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Progressives should support the call for a United Nations-imposed no-fly zone to block a new invasion by the Turkish state and allied Islamic fundamentalist terrorist groups, writes Peter Boyle.

YPG members

July 19 marked ten years of the Rojava Revolution in North and East Syria, reports Medya News.

'Green Braids' movement in North-East Syria

Peter Boyle reflects on the achievements of the Rojava revolution in north and east Syria, which  continues in the face of great adversity to inspire activists around the world.

Filmmaker Antonia Kilian. Photo: ANF English

A new documentary film, The Other Side Of The River, shows the complexity of the women's revolution in Rojava and its contradictions. Director Antonia Kilian discusses the film.

Women fighters from the SDF at al-Sina’a prison in Hesekê. Photo: YPJ Rojava/Twitter

The recent Islamic State (ISIS) attack on the al-Sina’a prison in Hesekê, northeast Syria, made headlines around the world, reports Peter Boyle

The Catalan parliament extended official recognition to the Autonomous Administration of North-East Syria (AANES), commonly known as Rojava, on October 19, reports Dick Nichols.

Turkey’s system of huge dams is not just about irrigation and generating hydro-electric power, writes Sarah Glynn. It is a source of political power over the whole region.

COVID-19 cases are spreading rapidly in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES), also known as Rojava, reports Susan Price.

Even before it was released and became a New York Times bestseller, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s book The Daughters of Kobani made headlines, writes Marcel Cartier.

President elect Joe Biden has been described as a "friend of the Kurds", writes Marcel Cartier, but under his presidency, US attempts to undermine the Rojava Revolution by any means necessary is likely to continue.

Supporters of the Rojava Revoluton in north and east Syria will commemorate the seventh anniversary of World Kobane Day on November 1, writes Peter Boyle.

Make Rojava Green Again joined the call by Fridays For Future to participate in the Global Climate Strike on September 25, issuing the following statement.

Rojava University, one of the greatest achievements of the July 19 Rojava Revolution, was established in Qamishlo in 2016. It has eight faculties and its mission is to build a democratic, free society, reports ANF English.

Activists from international solidarity campaign group Make Rojava Green Again speak with Jiyan from the Union of Young Women of North-East Syria (the region known as Rojava), about women's liberation, democratic confederalism, the importance of ecology and the role of youth and young women in building a democratic, free and ecological society.

Green Left’s Peter Boyle spoke to Salih Muslim, of the Democratic Union Party in north and east Syria, about the threat COVID-19 poses throughout the region.

The women’s cooperative village of Jinwar was built by women on ecologically sustainable principles as a refuge for women fleeing war and patriarchy. However, since Turkey launched its invasion of Rojava on October 9, the sounds of war have become dangerously close and Jinwar is under serious threat.

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