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I See Freedom Inside The YPJ: An Interview With A YPJ Fighter

  An a new interview for JINHA carried by Özgür Gündem, journalist Ebîr Ehmed speaks with 24-year old Lîlav Xabûr, an Arab fighting with the Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) in … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · 4 Comments

YPJ Commanders: We Have Struck At All Forms Of Patriarchal Power

(Kobanê) In a new interview with journalist Gulan Botan for JINHA, two YPJ commanders shared their thoughts on the recent push by the Forces of Democratic Syria (HSD) – of … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

Kobanê Administration: We Will Strike At ISIS Everywhere

  The administration of the Kobanê canton of Rojava has responded to recent attacks from ISIS forces in Jarabulus as well as the Turkish army across the border in the … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diyarbakir Becoming Kobane

Women in the Sûr district of Diyarbakir, where attacks by Turkish security forces have killed 9 people in recent months, have declared their intentions to take part in the self-defense … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · 3 Comments

Turkish State Fascism And The Kurdish Revolution

The following article was written and submitted to the Rojava Report by Athithan Jayapalan – an Eelam Tamil activist based in Oslo, Norway. “Look, from Arabs to Georgians The Kurds … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · 6 Comments

Video From This Year’s New World Summit In Rojava

Below you can watch footage from this year’s New World Summit held in the Cizîrê canton of Rojava. The New World Summit is an artistic and political organization founded by … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Rojava And The Unfair Elections In Turkey

The follow column,“Eşitsiz seçim yasası ve Rojava,” was written by Metin Yeğin for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. We have just come out of an election … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Democratic Forces of Syria (QSD) Breach ISIS Defenses South Of Til Berak

(ANF) The Democratic Forces of Syria (QSD) – an umbrella force including the YPG as well as allied Arab and Syriac forces – is continuing to advance south of Til … Continue reading

November 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Self-government and Land Redistribution

The follow column,“Özyönetim ve toprak dağıtılması,” was written by Metin Yeğin for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. According to a recent news piece I read the … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · 3 Comments

TEV-DEM: ‘There Can Be No Democratic Syria Without Rojava’

The following interview was conducted with Ilham Ehmed, a member of the Executive Committee of the Movement For A Democratic Society (TEV-DEM), by Günay Aksoy Zana Kaya for Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

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