Rojava revolution

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.

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.

Mira Ibrahim, Shelan Khodedah and Zeynep Korkmaz share their personal stories illustrating the struggle for liberation of the Kurdish and Yezidi people.

Watch is the recorded livestream of an online forum hosted by Green Left with Marcel Cartier and Steve Sweeney and Heval Herki.

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.

Saleh Moslem, a member of the co-presidency council of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), gives greetings to the Socialist Alliance national conference, January 9, 2021.

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.

Ecosocialists and ecoanarchists share an anti-capitalist stance, both viewing capitalism as the root of numerous social and environmental problems, writes Hans Baer.

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