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Kobanê Mother: ‘Turkish Soldiers Burned My Son To Death, No Different Than ISIS’

Hedlê Mihemed is a mother from Kobanê who has 3 sons and 3 daughters fighting against ISIS in Rojava, according to a story from DIHA and carried in Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The PKK Should Remain In Sinjar

The following article – “PKK Şengal’de kalmalıdır” – was compiled by Botan Gulan and Mahsun Şerif for ANF and was carried in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Communal Living Opposing The Village Guard System

The following article “Koruculuğa karşı komün hayat” was written by Mehmet Dursun and was published in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. In the 1990’s residents of … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

KDP Rejects Autonomy For Sinjar, Accuses PKK Of ‘Betraying’ Yezidis

The Democratic Party of Kurdistan (KDP) – whose Peshmerga forces abandoned Şengal (Sinjar) in the face of ISIS attacks last summer with almost no resistance and thereby opened the road … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

FKÊ Co-President: Şengal Needs Autonomy To Avoid Future Genocide

(ANF) Ali Atalan, the Co-President of the Federation of Yazidi Societies (FKÊ), has spoken to Ali Güler in a new interview for ANF about the most recent situation in Şengal … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Erdoğan: America Helped Kobanê Despite Our Objections

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told reporters that America delivered aid to Kobanê despite Turkey’s objections, according to an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. President Erdoğan made the … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

PKK Leader Öcalan: “Kobanê Is Everything To Us,” Warns Of End To Peace Process

PKK and Kurdish popular leader Abdullah Öcalan has warned his brother Mehmet that “JİTEM (an illegal paramilitary organization with longstanding connections to the Turkish military and state) was attempting to … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Guerillas Liberate Five Villages From ISIS In Maxmur

(ANF) The Maxmur Resistance Units have released a statement concerning the progress of military operations in the Maxmur region. In operations beginning yesterday evening and lasting until early this morning, … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bayık: Weapons For The PKK Would Be a Blow To ISIS

(ANF) KCK Executive committee co-President Cemil Bayık has commented on the subject of Germany providing weapons to South Kurdistan (KRG), saying that delivering weapons to the PKK would be striking … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

YDG-H Carry Out Operation Against ISIS In Istanbul

(ANF) The Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement (YDG-H) carried out an armed operation against ISIS in Istanbul. The action took place in the neighborhood of Şahintepe in the district of Başakşehir … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

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