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Love Letter to Jarablus

Love Letter to Jarablus

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-03 12:15
My love letter to Jarablus; dedicated to all Kurds, who continue to keep the flame of hope and freedom alive- The post Love Letter to Jarablus appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...
Love Letter to Jarablus - Hawzhin Press

US No Fly Zone: The Solution to Protecting Syria’s Kurds

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-31 15:59
International opinion was unanimous in agreeing that the Kurds (i.e. the PYD party and their YPG & YPJ units), under The post US No Fly Zone: The Solution to Protecting Syria’s Kurds appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

On Oppression, Liberation, and Decolonization of Revolutionary Struggles: An Interview with Dr. Hawzhin Azeez

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-29 00:47
Dr. Hawzhin Azeez speaks on the Rojava Revolution and beyond in this brand new interview. The post On Oppression, Liberation, and Decolonization of Revolutionary Struggles: An Interview with Dr. Hawzhin Azeez appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

It is time to reaffirm commitment to Rojava rather than wallow in despair!

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-20 06:31
If you want freedom you have to take it! you cannot appeal to the conscience of the imperialists, the colonialists The post It is time to reaffirm commitment to Rojava rather than wallow in despair! appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

Top 10 Links to Learn more about Rojava

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-13 06:18
As more people become aware of the Kurdish question and their ongoing struggle for liberation, independence and human rights, especially The post Top 10 Links to Learn more about Rojava appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

DEMYC Congratulates Masrour Barzani on His Nomination for Premiership

BAS News - 2018-12-06 22:33
ERBIL - The chairman of the Democratic Youth Community of Europe (DEMYC), Javier Hurtado Mira, has sent a congratulatory letter to Masrour Barzani on his nomination by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) for the Kurdistan Region's premiership. "We are v ...

All Politics Are Related- On Oppression, Colonization and Marginalization

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-04 07:43
Something that always strikes me is the similarity between the constant flow of new videos of horrendous police brutality towards The post All Politics Are Related- On Oppression, Colonization and Marginalization appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

If defending Kurdistan Makes me a Terrorist

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-04 06:08
If defending Kurdistan With the ink of my pen And the salt of my tears, If simply speaking her name The post If defending Kurdistan Makes me a Terrorist appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

It’s Not Revolutionary If…

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-04 02:24
If your movement is not explicitly, unwaveringly committed to smashing class based oppressions, it’s not revolutionary. If your movement does The post It’s Not Revolutionary If… appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

Letter to the EU on Turkic Asylum Seekers | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2018-12-03 19:21

Recognizing the Transformative Power of Collective Anger

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-03 17:02
One of the greatest tragedies that the oppressed have been forced to endure and subsequently internalize is the denial of The post Recognizing the Transformative Power of Collective Anger appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

The inhumane Politics of Border Policies- the Mexico-US border Case

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-02 20:55
Inhumane images are coming out of the US-Mexico border with desperate people seeking asylum, including children and toddlers tear gassed The post The inhumane Politics of Border Policies- the Mexico-US border Case appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

Create one, two, many Rojava revolutions!

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-02 11:34
Solidarity is a core value of the Socialist Alliance. Wherever we see people fighting tyranny or oppression our response is The post Create one, two, many Rojava revolutions! appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

PUK Gives PKK Offspring Party 24 Hours to Close Down Headquarter

BAS News - 2018-11-27 13:24
ERBIL — The security forces affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Tuesday (27 November) gave 24 hours for the closure of a political headquarter belonging to the Kurdistan Free Society Party (Tevgeri Azadi) which is an offspring of th ...

German Consulate Responds to Allegations of Corruption in Its Visa Procedures

BAS News - 2018-11-27 12:14
ERBIL — The Consulate General of Germany in Erbil has responded to a recent report accusing the diplomatic representative office of corruption throughout its visa applications. The Spiegel reported on Monday that there were multiple cases of visa applica ...

Kurdish Jew Who Made Aliyah as Child Undertakes Emotional Visit to Birthplace

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-11-27 06:41
A Kurdish Jew who made aliyah to Israel from the northern Iraqi city of Halabja in 1953 returned to his birthplace on Sunday for the first time. ...

Mount Sinjar: Yezidi IDPs' Situation Deteriorated due to Recent Floods

BAS News - 2018-11-27 00:43
ERBIL - The recent flash floods have deteriorated the situation of thousands of Kurdish Yezidi IDPs living in the camps on the Mount Sinjar, an official said on Monday. Qasim Shasho, a Peshmerga commander in the area, confirmed to BasNews that the civili ...

Trump threatens to close Mexico border “permanently”

Waar Media - 2018-11-26 23:46
WAAR(DUHOK): President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to close the US border with Mexico if the neighboring country did not act to stop the migrant caravan. Taking to Twitter, Trump wrote: “Mexico should move the flag waving Migrants, many of whom are ...

Kurdish women in Syrian Kurdistan march to end gender-based violence

E-Kurd - 2018-11-26 20:39
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Hundreds of female protesters took to the streets of the Syrian the main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) on Sunday to call for an end to violence against women. Women carried photos of Rojava revolution ...

Iraqi Parliament to Vote on Remaining Ministerial Posts

BAS News - 2018-11-26 19:20
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Representatives is expected to convene on Tuesday in hopes of voting on the eight remaining ministerial posts which have not been filled yet, the parliament said in a press release. Meanwhile, a source from the parliament noted t ...

Panel: The Anti-Kurdish Paradigm – From Sykes-Picot to the September 2017 Referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan

Kurdish Studies Network - 2018-11-26 12:31
November 26, 2018, 1-3 p.m. The National Press Club, Holeman Lounge 529 14th St NW Washington, DC 20045 The KPRC is pleased to announce a panel discussion with Mr. Ismail Beşikçi. Mr. Ismail Beşikçi is a renowned sociologist, Kurdologist, PEN Honorary Mem ...