Daily Archives: June 30, 2017

Precarity Rising

by Aaron Benanav

Ukraine | Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews

The Ukrainian city of Lviv will hold a festival celebrating a Nazi collaborator on the anniversary of a major pogrom against the city’s Jews.

Shukhevychfest, an event named for Roman Shukhevych featuring music and theater shows, will be held Friday.

Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, in a statement called the event “disgraceful.”

Kurdish forces ready for ‘historical resistance’ against Turkish occupation in Afrin and Shehba

Mehmud Berxwedan, the People’s Defense Units (YPG) commander in Afrin, spoke to Voice of America and commented on the recent escalation and possibility of war in the Afrin and Shehba region.

In the past several days there have been many reports published by Turkish media saying that the Turkish army and their supported militants are preparing a large-scale operation against Afrin, as a commander of the YPG, how do you see these reports? What is the current situation in Afrin?