Kurdish Movement Commemorates Fidel Castro

Kurdish Question The Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) has issued a written statement in memory of the revolutionary, Fidel Castro, who died last week. The umbrella organisation of the Kurdish movement, the KCK, has released a statement commemorating the life of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, who led the small island to a revolution in 1959. The statement said that…

When Afghanistan Called Fidel and Cuba Answered

One of the lesser known facts of 20th-century world history is Cuba’s military help in Afghanistan during the critical years of the Saur Revolution of 1978. By Fraidoon Amel One of the most striking world historical beacons in the 20th century is revolutionary Cuba’s meaningful, spartan, and heroic internationalism. While Cuba’s internationalist solidarity still exists…

Erdogan’s War on Women

Dilar Dirik Kurdish women in one of the strongest and most radical women’s movements in the world are taking a battering from the Turkish state with impunity – as Europe looks the other way. Ayla Akat Ata, spokeswoman of Free Women’s Congress (KJA), 8th March celebration 2014 when she was still an MP. ‘’We will…

The Dialectic of Fascism, Resistance and Revolution in Turkey-Bakur

By Cihad Hammy Following the failed coup attempt in July, Turkey’s ruling party, the AKP, declared a state of emergency throughout Turkey. President Erdogan infamously called the failed coup a “gift from God”, setting a new stage in Turkey; the movement from being the Middle-East’s so-called “model democracy” to Islamo-Turkish fascism. This new stage manifests…

Kongreya Star Demand Freedom for All Resisting Women

Freedom For All Resisting Women In The Name of AYLA AKAT ATA and GÜLTAN KIŞANAK The attacks, detentions and arrests towards the people and their representatives as a part of the ongoing state violence in Kurdistan since July 2015 have reached its peak in the last 3 days. Gültan Kışanak, as the first Co-Mayor of…

Djibouti: Springboard for US Military Intervention

By Andrei Akulov The US is dramatically increasing the tempo of its military operations in MENA (the Middle East and North Africa), especially in the Horn of Africa. Djibouti has an important role to play in the military planning. The small republic guards the entrance to the Red Sea and Suez Canal to make it a perfect…