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Sakine, Fidan and Leyla: The search for justice continues

Eight years ago today the bodies of three revolutionary Kurdish women were found at a community centre in a Paris suburb. Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) co-founder Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Saylemez had been shot in the head in

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Noam Chomsky will open Rojava Freedom Annual Lecture Series

Noam Chomsky to open Rojava Freedom Annual Lecture Series organised by the University of Rojava. The Institute of Social Sciences at Rojava University will hold a special event on 15 January. The event is the Rojava Freedom Annual Lecture Series

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Janet Biehl tells of her involvement in solidarity with Kurds

Author and artist Janet Biehl spoke about her involvement in solidarity with the Kurdish Freedom Movement.     Dr. Jeff Miley of Peace in Kurdistan interviewed author and artist Janet Biehl about her involvement in solidarity with the Kurdish Freedom Movement,

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The ‘Ya Star’ of the Kurds, Sakine Cansiz

There is a lot to be said about Sakine Cansiz. However, what is more important is to understand Sakine Cansiz’s fight, to expand it, to struggle the way she did, to reject the male-dominated world, to resist, to be comrade

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In memory of Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Saylemez

On 9 January 2021 is the eighth anniversary of the brutal assassination in Paris of Sakine, Fidan and Leyla, three prominent Kurdish women political activists

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Prisoners in Turkish jails on hunger strike against isolation of Öcalan

On 27 November political prisoners in Turkish jails went on hunger strike demanding the end of the isolation imposed on Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan and the ongoing violations in prisons.

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Foza Yûsif: ENKS imposes unacceptable demands

PYD Co-Presidency Council member Foza Yûsif said that there is a deadlock in the talks on unity in Rojava, and added that the ENKS “violated the red lines” and “imposed unacceptable demands” by standing with the murderers of the Kurds.

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The book by YPJ commander Meryem Kobanê: A dream destroying borders  0

The first volume of the book of Meryem Kobanê, one of the commanders of the historical Kobanê war and victory, about those days, “Kobanê: Çepera Rûmetê” was published by Şilêr Publications

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How Syria’s Afrin became hell for Kurds 0

Afrin was once in a Kurdish majority region where women had more rights than elsewhere in Syria, a patriarchal country in a bloodthirsty war

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World Kobanê Day and the revolution in Rojava 0

On 1st November 2014, millions of people around the world took to the streets to express their solidarity with the heroic resistance of Kobanê

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