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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

Hearing Efrîn

The following article – “Efrîn’i duymak“ – was written by M. Ali Çelebi and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. Think about a time in … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Turkish Soldiers Shoot Another Child From Rojava On Border

 (ANF) A 14 year old child from the Afrin Canton of Rojava has been wounded after being shot by Turkish soldiers while attempting to cross the border. (NOTE: Early ANF … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Turkish Army Build-Up On Syrian Border Near Afrin

(ANF/AFRİN) The Turkish army is building up on its Syrian border near Kilis-Afrin. It is also reported that they allowed a large number of militants to mass through the Azaz … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 1 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

Hemo: We Have A Right To Respond To Attacks – Part II

(ANF) Below is Part II of an ANF interview with Sipan Hemo, the commander of the YPG. Part I can be found here. The YPG Has Provided Security For All … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Afrin Canton VP: There Is Freedom In This Model

(ANF/SEYİT EVRAN – AFRİN) With nearly one month now having passed since the proclamation of autonomy Abdulhamid Mustafa, the Vice-President of the Efrin Canton and an Arab, sat down with … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

El Ekrad Front Commander: Turkey Pursuing New Intrigues In Syria

(ANF/SEYİT EVRAN – EFRÎN) El Ekrad Commander Haci Ahmet El Kurdî has spoken to ANF about recent developments in the Syrian Civil War, including about Turkey’s role in the conflict. … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Efrin Becomes Last of Three Rojava Cantons To Officially Declare Autonomy

(ANF) Following Cizîre and Kobanê cantons, Efrin (Afrin) has officially proclaimed the establishment of its government of Democratic Autonomy. The President of the canton’s Legislative Council, Hêvîn Reşîd, opened the … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

“Because I Don’t Know Turkish I Must Wash Dishes”

In an article by Serhat Korkmaz published on Bianet, Kormaz speaks with a Kurdish refugee family from Syria. Below is a translation of the article. “I was driving a taxi. … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

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