Rojava

book cover and background image of woman's face

Andrew Chuter reviews Their Blood Got Mixed, a graphic memoir through the heart of a remarkable experiment in self-determination.

YPJ drives ISIS out of Kobani

Peoples’ Equality and Democracy Party (HEDEP) Women’s Assemblies Speaker Halide Türkoğlu said in Turkey on November 1, World Kobanê Day: 'No power, no tank, no weapon is strong enough' to tear down Rojava's revolution.

Rojava

Turkey escalated its bombing of civilian targets in North East Syria (in the region known as Rojava) on October 5, reports Susan Price.

protesting Turkish drone attack in Sydney

Turkey — a member of NATO and the Council of Europe — carried out a targeted assassination of local political leaders in North-Eastern Syria, on June 20, reports Sarah Glynn.

Sozdar Dêrik

Sozdar Dêrik, commander of the Kurdish Women's Protection Units (YPJ) speaks to Cristina Mas, in Barcelona.

Turkish airstrikes November 20

The Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) released the following statement condemning Turkey's air strikes on cities in North and East Syria and Northern Iraq, which began on November 20.

Historian and Kurdish solidarity activist John Tully gave the inaugural Sydney Kobane Day Lecture at New South Wales Parliament House.

Children

The number of malnourished children in North East Syria has increased by 150% in the past six months, and poverty rates have increased by 90%, reports Medya News.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government is looking for a deal with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime to eliminate the Kurds in Rojava. Peter Boyle reports.

Injured people

Frustrated by its inability to get support for a full-scale invasion, Turkey has escalated its killer drone attacks and shelling of border cities and towns in Rojava, reports Peter Boyle.

As Turkey escalates its military attacks on the Kurds, ahead of a possible full-scale invasion of North and East Syria — the region known as Rojava — the Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) issued an urgent call for a no-fly zone, reports ANF English.

Rojava resistance

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.