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Tag Archives: Cizîrê Canton

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

I See Freedom Inside The YPJ: An Interview With A YPJ Fighter

  An a new interview for JINHA carried by Özgür Gündem, journalist Ebîr Ehmed speaks with 24-year old Lîlav Xabûr, an Arab fighting with the Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) in … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · 4 Comments

Video From This Year’s New World Summit In Rojava

Below you can watch footage from this year’s New World Summit held in the Cizîrê canton of Rojava. The New World Summit is an artistic and political organization founded by … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Arab Co-president Of Cizîrê Canton Rejects A.I. Criticisms Of YPG

Sheik Himedi Deham al-Hadi , the co-president of the Cizîrê Canton and an influential Arab leader, has rejected the report released by Amnesty International which accused the YPG of destroying … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

YPG Leads Multi-ethnic Force Defending Al-Hasakah From ISIS

The YPG is leading a multi-ethnic force defending Hesekê (Al-Hasakah) against continuing ISIS efforts to capture the city, says an article in today’s Özgür Gündem. In addition to YPG and … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Calls For Protests As Turkey Constructs New Ditch Along Border With Rojava

A call for protests has been issued in North Kurdistan in response to Turkey’s most recent efforts to isolate Rojava, writes Bilal Güldem in a new article for Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Peoples’ Operation To Liberate Girê Spî From ISIS

The people of Rojava have launched a final push to drive ISIS gangs from the lands of Girê Spî (Til Abyad), says a new article from Özgür Gündem with contributions … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

ISIS Pushed Back In Rojava Despite Gains In Iraq And Syria

The following article “Kizwan, Kewkeb” was written by M. Ali Çelebi for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. The United States, the KRG and others members of … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Three Days Of Mourning Declared For Victims Of Newroz Attack

Three days of mourning have been declared across Rojava in memory of the victims of yesterday’s bombing attacks on Newroz celebrations in city of Hasekê (Al-Hasakah), says an article in … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Interview With President Gewriya of Syriac Union Party In Qamishlo

The following article “Süryanileri duymak” was written by M. Ali Çebeli and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. The first ever local elections in the … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

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