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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

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Life Behind The Trenches: On The Struggle For Autonomy In North Kurdistan

The following article “Hendeklerin ardındaki yaşam” was written by Ismail Eskin for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. (Cizre) The doors of every last house remain open … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 6 Comments

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

Interview With YPG Commander Rêdur Xelîl On Victory In Til Abyad

The following interview with YPG commander Rêdur Xelîl was conducted by M. Ali Çelebi for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. – What meaning does the YPG’s … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Scenario In Syria: Will Turkey Go In?

The following article “Suriye Senaryosu” was written by M. Ali Çelebi for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. CHP General Secretary Gürsel Tekin shook up the political … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Salih Muslim: We Will Rely On Our Own Strength To Rebuild Kobanê

PYD co-President Salih Muslim has spoken to Stêrk TV in a new interview about the Kobanê victory, the city’s reconstruction and cantons’ relations with foreign countries, according to a new … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

YPG/YPJ Launch Operation To Liberate Miştenûr Hill

YPG/YPJ forces have launched an offensive to liberate the Miştenûr district and nearby Miştenûr hill, a strategically important position to the south-east of Kobanê which overlooks the city – according … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Interview With YPG Commander On The Attack On Kobanê And Its Objectives

A member of the YPG Rojava General Command Meysa Ebdo sat down with journalist Ersin Çaksu in an interview for Özgür Gündem which appeared yesterday. Ebdo was speaking on the … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Clashes Continue West of Serêkaniyê

(ANF) The YPG’s operation west of Serêkaniyê has entered its fourth day, with fierce clashes continuing around Mebruka and Dehme. The YPG is attempting to advance west out of the … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Women Public Security Forces In Rojava Launch Anti-Violence Hotline

Members of the Women Public Security Forces In Rojava have launched a hotline to help women facing violence, according to an article in Yeni Özgür Politika. Rojava’s General Women Public … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Turkish Soldiers Attack Rojava Residents Along Border

(ANF) Turkish soldiers severely beat and robbed 10 individuals from Rojava attempting to cross the Turkish-Syrian border into Northern Kurdistan. The incident is reported to have taken place this morning, … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

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