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Cultural event for children in Washokani Camp

ANF - 2020-09-21 11:57
"On the anniversary of the invasion of Serêkaniyê and Girê Spî [October], we will focus on organizing the refugees also through the opening of cultural centers in the camps in Hesekê," said Hesekê Culture and Arts Committee Co-chair. ...

Video on Armenia’s history and culture to be projected on Jesus Christ statue – Public Radio of Armenia

Armradio - 2020-09-21 10:53

TEV-ÇAND pays tribute to martyr Mazdek Ararat

ANF - 2020-09-13 09:36
TEV-ÇAND Culture and Arts Committee issued a written statement to pay tribute to Mazdek Ararat, on his first martyrdom anniversary. ...

Quotation of the day on the similarities between Islamists and ‘Wokeists’ ….

AEI - 2020-09-12 00:03
….. is from Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s op-ed in today’s Wall Street Journal (“What Islamists and ‘Wokeists’ Have in Common“): Their ideology goes by many names: cancel culture, social justice, critical race theory, intersectionality. For simplicity, I call it all ...

UN: Culture of impunity for human rights violations marks Turkey

ANF - 2020-09-11 10:37
UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances says most of its reccomendations were ignored by Turkey where a culture of impunity prevails. ...

Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on - Art & Culture - The Jakarta Post

Thejakartapost - 2020-09-07 12:18

The documentary Efrînê Evînê tells occupiers: You won't succeed

ANF - 2020-09-07 10:35
Zekeriya Efrîn, who directed the musical documentary “Efrînê Evînê”, said that with their work, they sent a message to the invaders: "No matter how hard you attack, you cannot destroy our culture". ...

Gapers Block : A/C : Chicago Arts & Culture - Art

Gapersblock - 2020-09-07 02:15

Shehba Free Women’s Union holds third conference

ANF - 2020-09-05 16:42
The conference is taking place at the Culture and Arts Hall in the Fafin district of Shehba with the participation of 100 delegates. ...

The Minister of Culture meets in Baghdad with the Ambassador of the European Union and UNESCO Representative to Iraq | India Education,Education News India,Education News | India Education Diary

Indiaeducationdiary - 2020-09-04 11:43

Contact tracing, data privacy, and ‘check-in culture’: Highlights from my conversation with Adrian Kinderis

AEI - 2020-08-26 00:20
What are the trade-offs of contact tracing? Are businesses willing to pay a small fee for technology that ensures a safe reopening? Adrian Kinderis, a hospitality venue owner and CEO of GuestCheck Australia, joined the latest episode of “Explain to Shane” ...

Demo in Aleppo against Turkey’s rape policy

ANF - 2020-08-21 14:16
Protests against the Turkish state-sponsored rape culture continue. ...

Women protest against rape

ANF - 2020-08-20 19:02
In Turkey and Northern Kurdistan women have protested against the state-sponsored rape culture. The occasion was the death of a young Kurd after being raped by a Turkish sergeant. ...

Protest against eviction of Kurdish cultural centre in Istanbul

ANF - 2020-08-20 16:48
In Istanbul, a demonstration was staged against the forced eviction of the Mesopotamian Cultural Centre. The artists vowed the continuation of their struggle to preserve Kurdish culture and language. ...

Culture and arts are forbidden in Van!

ANF - 2020-08-12 10:37
The Governorship of Van has been issuing a ban of actions and activities since the declaration of the state of emergency four years ago. ...

Is there a place for celebrity culture queens The Kardashians in the new normal? -

Belfasttelegraph - 2020-08-11 03:57

Culture sconfinate: il festival di cultura curda a Torino / Transeuropa / Home - Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa

Balcanicaucaso - 2020-08-11 00:57

Why we need optimistic visions of the future: My long-read Q&A with Ed Finn

AEI - 2020-08-11 00:09
Ed Finn explores whether America has become less future-oriented in the past half-century and whether our culture has an overly pessimistic view of the future. The post Why we need optimistic visions of the future: My long-readA with Ed Finn appeared firs ...

Young women and revolution in arts and culture

ANF - 2020-08-10 18:03
Kevana Zerin is one of the arts and cultural institutions for women in North and East Syria working for the empowerment of women through self-knowledge, culture and art. ...

