Rojava revolution

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In an exclusive interview with Green Left's Peter Boyle, Saleh Muslim, the co-chair of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) the leading party in Rojava's revolution in North-East Syria, warned that the current escalation of military conflict in the Middle East could be the beginning of “the third world war”.

Sozdar Dêrik

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

Demonstrators rally in Sydney on October 8 in solidarity with the Iran uprising. Inset: Nilüfer Koç

Nilüfer Koç from the Kurdish National Congress spoke at the Ecosocialism 2022 conference about the popular uprising in Iran, war in Ukraine and Rojava Revolution. Alex Bainbridge and Susan Price report.

Jiyan Tolhildan

Jiyan Tolhildan (Salwa Yusuf), a leader of the Syrian Defence Force (SDF) Counter Terrorism Units, and who led the fight against ISIS, was murdered by Turkey in a drone strike on July 22, reports Sarah Glynn.

Australian cinematographer Jake Lloyd Jones talks to Peter Boyle about the ongoing “David and Goliath struggle” between the Kurds and the Turkish state from Bashur (South Kurdistan) in northern Iraq.

Peter Boyle reports three socialist parties from the Asia-Pacific region have supported the call from Rojava for a no-fly zone to stop a threatened invasion by Turkey.

Bordered on all sides by hostile reactionary forces, Rojava stands defiantly as a beacon of hope. John Tully reports on ten years of the Rojava revolution.

YPG members

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

YPG fighters

Sweden's Left Party (Vänsterpartiet) released a statement opposing the deal with Turkey to clear the way for Sweden's membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

'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.

Fionn Skiotis talks about North and East Syria Solidarity, which seeks to inform people and collect material support for the revolution in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria.

The Australian Greens leadership pledged support to the Kurdish struggle for freedom, justice and peace at a well-attended function in the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre. Peter Boyle reports.