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Iraq. Le donne ezide di Shengal che esistono e resistono

L’altra metà dell’Iraq. Rapite e vendute come schiave da Daesh dopo il massacro del 2014, hanno preso le armi per difendersi. E oggi guidano la rinascita. Ma all’appello ancora ne mancano 1.117. A Shengal si curano le ferite di un dramma collettivo

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In Turchia si apre il processo politico contro l’Hdp per le proteste di Kobane

Ieri prima udienza per i fatti del 2014: 29 capi d’accusa e 108 imputati. Benifei (Pd): «Era giusto essere presenti. Il giudice ha reso palesi i suoi preconcetti: ha già deciso per la condanna»

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Turchia. La Corte costituzionale boccia la messa al bando dell’Hdp

L’Alta Corte rispedisce al mittente la richiesta di chiusura del partito di sinistra pro-curdo: errori procedurali. Ora la strada si fa in salita: di fatto il caso è rinviato a data da destinarsi

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For Abdullah Öcalan! For the Kurdish Freedom Struggle!

February 15 marks the 22nd year since the leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Öcalan was violently abducted by Turkish commandos while seeking refuge from the Greek Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya

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Kurdistan. «Ocalan libero, un altro Medio Oriente è possibile»

Intervista a Yilmaz Orkan (Uiki) in vista dei 22 anni dalla cattura del fondatore del Pkk: «Sarebbe una vittoria per i progressisti della regione e condurrebbe a una nuova convivenza tra popoli. La sua prigionia è sintomo dell’autoritarismo, in Turchia ma non solo»

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Kurdistan. Tra coronavirus e crisi economica, una città avvolta nel dolore 0

Amed (Diyarbakır) è una delle città più importanti del Medio Oriente, della Turchia e del Kurdistan. Commercianti, operai, contadini sono stati lasciati soli ad affrontare sia il Coronavirus che la crisi economica

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La nuova società che sorge dalla rivoluzione del Rojava

Le origini del confederalismo democratico per un mondo in comune: economia sociale, eguaglianza di genere, etnia e confessione e democrazia diretta. Nella Siria del nord-est quartieri, villaggi e città autogestiscono tutti i compiti pubblici

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In memory of Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Saylemez

On 9 January 2021 is the eighth anniversary of the brutal assassination in Paris of Sakine, Fidan and Leyla, three prominent Kurdish women political activists

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The book by YPJ commander Meryem Kobanê: A dream destroying borders 

The first volume of the book of Meryem Kobanê, one of the commanders of the historical Kobanê war and victory, about those days, “Kobanê: Çepera Rûmetê” was published by Şilêr Publications

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How Syria’s Afrin became hell for Kurds

Afrin was once in a Kurdish majority region where women had more rights than elsewhere in Syria, a patriarchal country in a bloodthirsty war

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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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Freedom for Ocalan! Peace for Kurdistan! 0

The campaign “End Isolation, Fascism and Occupation – Time for Freedom” was launched on 12 September. The Kurds have now declared that 10 October will be a global Freedom for Ocalan Day.

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La comunità internazionale tace sui crimini di Erdogan e Trump

Covid e guerre. Lasciare i crimini di Trump ed Erdogan senza reazioni forti ed efficaci significa contribuire alla perdita della capacità immunologica dei popoli della Terra di resistere e combattere i crimini dei potenti

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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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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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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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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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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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