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Karker Heval: The Life Of A Revolutionary And Internationalist Martyred In Kobanê

The following piece tells the story of Rifat Horoz, who became better known by his nom de guerre Karker Kobanê after he traveled to the city to aid in Kobane’s … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Interview With YPG Commander Rêdur Xelîl On Victory In Til Abyad

The following interview with YPG commander Rêdur Xelîl was conducted by M. Ali Çelebi for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. – What meaning does the YPG’s … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

ISIS Fighters Flee To Turkey Following Defeat In Til Abyad

ISIS fighters fleeing Girê Spî (Til Ebyad) in the wake of the capture of the city by YPG forces have begun to flee into Turkey, according to report from DIHA … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Peoples’ Operation To Liberate Girê Spî From ISIS

The people of Rojava have launched a final push to drive ISIS gangs from the lands of Girê Spî (Til Abyad), says a new article from Özgür Gündem with contributions … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

ISIS Pushed Back In Rojava Despite Gains In Iraq And Syria

The following article “Kizwan, Kewkeb” was written by M. Ali Çelebi for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. The United States, the KRG and others members of … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

IMPR President: ‘The Canton Model Should Be Implemented Across The Region’

The following interview with Dr. Veysel Ayhan, President of the International Middle East Peace Research Center (IMPR), was conducted by Hicran Urun for Özgür Gündem. In the interview Dr. Ayhan … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a 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

A Resistance Which Knows No Borders: Crossing To Kobane

The following report is the first part of a larger series compiled by Ömer Çelilk and Ferhat Arslan for ANF. It has been translated into English below. The Kobanê Autonomous … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Burak El-Firat Promises To Liberate Jarabulus Amid Call For A Common Struggle

The YPG has released a new statement on its operations in Til Hemis and Til Berak in which it underlines the role played by the united struggle of the Kurdish, … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Enwer Muslim Going To The United States

The following article “Muslim ABD’ye gidiyor” was written by M. Ali Çelebi and appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. Owing to to an unconscious pernicious … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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