75 Years Ago the US Destroyed Japanese Culture

Bignewsnetwork - 2020-08-10 10:21

75 Years Ago the US Destroyed Japanese Culture

Pressenza - 2020-08-09 09:05

For the Turkish government, Kurdish Art and Culture is a threat

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2020-08-08 13:24

New programme teaching Kurdish language, culture... |

Rûdaw - 2020-08-08 01:54

Three historical artifact smugglers arrested in Ain Issa

ANF - 2020-08-06 19:54
The smugglers will be tried for “theft of the identity, history and culture of the region”. ...

Some hope in the midst of the speech silencing wave

AEI - 2020-08-01 00:37
Amid the spread of a pervasive and potent cancel culture, two new surveys show that there is more hope for open discourse than many believe. The post Some hope in the midst of the speech silencing wave appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI ...

Erdogan Enlists Hagia Sophia and Hasankeyf in Turkey's Culture War | Foreign Affairs

Foreignaffairs - 2020-07-31 15:25

Street theatre in Shengal: The tragedy and betrayal

ANF - 2020-07-27 15:09
The theatre group of Shengal Culture and Art Centre staged a street performance. The theme was the ISIS massacre of the Yazidi population in the region six years ago. ...

Martyr Herekol Book Fair, a meeting point for different cultures

ANF - 2020-07-25 10:35
The 4th Martyr Herekol Book Fair, organized by the North and East Syrian Culture and Arts Committee, ended on Friday in Qamishlo's Zana Hall with the slogan "Read, get to know yourself!". ...

Netflix cancels Turkey series in row over gay character | Culture| Arts, music and lifestyle reporting from Germany | DW | 24.07.2020

DW - 2020-07-24 17:43

Rojava Intellectuals Union celebrates culture in Qamishlo

ANF - 2020-07-18 10:32
The 7th Culture and Art Festival, organized by the Rojava Intellectuals Union in Qamishlo, ended after 8 days of a rich and variegated programme. ...

Video of the Day: Thomas Sowell on “Life, Liberty & Levin”

AEI - 2020-07-14 00:17
Dr. Thomas Sowell was Mark Levin’s guest last night on Life, Liberty & Levin to discuss the current situation in America (cancel culture, Marxist BLM and the ubiquitous caving to their demands, defunding the police, soaring crime and murder rates, reachin ...

Catholic nudism, the USCCB, and bid to ‘eradicate’ evil | Catholic Culture

Catholicculture - 2020-07-13 23:41

Get to know Armenian culture with contemporary folk beats, political documentaries and surreal novels — The Calvert Journal

Calvertjournal - 2020-07-13 08:23

Artsakh President receives Armenia education, science, culture, sports minister

NEWS - 2020-07-08 00:14

'Secret' café to bring 'Kurdish culture to York' rejected over noise worries - YorkshireLive

Examinerlive - 2020-07-07 14:58

Luxembourg Times - Culture - Artist, queer and refugee: Rosida defies labels

Luxtimes - 2020-07-07 13:35

Le particulier et l'universel dans la sphère kurde - Ép. 3/3 - Culture politique arabe

Franceculture - 2020-07-06 12:26

PKK: We know the genocidal mentality behind Sivas massacre well

ANF - 2020-07-02 12:14
The PKK Culture and Art Committee commemorated the 33 martyrs of the Madımak Hotel, saying: "We know the murderous mentality behind the Sivas massace." ...

Activists to protest Erdogan's ministers visit to Berlin

ANF - 2020-07-01 10:13
Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu and Culture and Tourism Minister Ersoy, will be in Berlin to hold talks with German government forces. Activists are getting ready to receive them. ...

‘Where there is persecution you express your reactions with culture’ | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2020-06-28 01:22

Turkey drops bombs on Iran and Syria—targets Kurdish group it says has ties to Antifa | The Post Millennial - News, Politics, Culture, and Lifestyle

Thepostmillennial - 2020-06-22 16:28

PKK Culture Committee: Our language and culture are our existence

ANF - 2020-06-03 13:24
The PKK Culture and Art Committee called on everyone to join forces against the increasing fascist attacks on culture and language. ...

