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Nasrin Sotoudeh Takes On Iranian Regime (…once again) 0

Nasrin Sotoudeh, the Iranian human rights lawyer last year sentenced to 38 years in prison (and 158 lashes) by the Islamic Republic of Iran, has this week managed to post a statement from her prison cell

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A 10 años del desalojo sufrido por líderes indígenas del Congreso costarricense

El pasado 9 de agosto, se conmemoraron los 10 años desde aquel triste episodio acaecido en la noche del 9 al 10 de agosto del 2010, en el que se desalojó durante la madrugada con efectivos policiales a líderes indígenas costarricences que habían llegado a la Asamblea Legislativa la tarde anterior

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Fidel 0

Fidel nació en un lugar remoto de la geografía oriental de Cuba, Birán, el 13 de agosto de 1926

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An interview with YPG/YPJ commander Meryem Kobane, on the anniversary of the Rojava Revolution – PART ONE

On the occasion of the 8th Year of the Rojava Revolution, we spoke with Meryem Kobane, one of the YPG/YPJ commanders who not only defended Kobane in 2015, inflicting a heavy defeat to ISIS, but who is also a leading figure in the Rojava Revolution

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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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ISIS women in al-Hol Camp say Turkey helps jihadists to escape 0

Some 68,000 people currently live in Camp-Hol, including 30,000 ISIS jihadists with their families

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Let us stand by Şiar Rişvanoğlu under threat! 0

Attorney Şiar Rişvanoğlu is being threatened with death for not mincing his words in the courtroom, protecting all the rights of his clients

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Indígenas en Costa Rica: Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos admite petición

En estos días se informó en algunos medios de prensa que la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos admitió para examen sobre el fondo una petición contra Costa Rica relativa a los derechos de las comunidades indígenas Terrabas

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Interview with Hawzhin Azeez about Kurdish responses to COVID-19 in Rojava and Rojhelat 0

Dr. Jeff Miley interviews Dr. Hawzhim Azeez of the Center for Gender and Development Studies at the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani about Kurdish responses to COVID-19 in the Kurdish region of Syria as well as the Kurdish region of Iran

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Turkish crimes against women in occupied Afrin documented 0

A new dossier issued by Kurdish women’s organisations has documented incidents of violence against women carried out by Turkish soldiers and jihadist groups

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APPELLO alla solidarietà internazionale per Simón Trinidad 0

Ti invitiamo a inviare un saluto di solidarietà a Simon, che si trova in un carcere statunitense da oltre 15 anni, in isolamento totale

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Elections in Euskal Herria and Galicia: Historic, seismic and left! 0

Historic and seismic. Two adjectives that well describe what happened in the elections in the Basque Country and Galicia

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Comuna de Cine de Rojava: “El papel del artista es mostrar la belleza del proceso revolucionario” 0

Desde 2012 un grupo de cineastas kurdas del Norte de Síria desarrolla la Comuna de Cine de Rojava, una institución popular para la producción y proyección de arte cinematográfico revolucionario en el territorio

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Make Rojava Green Again Call for Action Days on the 18th and 19th July 0

We call for two international days of action on the 18th and 19th of July 2020, against the bombing and invasion of Basûr (Southern Kurdistan, Iraq) and the occupation of Rojava regions by the Turkish army

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 ON A DAY THIS WEEK, IN JULY 1972, Ghassan Kanafani 0

On a day this week, July 8 1972, the Palestinian social revolutionary and writer, spokesperson for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP),  died in Beirut, murdered by the Israeli intelligence services – Mossad

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Lawyer Timtik’s health worsening on 183rd day of death fast 0

Türkmen visited Timtik in Silivri Prison 6 days ago and said that she has found her very weak. Her face bones were visible and she had difficulty in focusing

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Freedom for Ocalan 0

As trade unionists and internationalists, we understand that nothing builds solidarity like a shared struggle and a shared experience

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İlhan Sami Çomak. The Poet Turkey Fears 0

SPEAK UP, the Turkish human rights platform based in Istanbul, Diyarbakır and Eskişehir, have recently released their interview with İlhan Sami Çomak, the Kurdish poet, unjustly imprisoned since 1994

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Hunger strikes in Turkish prisons 0

Political prisoners in Mardin and Urfa went on an indefinite hunger strike against the unbearable conditions of detention.

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Turkish drones killed three women in Kobanê  0

On 23 June, three activists of the women’s movement in north-east Syria were killed as a result of a drone attack carried out by Turkey in the village of Helincê (Halinja) near Kobanê

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