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Siwêd: We will end the occupation and build democratic Syria
ANF - 2020-10-20 20:01
Speaking at the 8th General Congress of Kongreya Star, Evin Siwêd, the Spokesperson of Kongreya Star, remarks that "We will end the occupation. We will build a democratic and free Syria". ...
HPC rallies in Qamishlo in solidarity with KCK campaign
ANF - 2020-10-20 18:04
Growing participation all around Kurdistan, Europe and the world in the KCK campaign “Stop Isolation, Fascism and Occupation; Time for Freedom”. ...
MEPs ask to investigate Turkey's crimes against humanity in Syria
ANF - 2020-10-20 10:11
68 MEPs demanded the end of Turkish support to jihadist groups as well as the end of the illegal occupation of North and East Syrian territories. The MEPs also asked President Sassoli to send a special delegation to North and East Syria. ...
Crimes against civilians continue in Turkish occupied Afrin
ANF - 2020-10-20 08:11
Under flimsy pretexts and excuses, the Turkish occupation army and its affiliated mercenaries continue committing crimes against civilians in Afrin. ...
Un berger tué par les forces d'occupation turques, dans le nord de la Syrie | RojInfo
Rojinfo - 2020-10-19 15:08
Artillery attacks on villages in the Shehba region
ANF - 2020-10-18 14:14
The villages of Ain Daqne and Belluniyê in the North Syrian Shehba region have been massively bombarded with artillery shells by the occupation forces. It is unclear whether people have been injured. ...
Armenians in Qamishlo protest against Turkey
ANF - 2020-10-17 18:09
Turkey's role in Azerbaijan's war against Armenia was protested in Qamishlo. "Erdogan's terror in Artsakh is the continuation of the occupation in Syria," was the title of the protest outside the Armenian association in the northern Syrian city. ...
Mercenaries plunder olive harvest in Afrin
ANF - 2020-10-17 16:52
The olive harvest belonging to the people in villages in Bilbile district in Afrin occupied canton was looted by the mercenaries of the Turkish occupation, in an incident that is repeated with the start of every olive harvest season. ...
Occupation forces bomb a village in Girê Spî
ANF - 2020-10-14 19:41
The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries have bombed the Saroj village in Girê Spî countryside. ...
Halte à la politique turque d’Isolement, de Fascisme et d’Occupation ! - Mille Babords
Millebabords - 2020-10-14 14:14
Turkish brutality in Afrin: Civilian crushed by military vehicle
ANF - 2020-10-13 19:40
While a civilian was brutally crushed by a military vehicle in Afrin, which is under Turkish occupation, another was kidnapped. ...
Women establish initiative against occupation and femicide
ANF - 2020-10-12 19:45
Many women, including representatives of women's organizations from the Middle East, formed an initiative with the motto "For security and peace, fight against occupation and femicide" to document the crimes committed by the colonial powers and Turkey. ...
Thousands protest against international conspiracy in Kobanê
ANF - 2020-10-09 20:56
Masses protested against the October 9 international conspiracy and vowed to frustrate the conspiracy and occupation attacks. ...
Autonomous Administration: Turkey must be called to account
ANF - 2020-10-09 15:23
We will end the occupation, achieve victory, and build a democratic country dominated by peace and security, said the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria. ...
Osê: Our goal is to end the occupation
ANF - 2020-10-09 12:55
Emine Osê, the Co-Presidency Spokesperson of the Autonomous Administration of North-East Syria, states that their existence depends on the liberation of the occupied areas and adds, “Our people will return to their land. All our efforts are made for this” ...
MSD issues statement on the anniversary of the Turkish invasion
ANF - 2020-10-09 09:54
On the anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Serêkaniyê and Girê Spî, the Syrian Democratic Council issued a statement calling for an independent investigation into the war crimes of the occupation forces. ...
Women in NE Syria launch campaign against occupation and genocide
ANF - 2020-10-08 18:27
Women's organizations in North-East Syria call on all women's organizations and movements around the world to support the Women's Revolution. ...
Peace in Kurdistan joins campaign calling for Freedom for Ocalan
ANF - 2020-10-07 08:50
The campaign “End Isolation, Fascism and Occupation - Time for Freedom" was launched on 12 September. The Kurds have now declared that 10 October will be a global Freedom for Ocalan Day. ...
Ending Turkish occupation of Iraq – It’s now or never
Washington Kurdish Institute - 2020-10-06 21:02
Turkey’s mercenaries attack graves in occupied Afrin
ANF - 2020-10-06 18:04
Islamist gangs under the command of the Turkish occupation state continue committing war crimes in the occupied territories of North-East Syria. ...
