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In Silopi Turkish State Killing Young and Old

Turkish security forces are killing civilians as they continue their attacks on cities and towns throughout Kurdistan – reports an article from DİHA carried by Özgür Gündem. Today in Silopi’s … Continue reading

December 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sûr District Of Diyarbakır Under Attack By Security Forces From Ground And Air

The Sûr district of Diyarbakır is once again under attack by Turkish state security forces, with plumes of smoke and the sounds of large explosions coming from the district, which … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Esedullah Team And The History Of State-Directed Mass Violence In Kurdistan

The following article – Teşkilat-ı Mahsusa’dan Esedullah Timi’ne devlet aklı: Kontrgerilla – was written by  Cihan Başakçıoğlu for DİHA and was carried in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

Turkish State Continues To Kill Civilians In Nisêbîn

  The military curfew in Nisêbîn (Nusaybin) has entered its 8th day, with attacks by Turkish police and soldiers still ongoing – reports an article in Özgür Gündem. In the … Continue reading

November 20, 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 · 5 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

Turkey’s Military Destroying Cemeteries, Mosques, And Alevi Houses of Worship In Kurdistan

Turkish soldiers are attacking and defacing cemeteries and Alevi houses of worship (cemevi) in ongoing operations in North Kurdistan, reports an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. Following three … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

Claims Turkish State Had Prior Knowledge Of Ankara Attacks

There is growing evidence that elements within the Turkish state had prior knowledge of the Ankara bombing attack on a major peace rally which killed around 100 people this past Saturday, … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

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