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#RiseUp4Rojava - Defending the revolution together: Call for global days of action on 27 and 28 January 2019

#RiseUp4Rojava - Defending the revolution together: Call for global days of action on 27 and 28 January 2019

KurdisCat - 2019-01-09 11:56
On January 27th, exactly four years ago, the city of Kobane in northern Syria was freed from the hands of the gangs of the so-called Islamic State after months of fierce fighting by the courageous fighters of the YPJ and YPG. At that time, we poured onto ...
#RiseUp4Rojava - Defending the revolution together: Call for global days of action on 27 and 28 January 2019 - KurdisCat

Captured Irish jihadist tells of dying days of Islamic State ‘caliphate’

E-Kurd - 2019-01-30 21:30
HASAKA, Syrian Kurdistan,— From detention in northern Syria, alleged Irish jihadist Alexandr Ruzmatovich Bekmirzaev described hunger and fear as missiles pounded down on the last shreds of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate.” “I thought we were going t ...

Actions for Rojava across the United States

ANF - 2019-01-29 09:15
Demonstrations took place across the United States on January 27th, as several organizations answered the call for global days of action to defend the revolution in Rojava on the anniversary of the liberation of Kobane. ...

Turkey Planning Safe Zone in Syria to Help Return of Refugees: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-01-28 11:51
ERBIL — Turkey is planning to create a safe zone in northern Syria so to allow millions of Syrian refugees’ return, Turkish President Recep President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. The creation of a safe zone in northern Syria was first put forward by US ...

Four years ago the liberation of Kobanê

ANF - 2019-01-27 14:34
Four years have passed since the historic liberation of Kobanê by the YPG and YPJ. ...

Another Young Yezidi Woman Freed from IS

BAS News - 2019-01-17 22:26
ERBIL - Another young Yezidi woman was freed from the Islamic State (IS) captivity in Syria, Kurdistan Region's Special Office for Yezidi Abductee Affairs said in a statement on Thursday. According to the statement, the civilian was identified as Firiyal ...

45 French MPs issue call for Rojava

ANF - 2019-01-15 13:47
MPs from various political factions in France have issued a call for President Emmanuel Macron against the Turkish state threats of invasion against Rojava and said, “Let us not allow the massacre of our Kurdish allies”. ...

10. January 2019 – "A fox to keep the geese": Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture now responsible for indigenous protected areas

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-01-15 06:10

51 fighters joined the academy of the martyr (Aziz Arab) for commanders.

SDF Press - 2019-01-11 22:41
The academy of the martyr (Aziz Arab) for commanders started its 10th round, it included 41 fighters, the campaign was entitled ( Dair Al-Zor Arrow), however, it will continue for 2 months. The ceremony started with standing a silent minute as an apprecia ...

CJTF-OIR reflects on significant military gains, fighting Daesh in 2018

The Global Coalition - 2019-01-11 12:36
The Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve reflects on 2018 and looks forward to 2019. L’article CJTF-OIR reflects on significant military gains, fighting Daesh in 2018 est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Call for actions to stop Erdoğan's war in Northern Syria

ANF - 2019-01-09 14:07
#RiseUp4Rojava! Support the International Days of Resistance on January 27th and 28th! ...

The military training of the Martyr Ahmad Al-Sattam course.

SDF Press - 2019-01-04 19:47
Al-Tabqa_ 264 fighters, affiliated to the martyr Ahmad Al-Sattam course, are continuing their military training, however, the training will continue for 45 days on different types of light and heavy weapons, how to fragment and reinstall them in addition ...

Dramatic fall in the rate of union members in Turkey

ANF - 2019-01-04 10:34
DIH lawyers visited Flormar workers who are resisting in front of the factory in Gebze for 234 days. ...

People of Tirbespiyê defend Democratic Nation Project

ANF - 2019-01-03 18:12
After the struggle of the Syrian peoples to achieve their basic rights, for a period of time, a free and democratic system called democratic nation project has been developing. ...

Sudan… 22 parties call for Omer al-Bashir to resign

Waar Media - 2019-01-02 17:28
A number of Sudanese political parties formed a new coalition demanding Sudan president Omer al-Bashir to submit his resignation, and reform the government and parliament. 22 Sudanese political parties formed a new coalition named” National Front for Cha ...

HSM balance of the war for 2018: 2,103 Turkish elements killed

ANF - 2019-01-02 14:55
HSM Headquarters Command said: “2018 was a significant year in the Kurdistan Freedom Struggle and a year of resistance against pressure and attacks for the Kurdistan Freedom Guerrilla.” ...

Kurdish political parties in Northern Syria call for unity

ANF - 2018-12-21 13:02
Kurdish political parties in Northern Syria issued a statement about the Turkish threats to occupy their territory and called for people to be united. ...

PKK threaten Turkey for launching a military operation against the Kurds in northern Syria.

Waar Media - 2018-12-16 19:49
PKK threatened strongly if Turkey launched a military operation against the Kurds in northern Syria. “The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the preparations for a military operation targeting east of the Euphrates,” said the member of PK ...

APPEAL: Don’t let the Syrian Kurds, who defeated the Islamic State along with their allies, get butchered by Turkey!

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-12-14 23:50
Turkish president Erdoğan announced that in a few days he will invade the rest of the predominantly Kurdish region in northern Syria. After unjustly occupying the region between Jarabulus and Azaz in 2016, followed by Afrin at the beginning of this year, ...

Saddam-era officer confesses to parading Kurds in cages

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-11 17:23
Iraqi authorities released a video of the confession of Jamal al-Mashadani, a Saddam Hussein-era intelligence officer who later became a senior member of the so-called Islamic State. ...