People of al-Bab rise up against occupation
ANF - 2020-10-06 17:39
Protests followed the violent explosion that shook the al-Bab city today. ...
WATER RESTORES LIFE AND LIVELIHOODS IN NORTHEAST SYRIA
The Global Coalition - 2020-10-06 16:15
When Daesh (ISIS) occupation ended in western Deir ez-Zor governorate of northeast Syria in February 2017, communities faced the challenge of rebuilding. Years of conflict destroyed critical services, including access to electricity and water, which limi ...
Youth march in Ain Issa against Turkish occupation
ANF - 2020-10-05 18:35
More people are taking to the streets in North-East Syria in protest at the Turkish occupation of their lands. ...
Meurtres, viols, enlèvements, pillages… La tragédie d’Afrin continue sous l’occupation turque | RojInfo
Rojinfo - 2020-10-05 15:20
Internationalist Commune in Rojava supports KCK campaign
ANF - 2020-10-05 12:55
The Internationalist Commune of Rojava issued a statement to announce its support to the KCK campaign "End isolation, fascism, occupation: Time to ensure Freedom“. ...
People of Tabqa march against occupation
ANF - 2020-10-04 20:50
Protests against Turkish-jihadist occupation in North-East Syria continue. ...
Long March activists leave Çilaxa heading towards Girkê Legê
ANF - 2020-10-04 09:38
The long march promoted by the young members of the Syrian Revolutionary Youth Movement is part of the "End of Isolation, Fascism, Occupation: Time to Ensure Freedom" initiative launched by the KCK. ...
Kongreya Star stages "Long March" in Shehba
ANF - 2020-10-03 18:55
The umbrella organization of the women's movement in northeast Syria, Kongreya Star participates with a long march through Shehba in the KCK campaign "Stop isolation, fascism and occupation - time for freedom". ...
Turkish jets bomb Amadiya countryside
ANF - 2020-10-01 21:04
The Turkish state continues its occupation attacks against Southern Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. ...
Anwar Muslim: Occupied territories in NE Syria are Turkified
ANF - 2020-10-01 17:40
Anwar Muslim stated that the Turkish occupation state was one of the countries that fueled the conflict in Syria, occupied several regions, and began to Turkify them by imposing its language and currency by force. ...
Protests against repression in Athens and Montpellier
ANF - 2020-09-30 16:26
In Athens and Montpellier, there have been protest actions in the framework of the campaign "End isolation, fascism and occupation - time for freedom". ...
Occupation forces loot another archaeological site in Gire Spi
ANF - 2020-09-29 17:42
The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries continue to loot important archaeological sites with the aim of obliterating the cultural and civilizational heritage of the peoples of the region. ...
People in Serêkaniyê rise up against violations and crimes
ANF - 2020-09-28 17:34
After militiamen of the occupation troops kidnapped and robbed people from villages near Serêkaniyê in northern Syria, there were fierce protests in the villages. ...
Pro-Turkish militias compete for spoils of war
ANF - 2020-09-28 14:36
There are daily clashes among the militias of the Turkish occupation regime in the region around the northern Syrian cities of Girê Spî and Serêkaniyê. The area around Til Temir is particularly affected. ...
There is no foreign occupation of Iraq, no reason to fire rockets: EU ambassador
Rûdaw - 2020-09-28 13:29
Kurdish culture conference in Heilbronn
ANF - 2020-09-28 09:06
A Kurdish cultural conference was held in Heilbronn, Germany, with the title "Cultural resistance against occupation and genocide". ...
Turkish army preparing for a new occupation operation in Bashur
ANF - 2020-09-27 14:28
The Turkish state is reportedly preparing for a new occupation operation against several areas in Heftanin and Metina regions in Southern Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. ...
New work by Rojava Film Commune: "Berbû"
ANF - 2020-09-24 16:42
The new film "Berbû" of the Rojava Film Commune was shot in Dêrik and deals with the changes in the lives of women after the occupation of Serêkaniyê by Turkey. ...
Kurdish youth rally in Paris and Marseille
ANF - 2020-09-24 16:10
In the Parisian suburb of Villier le Bel and in Marseille, activists of the Kurdish youth movement carried out actions within the framework of the political campaign "End isolation, fascism and occupation - time for freedom". ...
Bayık: The KCK campaign will bring us closer to our goal
ANF - 2020-09-24 09:51
KCK Executive Council co-chair, Cemil Bayık, spoke to Sterk Tv about Kurdistan, Turkey, the developments in the Middle East as well as the campaign launched by the KCK called 'End isolation, fascism, occupation; Time to Ensure Freedom". ...
