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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

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The Democratic Federation in Rojava and North Syria

The following article is a translation of an article – “Demokratik federasyon” – by M. Ali Çelebi published today in Özgür Gündem. Two back-to-back developments have taken place which have … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

ISIS Fighters Attack Rojava From Turkey As Ceasefire Begins In Syria

  Officials speaking for the YPG and the Rojava cantons report that at least some of the ISIS fighters who infiltrated the border-town of Girê Spî (Til Abyad) early yesterday … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

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

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

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

Promises Of Justice For Victims Of ISIS Bombing In Qamişlo

Condemnation continues to grow following a truck bombing carried out by ISIS in the Enteriyê neighborhood of Qamişlo yesterday that killed 10 civilians – including at least one child – … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Efrîn YPG Commander: Al-Nusra Attacking With Support Of Turkey

Efrîn Canton Defense Council member Ebdo îbrehîm told reporters that the al-Nusra Front had launched a full scale attack on the canton, adding that the canton’s defense forces were ready … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Communal Economy Grows In Rojava Despite War

Rojava is quickly becoming a center of trade and production despite the shortages and sufferings caused by the ongoing war, according to an article from ANHA carried by Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 7 Comments

YPG Leads Multi-ethnic Force Defending Al-Hasakah From ISIS

The YPG is leading a multi-ethnic force defending Hesekê (Al-Hasakah) against continuing ISIS efforts to capture the city, says an article in today’s Özgür Gündem. In addition to YPG and … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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