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 “What we are facing in Rojava is a door in to the future” – Video Interview 0

In this video, Séamas Carraher, a Global Rights writer and an Irish poet is interviewed by journalist Erem Kansoy with support from the Peace in Kurdistan Campaign and the Freedom for Ocalan Campaign

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“We have work to do”. ‘Only in Rojava’, for the people of Rojava

Irish poet Séamas Carraher once more puts into words, the feelings and emotions difficult to express with the articulated sound

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AFRIN. Where’s the “PEACE & SECURITY” now, Turkey?

The factions of the Operation “Olive Branch”  “…are still continuing to loot and thieve the property of the citizens, and the residents confirmed that factions have imposed royalties on the owners and farmers

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Irish poet Seamas Carraher published a poem for the people of Afrin

Séamas Carraher is a working class poet and writer born on the Southside of Dublin, Ireland

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Ireland: Is Property Theft? Irish Landlords in Power

Ireland, with its punishing history of colonisation, has a no less traumatic ‘memory’  of property, its possession and, more importantly, its dispossession or lack

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DUBLIN – DAY OF PROTEST FOR AFRIN

Following the many worldwide protests against the Turkish invasion of the independent Kurdish region of Afrin in northern Syria, Ireland’s Kurdish community staged their protest in the heart of Dublin’s centre, O’Connell Street (Sráid Uí Chonaill), on Wednesday 28th March

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AFRIN IS NOT ALONE! WORLD DAY FOR AFRIN MARCH 24

An International Day of Global Solidarity has been  called for Saturday, March 24… Make noise… so that together we can say its long past time when lunatic dictators with an addiction to power and violence can hold half the world to ransom

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WAR ON AFRIN: THE SECOND WEEK

We are now two weeks into the Turkish military – supported by the paramilitary groups of the Free Syrian Army (“al-Qaida & al-Nusra terrorists” ANF) – assault on Afrin

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KURDISTAN: The “Dirty War” The Price of Wanting Freedom?

there are death squads looking to disband Turkish and Kurdish opposition members

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WAR ON AFRIN: The First Seven Days

Just over a week into the Turkish military assault on Rojava, conflicting reports give varying updates on the situation in the Afrin canton

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Turkey demands “patriotic” coverage of “Operation Olive Branch”(sic)

On January 24, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the freedom-of-the-press NGO, with its head office in Paris, France, condemned the “increase in censorship and social media arrests in Turkey, that has accompanied the Afrin Operation.”

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TURKEY (NOT) CONDEMNED (ENOUGH) FOR ROJAVA INVASION

Turkish military invasion (with the Orwellian title “Operation Olive Branch”) of the Afrin Canton in Rojava continues

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2017 Another BEATING for Press Freedom in Turkey

For the second year running CPJ, (the Committee to Protect Journalists) finds Turkey tops the list in its diligence in oppressing journalists and writers, only matched by China and Egypt

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ON A DAY THIS WEEK. The Assassination of Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Saylemez

On a day this week, January 9th, 2013, Sakine Cansiz (Sara), Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) Paris Representative Fidan Doğan (Rojbin), and Leyla Şaylemez were shot dead in their Paris office

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CIZRE: TWO YEARS ON STILL WAITING

Two years ago, starting on the 13 December 2015, the second siege of Cizre, the predominantly Kurdish town (Cizîr‎) in south east Turkey (Northern Kurdistan), located on the banks of the Tigris River close to the Syrian Border and with a 130,000-strong population, began

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BOOK. ‘The Design of Everyday Life’ by Adam Greenfield

Last June 2017, Verso (formerly New Left Books founded in 1970 by the staff of the New Left Review) released ‘Radical Technologies – The Design of Everyday Life’ by American writer, Adam Greenfield

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Frantz Fanon. ON A DAY THIS WEEK in December, 1961

On a day this week, December 6, 1961, the writer and revolutionary-marxist Frantz Fanon,  author of the ‘The Wretched of the Earth’ (among other works of philosophy and biting critiques of colonialism), died from leukemia

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Poem in November. In memory of Tahir Elçi & Sergio Finardi

Tahir Elçi, Kurdish Lawyer and Human Rights defender, assassinated November 28, 2015 in Diyarbakir; Sergio Finardi, human rights defenders, died 03 December, 2015, Chicago

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