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World Kobanê Day and the revolution in Rojava 0

On 1st November 2014, millions of people around the world took to the streets to express their solidarity with the heroic resistance of Kobanê

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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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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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MERYEM KOBANE: THE OCCUPATION OF SEREKANIYE, TURKISH VENDETTA

Meryem Kobane was the general commander of the ypj (women’s defense units) in the region of kobane. Under her command the YPG (people’s defense units) and the YPJ have resisted the siege of the city by the jihadist for 4

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Ahora no pueden decir que son invisibles

Meryem Kobane ha sido la comandanta general de las YPJ (Unidad de Defensa de las Mujeres) en la región de Kobane. Bajo su mando las YPG (Unidades de Defensas del Pueblo) y las YPJ resistieron al asedio del Estado Islámico

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KNK: Act against possible Turkish occupation of Rojava

The Executive Council of the Kurdish National Congress (KNK) has issued a statement following the decision by the US to withdraw from the borders points of Serekaniye and Gire Spi. The Executive Council of the Kurdistan National Congress statement said:

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Yazidi women speak at ISIS conference in Rojava

Heza Shengal went to Raqqa to fight and she joined the YJŞ. “For the Yazidi women the YJŞ became a great hope. It was the voice and answer of all Yazidi women who were bought and sold and subjected to persecution”

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What Next in Afrin?

Over a year has passed since the might of NATO’s second largest military machine with its fighter jets overran what had one of the safest regions in a Syria gutted by years of civil war and bloodshed

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“Someone Else’s War – when your child joins the war against Isis”

I joined the YPJ in March of last year. I wanted to support the revolution and fight and join also the weaponised fight against the forces of fascism and the enemies of the revolution

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