Turkish-backed mercenaries clash in Til Temir countryside
ANF - 2020-09-22 16:07
Clashes broke out between the mercenary groups affiliated with the Turkish occupation army in the countryside of Til Temir (Tal Tamr). ...
The HBDH Executive Committee said that the "End isolation, fascism, occupation: Tume to ensure freedom" campaign launched by the KCK on 12 September, will strengthen the united revolutionary struggle. ...
Women in Raqqa protest the Turkish occupation of their lands
ANF - 2020-09-21 15:45
The crimes committed by the invading Turkish state against the peoples of North and East Syria were protested in Raqqa by the march promoted by the Young Women's Union. ...
PYNK calls for action against crimes and occupation in Syria
ANF - 2020-09-20 17:37
The Kurdish National Unity Parties (PYNK) welcomed the report issued by the United Nations, which highlighted Turkey's crimes against the Kurdish people, and called on the international community to end the Turkish occupation of Kurdish and Syrian areas. ...
Occupation attack injures a woman in a village of Manbij
ANF - 2020-09-20 17:01
The Turkish state and jihadist proxies continue their genocidal attacks seeking to invade the entire North-East Syrian territory in violation of international law. ...
Kurdish Cultural Festival in the Hague
ANF - 2020-09-20 16:16
A political-cultural festival was held in the Hague. The main topic was the resistance in Kurdistan against Turkish occupation. ...
Young people in Paris march against fascism and isolation
ANF - 2020-09-20 09:31
Young people gathered in the Villeneuve Saint George suburb of Paris and held an action within the scope of the "End of Isolation, Fascism, Occupation: Bi Hev Re Serhildan" initiative. ...
Turkish-backed mercenaries attack people in Serêkaniyê
ANF - 2020-09-20 08:57
The Turkish state and its mercenaries attacked the people protesting the pillage and occupation in the city of Serêkaniyê in North East Syria and injured many people. ...
HPG says many Turkish soldiers killed in the past week
ANF - 2020-09-20 08:03
The People's Defense Forces (HPG) attacked the Turkish army in several regions of North and South Kurdistan as part of the KCK initiative called "Time to end isolation, fascism and occupation. Time to ensure freedom". ...
Kurdish women in Russia join the KCK campaign
ANF - 2020-09-18 20:33
Worldwide support for the campaign launched by the KCK on September 12 against isolation, occupation and fascism. ...
Occupation forces kidnap 10 civilians in Afrin
ANF - 2020-09-18 17:23
Thousands of civilians have been kidnapped in Afrin since it was occupied by the Turkish army and allied mercenaries in March 2018. ...
Kurdish youth announce participation in the KCK campaign
ANF - 2020-09-17 15:31
The Kurdish youth organisations KJC and the KC declare their participation in the campaign launched by the KCK on September 12 under the motto "End isolation, fascism and occupation; time for freedom". ...
Turkey’s occupation of Cyprus - Opinion - Ahram Online
Ahram - 2020-09-17 12:31
Palestinian President Abbas: No peace if occupation continues
ANF - 2020-09-16 10:21
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in a statement that the normalization deals signed by Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain will not lead to regional peace. ...
Rally in Strasbourg: Time for freedom and an end to fascism
ANF - 2020-09-15 16:19
In front of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, representatives of various organizations from Kurdistan and Turkey expressed their support for the KCK campaign against isolation, fascism and occupation. ...
Kurdish institutions in Europe support the KCK initiative
ANF - 2020-09-15 07:52
“We, as the Kurdish parties and institutions in Europe, find the breakthrough and call made by the KCK right, and we will participate in all actions with the slogan: "End Isolation and Fascism and Occupation. Time to Ensure Freedom". ...
PYD launches campaign against occupation in the Euphrates region
ANF - 2020-09-14 22:25
PYD calls on the peoples of North and East Syria, all political parties, civil society organizations and women and youth as the leading figures of society to join the campaign. ...
Activists in the UK and Armenia protest isolation
ANF - 2020-09-14 08:57
The Kurdish organisations in England and Armenia, joined the "Stop Isolation, Fascism, Occupation, Time to Ensure Freedom" initiative with action and press statements. ...
HRE claims responsibility for blast at Turkish base in Afrin
ANF - 2020-09-13 15:06
Afrin has been under the occupation of the Turkish army and allied mercenaries since March 2018. ...
"What's Turkey doing here?"
ANF - 2020-09-13 13:04
The Turkish state continues to attack the civilian population in northern Syria in order to depopulate the region and expand its zone of occupation. The US and Russia, under whose aegis the ceasefire agreement was signed, are just watching. ...
