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Freedom for Ocalan! Peace for Kurdistan! 0

The campaign “End Isolation, Fascism and Occupation – Time for Freedom” was launched on 12 September. The Kurds have now declared that 10 October will be a global Freedom for Ocalan Day.

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An interview with YPG/YPJ commander Meryem Kobane, on the anniversary of the Rojava Revolution – PART ONE 0

On the occasion of the 8th Year of the Rojava Revolution, we spoke with Meryem Kobane, one of the YPG/YPJ commanders who not only defended Kobane in 2015, inflicting a heavy defeat to ISIS, but who is also a leading figure in the Rojava Revolution

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3 August must be recognized as the “International Day of Action Against Femicide and Genocide” 0

This week marks the 6th anniversary of the August 3, 2014 massacre in Iraq’s Sinjar region of the Yazidi community by the so-called Islamic State as they swept into northern Iraq in 2014

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Interview with Hawzhin Azeez about Kurdish responses to COVID-19 in Rojava and Rojhelat 0

Dr. Jeff Miley interviews Dr. Hawzhim Azeez of the Center for Gender and Development Studies at the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani about Kurdish responses to COVID-19 in the Kurdish region of Syria as well as the Kurdish region of Iran

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Make Rojava Green Again Call for Action Days on the 18th and 19th July 0

We call for two international days of action on the 18th and 19th of July 2020, against the bombing and invasion of Basûr (Southern Kurdistan, Iraq) and the occupation of Rojava regions by the Turkish army

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Turkish drones killed three women in Kobanê  1

On 23 June, three activists of the women’s movement in north-east Syria were killed as a result of a drone attack carried out by Turkey in the village of Helincê (Halinja) near Kobanê

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Macer Gifford: “The Ordinary Man who went to War Against ISIS” 0

Macer Gifford (Kurdish name) is the former British currency trader who fought with the Kurdish YPG militia against the Islamic State. Gifford fought with the YPG in 2015 and in 2016

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Interview: Civil Defense Forces commanders on community policing in North and East Syria 0

Zibeda Eli commands the Civil Defense Forces in Qamishlo and the Jazira region, while Samira Mihemed is the commander of the all-female Women’s Civil Defense Forces (HPC-Jin) in Qamishlo

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Iran – Still Executing Kurds 0

The Iranian regime, with its Revolutionary Guards at the helm, once again comes under international scrutiny for its disappearance and execution of political prisoners with little interest in due process

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