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Tag Archives: Özgür Gündem

People Of Cizre Vow Resistance Will Continue As Curfew Lifted

Speaking of their anger at Turkish state for carrying out attacks that terrorized the city for days and killed dozens of local civilians, residents of Cizîr (Cizre) have vowed that … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Growing Anger At Government, Erdoğan Over Rising Military Casualties In Turkey

There is growing anger at the AKP government and President Erdoğan being voiced by the families and relatives of Turkish soldiers killed in rising violence over the past month, according … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · 1 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

Karker Heval: The Life Of A Revolutionary And Internationalist Martyred In Kobanê

The following piece tells the story of Rifat Horoz, who became better known by his nom de guerre Karker Kobanê after he traveled to the city to aid in Kobane’s … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

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

AKP Suffers Major Election Defeat In Towns Bordering Kobanê

In today’s general election in Turkey the Peoples’ Democractic Party (HDP) swept all of the towns and villages bordering the city of Kobanê, where locals fought a fierce battle against … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

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

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

Two Birds With One Stone : Kobanê And The Ecological City

The following article “Kobanê and Dikmen” was written by Metin Yeğin and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translate into English below. We were going with members of the … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Doctors Without Borders Open New Hospital In Kobanê

The medical relief organization Doctors Without Borders has begun work for a new 13-bed hospital in  Kobanê, according to an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. Until now the … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

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