his film Miranda draws … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

PKK Leader Öcalan: “Kobanê Is Everything To Us,” Warns Of End To Peace Process

PKK and Kurdish popular leader Abdullah Öcalan has warned his brother Mehmet that “JİTEM (an illegal paramilitary organization with longstanding connections to the Turkish military and state) was attempting to … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

YJA Calls For A Common Front For Women

Leyla Agirî, a member of the coordinatıng body of Yekitiya Jinen Azad (YJA) – Union Of Free Women – has given an interview to Özgür Gündem in which she speaks … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr. Yusuf: Rojava’s Economic Model Is A Communal Model

  (ANF/AFRİN) In a new interview for ANF, Seyit Evran has spoken with Professor Dr. Ahmet Yusuf, who was made President of the Committee On Economy and Trade of the … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

Karayılan: The People Of Kobanê Will Not Be Abandoned

(ANF/BEHDİNAN) Peoples Defense Central Headquarters Commander Murat Karayılan has addressed  guerilla Newroz celebrations in the Kandil mountains, where he made a call that the people of Kobanê not to be … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call For Öcalan’s Freedom Appears In Le Monde Diplomatique

(ANF/ROME) A Half-page open letter calling for the freedom of Abdullah Öcalan has run in the Italian-language edition of Le Monde Diplomatique. The letter was has already gathered some 70 … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

KCK Releases Statement on The 15th anniversary of the international conspiracy against Leader Abdullah Ocalan

TO OUR PEOPLES AND THE PUBLIC OPINION On the 15th anniversary of the international conspiracyagainst Leader Abdullah Ocalan, we strongly condemn all the forcestaking active part in the conspiracy. We … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

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