Tag Archives: Rojava

Manbij Military Council denies Turkish army’s lies

Turkish army and AKP administration’s statements on “movements in Manbij” have been exposed as lies by the Manbij Military Council.

In a clear attempt to use Manbij as an electoral campaign issue, the AKP had said that Turkish soldiers had actually begun moving towards Manbij and indeed had entered the city.

Afrin in panic as Turkish Army on the brink of reaching Afrin city

The Turkish Armed Forces and affiliated FSA groups are within a two kilometres range from Afrin city, according to Kurdish officials. Kurdish sources on the ground speak of immense panic within the city, amid a complete siege and shutdown of the local economy. Many civilians await in angst as the Turkish Armed Forces approach the city.

A red flag over Raqqa

GARY OAK presents a photograph of International Freedom Battalion members recreating the famous 1945 photo Raising a Flag over the Reichstag

TO MARK the victory over Isis in its de facto capital Raqqa, members of the International Freedom Battalion (IFB), an alliance of left-wing groups fighting alongside the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), recreated the famous 1945 photo of the Red Army on the Reichstag.

“Rojava revolution is a response to the plot against Öcalan”

On the 19th anniversary of the October 9 plot against Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan, HPG and YJA Star guerrillas said that the Rojava Revolution is a response to the plot.

Speaking to ANF Turkish service the guerrillas said the plot against Öcalan is frustrated and they will continue to struggle until the Kurdish leader is free.

Rojava. Les Kurdes entre utopie et guerres

Jean Michel Morel

Un autre futur pour le Kurdistan. Municipalisme libertaire et confédéralisme démocratique de Pierre Bance et l’ouvrage collectif mené sous la direction de Stephen Bouquin, Mireille Court et Chris Den Hond, La Commune du Rojava. L’alternative kurde à l’État-nation sont deux livres récemment publiés qui tentent d’éclairer, au-delà du dur combat pour un Kurdistan confédéral et démocratique, le projet de société, l’utopie émancipatrice qui guide les Kurdes.