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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

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Margaret Owen: Rojava is a model that should be adopted by the whole of Syria

In a new article by Aras Ararat and appearing on ANF, Ararat interviewed Margaret Owen, the renowned British Human Rights lawyer and activist, after her return from a 8-day solidarity … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Karasu: PKK Agrees with KDP on Four Principal Points (Part II)

(ANF) What follows is the second part of an interview conducted by ANF with Mustafa Karasu, a member of the Executive Council of the PKK. In the interview Karasu discusses … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Aldar Xelîl Gives Interview on the Progress of the Hewler Negotiations

(ANF) Aldar Xelîl, a member of the Kurdish High Council, spoke to ANF about the ongoing meetings between MGRK and ENKS, indicating that the results of the negotiations could emerge … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

KCK Executive Council Releases Statement Concerning Imprisoned BDP MP’s

The KCK Executive Council has released a new statement concerning the denial of release to imprionsed BDP MP’s. According to an article in Özgür Gündem, the written statement is a … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

KCK Release Statement on Death of Bêmal Tokçu and Events in Gever

TO OUR PEOPLES AND THE PUBLIC OPINION With the killing of Bêmal Tokçu, the number of the crimes committed by the Turkish police raised to three. We convey our condolences … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Rojava Legacy of Nuri Dêrsimî

(ANF) A grandson and namesake of Nuri Dêrsimî, one of the leaders of the Dersim resistance, is fighting in the ranks of the YPG. Known in the YPG as Baran … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gangs Kidnap 170 Civilians in Afrin Including Women and Children

(ANF) The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an affiliate of al-Qaeda, has kidnapped 170 Kurdish civilians from the village of Ihris near the town of Ezaz is the … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rojava Is The Legacy Of The Children We Have Lost

(DİHA) Mothers of the PKK fighters killed in the past consider the Rojava Revolution their own revolution, saying “Rojava is the legacy of our children. We are obligated to grow … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

KCK Release Statement Upon Mandela’s Death

TO OUR PEOPLES AND THE PUBLIC OPINION We were deeply saddened to hear about the demise of the great democracy and freedom fighter and the friend of the Kurdish People, … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

We Will Not Play The Game

(What follows is an English translation of “Oyuna gelmeyeceğiz” which originally appeared in Yeni Özgür Politika) The co-President of the Party of Democracy Unity (PYD) Salih Muslim has repeated the … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

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