Rudaw: Women in work redefine gender roles in Halabja

Justice for Kurds - 2020-05-27 07:48 HALABJA, Kurdistan Region – In Halabja’s socially conservative culture, many believe a woman’s place is in the home. But as households stru ...

"The mountains of Kurdistan are a place of self-discovery"

ANF - 2020-05-24 14:03
Dilpak Urmiye joined the guerrilla from Eastern Kurdistan five years ago. She says: "We were alienated from our culture and language in the system I grew up in." ...

My Visit to the National Museum of African-American History and Culture

E-Kurd - 2020-05-17 10:07
Ardishir Rashidi-Kalhur | Exclusive to A few months ago, I visited the National Museum of African-American History and Culture, located on the National Mall in Washington DC. The entire building was several stories high, and its lower levels wer ...

HDP Iğdir MP Eksik: We will never accept the policy of trustees

ANF - 2020-05-15 11:28
HDP Iğdır MP Habib Eksik said that there is no reason for the appointment of trustees to HDP-run municipalities, and added that this just shows "the AKP culture of usurpation". ...

Bill Moyers on Impeachment: All Presidents Lie, But Trump Has Created a Culture of Lying | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2020-05-14 12:39

On the sidelines of Mosul, the battle for Kurdish culture | | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2020-05-13 20:12

PKK Culture and Art Committee pays tribute to Hozan Mizgîn

ANF - 2020-05-11 12:47
The PKK Culture and Art Committee issued a written message to pay tribute "Hozan Mizgîn (Gurbet Aydın) in the 28th anniversary of her martyrdom with the sense and spirit of resistance, which has become the eighth note of Kurdish music." ...

TheGroundLevel: Preserving The Bosozoku Culture

Yahoo - 2020-05-08 15:04

KCK: Destruction of graves pursues a political goal

ANF - 2020-05-08 08:18
The destruction of guerrilla graves has not sadistic but political motives: to make the Kurds renounce their language, culture and freedom, which are their fundamental rights, says KCK. ...

UNPO: Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Identity and Culture Inferiorized

UNPO - 2020-04-23 09:38

Online seminars on Kurdish language and literature

ANF - 2020-04-22 20:40
The universities of Rojava, Duhok, Inalco and Sorbonne have launched a joint study programme on Kurdish language and culture on the Internet. ...

28 years in the service of the Kurdish language

ANF - 2020-04-19 12:47
The Kurdish Institute of Istanbul was founded 28 years ago to promote the Kurdish language and culture. Already on the day of the opening the first raid took place. ...

Celebrating Omani Culture – Waging Peace - WRMEA

Wrmea - 2020-04-14 02:21

KRG Committed to Preserve and Promote Religious Coexistence, PM Barzani Says in Easter Message

BAS News - 2020-04-12 11:56
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is committed to preserve and promote the unique culture of peaceful coexistence between religious components of Kurdistan Region, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani said in an Easter message. “On the occasion o ...

Kurdistan to Remain Safe Haven for All Components: Barzani

BAS News - 2020-04-12 11:56
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region will remain a safe haven for all religious and ethnic components, Kurdish prominent leader and president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said on Saturday, stressing on preserving "the culture of toler ...

Awazê Çiya releases new album called Botan

ANF - 2020-04-09 08:27
The new album Botan of the guerrilla music group Awazê Çiya has been released on all digital platforms by the Germany Kurdish Culture Institute and the new digital music channel of the institute "4Kurdistan". ...

A compromised credit culture reduces economic growth

AEI - 2020-04-09 00:02
The CARES Act's debt-relief provisions, while designed to help struggling citizens, are doing tremendous damage to our national credit culture. They are a recipe for widespread dysfunction in our credit markets. The post A compromised credit culture reduc ...

Kevana Zêrîn Rojava pays tribute to Helin Bölek

ANF - 2020-04-05 09:31
Kevana Zêrîn Rojava Culture and Art Movement paid tribute to Grup Yorum member Helin Bölek who lost her life after 288 days on death fast. ...

