• Kurdish and German politicians: Ban on Kurdish symbols unlawful

    Kurdish and German politicians: Ban on Kurdish symbols unlawful

    A press conference was held in German parliament on Friday with the participation of Left Party (Die Linke) MP Ulla Jelpke, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) MP Tugba Hezer, Co-chair of Democratic Kurdish Society Center in Germany (NAV-DEM) Ayten Kaplan and […]

     
  • Rukayya from Deir ez-Zor: “Now I can defend myself and my people”

    Rukayya from Deir ez-Zor: “Now I can defend myself and my people”

    Rukayya Ali Ali fled ISIS along with her family and sought refuge in Hesekê. She was influenced by the notions of equality, fraternity and women’s liberation developed by the Rojava revolution in Hesekê and she joined the self-defense force HPC, […]

     
  • “AKP wanted to use the KDP against Rojava and the PKK”

    “AKP wanted to use the KDP against Rojava and the PKK”

    Kurdish writer and researcher Hussain Jummo spoke to ANF Arabic and said the international powers want the disputed territories to be under joint control of Baghdad and Hewler, and that the current situation will continue in this direction. He said, […]

     
  • One week of balance sheet in the Operation Cizire Storm

    One week of balance sheet in the Operation Cizire Storm

    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters advancing in the Operation Cizire Storm have cleared the Tanaq oil field and four significant villages of gangs. Tanaq is the largest oil field in Deir ez-Zor after Al-Umar, and it has now been cleared […]

     
  • YPG fighter from the US: “Turkey is as much a threat as ISIS”

    YPG fighter from the US: “Turkey is as much a threat as ISIS”

    The resistance against ISIS in Rojava had turned international with the Kobanê Resistance. Since Kobanê, many internationalist fighters have come to join the YPG in the war against ISIS. The latest operation against ISIS in Syria is the Operation Cizire […]

     
  • “Aid wasn’t delivered, victims were buried in mass graves”

    “Aid wasn’t delivered, victims were buried in mass graves”

    People who lost their lives in the earthquake in Bashur (Southern) and Rojhilat (Eastern) Kurdistan in the worst affected areas like villages in Selas, Bawecan, Deşta Zehwa, Dalahû and Ezgile towns in Kirmanshan have been buried in mass graves. People […]

     
  • Öcalan’s lawyers submit report on isolation to the CPT

    Öcalan’s lawyers submit report on isolation to the CPT

    The Asrin Law Office lawyers submitted the file they prepared on the isolation to the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT). The Asrin Law Office prepared a report on the appeals […]