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YPJ-Şengal: We Will Resist With The Spirit Of All Our Berivans

  The Yekîneyên Parastina Jin a Şengal (YPJ-Şengal), or Women’s Defense Units of Şengal, held its first congress between 12-13 February in the mountains of Şengal (Sinjar) – reports an … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Guerillas In Şengal City Center

A new operation to liberate Şengal (Sinjar) from ISIS control began this morning and is continuing with all a speed, reports an article Özgür Gündem compiled by ANHA. The operation, … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Kobanê Residents Continue To Return Home

5 families from Kobanê who had been staying in the district of Erciş in Wan (Van) province  following the ISIS assault on the city have been able to return home … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Despite Promises KDP Failed To Protect Yezidi Community

The following piece is a translation of report written by Kawa Husen for ROJEWS in Sulaymaniyah and was carried by Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. Before … Continue reading

February 17, 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

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

YPJ Forms New Division In Şengal

A new division of the Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) has been formed in Şengal as part of efforts to build up the Şengal Defense Units (YBŞ), according to a new … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

Support Refugees From Rojava And Sinjar During Winter

Thousands of refugees from Rojava and Şengal (Sinjar) living in tent cities across Northern Kurdistan are facing difficult conditions as winter sets in, including many children who do not even … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

A New Lausanne: Energy Politics And Sinjar

The following article ‘Enerji ve Şengal‘ was written by M. Ali Çelebi and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. The Russian ruble has undergone a … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

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