Activists in Gavle and Toronto protest isolation
ANF - 2020-09-13 10:54
Following the announcement by the KCK last week of the “End to Isolation, Fascism and Occupation. Time to Ensure Freedom" campaign, an action was held in Gävle, Sweden and in Toronto, Canada. ...
Kurds take to the streets in Europe: The Time of freedom has come
ANF - 2020-09-12 21:07
Kurds in Europe kicked start the "End isolation, fascism, occupation; Time to ensure freedom" campaign in many cities. ...
Explosion at Turkish military base in Afrin
ANF - 2020-09-12 18:42
Afrin has been under the occupation of the Turkish army and allied mercenaries since March 2018. ...
Women in Raqqa call for unity against occupation
ANF - 2020-09-12 16:25
Women in the Raqqa city took to the streets to denounce the crimes committed in Turkish occupied regions in North-East Syria. ...
22 people tortured to death in Afrin
ANF - 2020-09-11 13:33
The human rights organization of Afrin has registered the death of 22 civilians in the past three months due to torture by the occupation forces in the city. Six of those murdered are women. ...
KCK to launch a revolutionary campaign on September 12
ANF - 2020-09-10 10:41
KCK to launch a revolutionary democratic campaign on September 12 under the motto “Stop Isolation, Fascism, Occupation; Time to Ensure Freedom”. ...
Syrie. La Turquie détruit le patrimoine kurde @Evin_Jiyan_21_P
L'Important - 2020-09-07 13:41
SYRIE / ROJAVA ? Appel aux organisations de défense des droits humains et du patrimoine de l?humanité à intervenir pour protéger les sites archéologiques des régions kurdes du Rojava pillés par l?occupation turque. La coprésidente du con ...
Autonomous Administration says it will liberate occupied regions
ANF - 2020-09-07 08:17
The Northern and Eastern Syrian Autonomous Administration said on the second anniversary of its establishment that the regions under Turkish occupation will be liberated. ...
Lives changed completely due to the Turkish aggression
ANF - 2020-09-06 19:10
The life of the people in the Umm Al-Keif village has been turned upside down, from a safe life to a life full of fear and terror, after the repeated indiscriminate bombing of the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries. ...
War crimes: Two civilians abducted in Zirgan
ANF - 2020-09-06 16:00
The Turkish occupation army and allied jihadist gangs continue committing crimes against the people in occupied territories of North-East Syria. ...
Report: Increasing violence in occupied Afrin
ANF - 2020-09-06 15:12
Statistics from the month of August after two and a half years of Turkish occupation. ...
There are winners and losers in normalisation with the occupation state – Middle East Monitor
Middleeastmonitor - 2020-09-05 00:27
“Turkey’s acts seek to obliterate the heritage of the region”
ANF - 2020-09-04 14:41
Call upon human rights and humanitarian organizations, such as UNESCO, to take mechanisms to protect antiquities and archaeological sites under the control of the Turkish occupation. ...
Tribesman kidnapped by occupying forces in Girê Spî
ANF - 2020-09-03 16:47
In a village near Girê Spî in the Turkish occupation zone in northern Syria, a member of the al-Bu Asaf tribe was abducted from his home by Turkish-backed militiamen. About 200 people protested outside a Turkish base. ...
Occupation forces bulldoze archaeological hill in Girê Spî
ANF - 2020-09-01 18:39
Turkish occupation forces and mercenaries bulldoze most important archaeological hill in Girê Spi to loot it. ...
KJK: Let's stand up against occupation on World Peace Day!
ANF - 2020-08-31 10:30
In a written statement, the KJK Coordination sent messages against war, slaughter of women, isolation and occupation on the occasion of 1 September, World Peace Day, and called on Kurds to unite. ...
Occupation forces want to block M4 in Northern Syria
ANF - 2020-08-30 15:24
The Turkish occupying forces in northern Syria want to occupy and depopulate further parts of the region. Especially the international traffic route M4 is exposed to heavy attacks. 13 people from the civilian population have lost their lives there. ...
We must protect Kurds' achievements
ANF - 2020-08-30 10:49
The occupation of the Turkish state in South Kurdistan continues. Dozens of people, especially civilians are dying in the attacks. ...
'We overturned the Turkish state's plans in Heftanin'
ANF - 2020-08-26 09:20
The Turkish state's occupation attacks on Heftanin continue. Guerrilla Çekdar said: "We overturned the Turkish state's plans in Heftanin". ...
People in Sherawa struggling to contain coronavirus pandemic
ANF - 2020-08-24 10:51
People in Sherawa are fighting both against the hardship of the occupation and the coronavirus pandemic. ...