Des Alpes au Kurdistan : s’évader avec trois (longs) récits d’aventure – Outside | Le magazine des amoureux de sports et culture Outdoor

Outside - 2020-04-02 20:42

Turkey vs. Syria: A Culture of Enmity

Besacenter - 2020-03-29 07:45

Two mountain Kurds, Hêvî and Yekta…

ANF - 2020-03-27 07:57
Hêvî and Yekta… Two freedom activists, the conscience of the society, members of the Martyr Sefkan Culture and Art School, two guerrillas, two artists, who take the shovel and turn whatever place in the mountaing into a stage to perform their plays. ...

Cultural heritage trying to survive: The Reşik shoes of Van

ANF - 2020-03-10 09:51
One of the most important traditions of Kurdish culture is shoemaking. The shoes called "Reşik" are produced in the small workshop of Mecit Emen in Van. Shoe manufacturer Emen said that their aim is to transfer a culture to the next generation. ...

Jinwar: Our struggle is freedom, our resistance is success

ANF - 2020-03-08 14:35
“We have the power to create an alternative, which makes it possible to develop our own culture, to live freely according to our own values, together, with our own will, our own hands, our creativity.” ...

Guerrillas: We must develop a universal culture of resistance

ANF - 2020-03-08 11:24
Speaking about 8 March, International Working Women's Day, HPG and YJA Star guerrillas stated that women should be able to establish life with their own hands through self-defense. ...

Kurdish refugee shares her culture at Carlisle event | Border - ITV News

ITV - 2020-02-29 18:26

Historical sites in Van free for soldiers but not for people

ANF - 2020-02-27 10:50
Entrance to Akdamar Island, in Van, was 15 TL last year. Now the price was increased to 25 TL by the Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism TL. People pay to visit historical sites while soldiers have free entrance. ...

Theatre play "Bûka Axê" to be performed in Maxmur

ANF - 2020-02-24 11:45
Despite the embargo and attacks, culture and art have a high status in the self-administered Maxmur refugee camp in Southern Kurdistan. The theatre group Hêvî Yekda is performing the play "Bûka Axê" there. ...

Kurds celebrate International Mother Language Day

ANF - 2020-02-21 09:35
The Kurdish Language and Culture Network held a press conference at the Diyarbakır Bar Association to mark 21 February International Mother Language Day. ...

Workshop promotes Kurdish theatre

ANF - 2020-02-20 09:13
A workshop in Kurdish theater began in Istanbul on 16 February. "If Kurdish is not turning into a culture, everyone has a responsibility in this," said Berfin Zenderlioğlu, the theater teacher of the workshop. ...

India And Portugal Sign 14 Agreements In Areas Including Defence, Culture, Yoga | League of India

Leagueofindia - 2020-02-15 15:26

Expats immersed in rural Kurdish culture on Rudaw's 'Bloom' |

Rûdaw - 2020-02-12 10:58

«Toutes les vies de Kojin» touche le Kurde sensible - Culture / Next

Liberation - 2020-02-11 22:33

'Cancel Culture' In Coal Country: Two Trump-Voting Brothers On A Mission To Fight Racism | 90.5 WESA

WESA - 2020-02-10 23:38

Memorial service for the writer Mustafa Al-hajj

SDF Press - 2020-02-10 21:35
Al-Raqqa – The Committee of Culture and Antiquities on Monday organized today a memorial service for the late writer and director Mustafa al-Hajj at the Culture and Arts Center, on the occasion of the late 40th day anniversary. Mustafa al-Hajj was a write ...

Youth Council organizes an Awareness Campaign

SDF Press - 2020-02-10 15:06
Al-Raqqa – The Youth Council and in coordination with the Education Committee and the Democratic Student Movement launched, yesterday, an awareness campaign that includes culture, ethics and the dangers of substance abuse. The campaign is targeting the yo ...

The Education Honors The Outstanding Teachers

SDF Press - 2020-02-06 20:50
Al-Tabqa – The Education Committee honored, in a celebration on Thursday, the top teachers in the first semester of the current school year, at the headquarters of Culture and Art Center. The celebration started with a minute of silence on the memory of m ...

Trump voters bring ‘cancel culture’ to Schuylkill County - WHYY

WHYY - 2020-02-05 19:25

Kurdish language initiative launched in Kobanê

ANF - 2020-02-02 17:40
Baqî Xido Culture and Art Center in Kobanê have launched a Kurdish language mobilization for children to learn and speak Kurdish correctly. ...

