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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Tag Archives: Democratic Autonomy

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

Communes In Rojava Growing Daily

The emancipatory economic model which serves as the economic pillar in the Kurdish Popular Leader Abdullah Öcalan’s proposal around Democracy Autonomy and which aims at building a democratic, ecologically balanced … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

Journalist and Researcher Özgür Amed On Understanding Events In Rojava

The following interview was conducted in partnership between the Rojava Report and Dr. Dylan Murphy. Dylan Murphy is a historian and a trade union activist in the National Union of … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · 6 Comments

Efrin Is Being Rebuilt, Calls For Support And Investment

(SEYİT EVRAN/ANF/EFRİN)  The city of Efrin and its environs, which collectively compose one of the three autonomous cantons of Rojava, are being rebuilt. Water and electricity problems are being solved; … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

BDP To Become Democratic Regions Party (DBP)

According to an article in today’s Özgür Gündem, the BDP will change its name to the Democratic Regions Party (DBP) this summer as part of an attempt to a renew … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Communal Model Of Self-Government Takes Root In North Kurdistan

A new article for Özgür Gündem by Murat Çiftçi looks at the emergence of a communal form of social and economic organization in the village of Karakoyun, in the Sêwreg … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rojava Will Greet March 8th With Women’s Laws

(ANF/NERGİS BOTAN – QAMİŞLO) Women have played a major role in every phase of the Rojava Revolution, and with the proclamation of autonomy women are receiving legal guarantees of their … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a 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

Cizîre Finance Minister: Kurds Will No Longer Be Condemned To Poverty Amidst Wealth

(ANF/Nergiz Botan – Qamişlo) Remziye Mihemed, Finance Minister of the Cizîre Canton, has spoke with ANF about the work of her ministry and the development of a new economic model … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Construction of Democracy Continues in Cizîre Canton

(ANF/AZİZ KÖYLÜOĞLU – AMÛDÊ) Hakem Xelo, the President of the Justice Commission in the Cizîre Canton, has spoken to reporters about the construction of a new legal system and the … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

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