KCK calls for unity against Turkey’s occupation attacks
ANF - 2020-08-23 16:48
As the Turkish state wants to extend its occupation attacks to guerrilla areas, KCK warns that Turkey’s plan was to annex Southern Kurdistan and Rojava next and this would remove all obstacles to its neo-Ottoman expansion in the Middle East. ...
People demand the resignation of government in Southern Kurdistan
ANF - 2020-08-23 14:48
People took to the streets across Southern Kurdistan, Northern Iraq and called for the resignation of the regional government over its silence on Turkey’s occupation attacks, the economic crisis and issues with health services. ...
Urgent call for action against Turkey cutting off water to Heseke
ANF - 2020-08-22 18:29
Human rights organizations and civil society organizations condemned the Turkish occupation’s cutting off water to Al-Hasakah and affirmed that this act is a “war crime and genocide” in accordance with international laws. ...
Syrian Patriarch writes to UN, EU for Heseke left without water
ANF - 2020-08-22 17:33
For more than 10 days, armed factions supported by the Turkish occupation have deliberately cut off water for the people of Heseke. ...
Curfew imposed ahead of protest demonstration in Sheladize
ANF - 2020-08-22 16:00
As part of ongoing protests against Turkish occupation, a demonstration has been organised in Sheladize for Saturday evening against the increasingly ongoing Turkish attacks. ...
Occupation forces bomb Til Rifat
ANF - 2020-08-22 14:33
The Turkish army and allied mercenaries continue their attacks against North and East Syria in violation of international law. ...
Turkish troops destroy civilians' houses in Heftanin
ANF - 2020-08-22 13:50
After the Turkish occupation troops took the village of Banikê in the Heftanin region of Southern Kurdistan, houses were looted and burned down. ...
Edhem Barzani condemns Turkey's genocidal attacks
ANF - 2020-08-21 16:06
Growing reactions against Turkey’s occupation attacks and operations in Northern Iraq. ...
Heavy clashes between guerrillas and Turkish soldiers in Heftanin
ANF - 2020-08-20 14:27
The Turkish state’s occupation operation in Heftanin region of Southern Kurdistan, Northern Iraq continues. ...
BBC Anchor Presses Pashinyan On Armenia's Occupation Of Nagorno-Karabakh - Caspian News
Caspiannews - 2020-08-18 18:28
Attack injures two civilians in Ain Issa
ANF - 2020-08-17 20:30
Occupation forces continue targeting civilians in their genocidal campaign seeking to invade North-East Syria. ...
Syrian official to Kurds: Rejoin government side and fight occupation together - Syria - Haaretz.com
Haaretz - 2020-08-15 17:32
"It's like hell in occupied Girê Spî"
ANF - 2020-08-12 14:28
Meryem Mihemed, who fled from the Turkish occupied region of Girê Spî, reports of atrocities committed by the occupation forces in the northern Syrian city. ...
Occupation forces kidnap five more civilians in Afrin
ANF - 2020-08-12 13:56
Afrin has been occupied by Turkey since March 2018. Kidnappings are a common source of income for the Islamist mercenaries of the Turkish state. ...
The Raqqa artists who reintroduced cultural activity to the city after Daesh attempted to destroy it
The Global Coalition - 2020-08-11 06:28
Haidar Jum’a al-Hamo is a Syrian artist from the city of Raqqa whose work reflects the state of art throughout Daesh’s occupation of the city. Before Daesh took control in 2014, Haidar created doz-ens of stone statues with his father from whom he learnt ...
Cemil Bayık: Everyone should claim the Heftanin Resistance
ANF - 2020-08-07 10:44
"The Turkish state wants to break the will of the Kurdish people targeting Kurdish women, youth and children. That’s why they attack women. Because women oppose fascism, occupation, oppression, slavery and represents freedom and democracy," Bayik said. ...
Attack by occupation forces injures 3 children in Ain Issa
ANF - 2020-08-01 19:50
The Turkish state continues its genocidal attacks against the Kurdish people in various parts of Kurdistan. ...
HPG: Four Turkish soldiers killed in Şırnak countryside
ANF - 2020-07-31 15:33
Guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the Turkish occupation army in Kurdistan. ...
50-year-old victim of torture in Afrin speaks out
ANF - 2020-07-31 14:01
A 50-year-old woman from Afrin tells of severe torture in custody under the Turkish-controlled occupation regime in Afrin. She was tortured for 26 days. ...
Afrin : Une femme raconte un an de torture par les forces d'occupation | RojInfo