Faculty brass quintet group celebrates Armenian culture and tradition through music

Arbiteronline - 2020-01-27 19:42

A carpet weaver in Til Hemis

ANF - 2020-01-18 18:48
The arts and culture centre in Til Hemis, Northern Syria, supports carpet weavers in order to contribute to the preservation and development of the cultural heritage of the region. One of them is Şêxa Şelo, who learned the craft as a young girl. ...

Turkish-backed Syrian militia remove Kurdish people, culture in north Syria: Eyewitness

Kurdistan24 - 2020-01-15 09:31

Special screening in Qamishlo of the film Ji Bo Azadiyê

ANF - 2020-01-14 09:09
The film Ji Bo Azadiyê (The end will be spectacular) about the resistance of Sur was screened at Mihemed Şêxo Culture and Art Center in Qamishlo. ...

Call for mobilisation for the Kurdish language and culture

ANF - 2020-01-13 14:17
A two-day workshop on the Kurdish language and culture was held in Amed. The event was concluded with a call for mobilisation against the assimilation policy of the Turkish state. ...

Threatened by officers naming his jailed wife

ANF - 2020-01-02 10:37
Mehmet Yönay, who worked as an administrator for 8 years at the Med Culture and Arts Association, was threatened by officers naming his detained wife when he was called for his social media activity in the Istanbul Provincial Gendarmerie Command. ...

From the free mountains of Kurdistan to the southeast of Mexico

ANF - 2020-01-01 17:35
​​​​​​​“It is time for a new alliance. Against their capitalist modernity, a new culture of diplomacy, an International of hope, which makes a democratic age, a democratic modernity possible.” ...

Monsey stabbing: Journals of attacker 'referenced Jews'

BBC - 2019-12-31 01:52
Grafton Thomas, accused of attempted murder, also allegedly made references to "Nazi culture". ...

Kurdish Educator in Turkey Wants The Kids to Learn About Their Culture | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-12-22 14:00

"Las Tesis": Fighters in Rojava publish video

ANF - 2019-12-21 14:10
Fighters of the KKB/KÖG in Rojava released a video showing the performance of "Las Tesis", which has become a symbol of the worldwide struggle against the culture of rape. ...

Erdogan's threat to Western culture - Israel National News

Israelnationalnews - 2019-12-18 11:20

Yeah, Finland is great. So what?

AEI - 2019-12-10 02:48
Why is it reasonable to automatically assume what works well in a tiny country full of Finns would work equally well in a big country not full of Finns? Different people, different geography, different history, different culture. The post Yeah, Finland i ...

Fully-packed festival celebrates Korean culture at Kurdistan Region university

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-30 22:24

The Director General of Iraq’s State Board of Antiquities and Heritage explains #DenyDaeshCash

The Global Coalition - 2019-11-30 00:31
Trade in looted artefacts represented #Daesh’s 2nd largest source of funding. Defending this culture is integral towards peace building. The Director General of Iraq’s State Board of Antiquities & Heritage explains #DenyDaeshCash Article The Director Gen ...

‘A politics of nostalgia and score-settling’: how populism dominated the 2010s | Culture | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-27 23:04

Crusading Autoworkers Are Fighting to Take Back Their Union From an Employer-Backed Culture of Corruption | The Nation

Thenation - 2019-11-27 16:16

With recent spotlight on Kurds, local clothing brand highlights culture

Newschannel5 - 2019-11-26 02:58

Two-day conference in Amed on Kurdish language and culture

ANF - 2019-11-24 09:50
The second day of the 'Language and Culture Network' conference opened in Amed today. ...

How Daesh used culture to fund its terrorism

The Global Coalition - 2019-11-21 00:27
An important source of Daesh’s funding came from the looting and illicit sale of cultural artefacts in Syria and Iraq. It is estimated that the terrorists made nearly $100 million a year from these transactions. More recently, after repeated defeats, Dae ...

Washington can’t let concerns about China distract it from America’s need for a pro-innovation agenda

AEI - 2019-11-21 00:06
America has a relatively low-tax, light-regulation economy and a culture that admires business success and treats failure as a potential comeback story. In addition, America remains a premier destination for immigrants who want to do great things for the ...
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