Love Letter to Jarablus

“Some say that we are at a moment of historical transformation. Some claim that their purpose is to liberate peoples from their oppressors and persecutors. No people have been more persecuted than the Kurds. No nation has known more oppression than the Kurdish nation. Why then are there double standards in such vital questions? Why…

Turkish Communist Party Condemn Operations in Jarbalus

The operation in Jarablus, Syria bogs down Turkey into the marsh of war. This totally illegitimate and incoherent operation should be stopped immediately. Enough is enough! Do not mess Syria up anymore! The operation in Jarablus Syria bogs down Turkey into the marsh of war.This totally illegitimate and incoherent operation should be stopped immediately. Turkey…

Turkey, Syria and Iran Attack Rojava

“Some say that we are at a moment of historical transformation. Some claim that their purpose is to liberate peoples from their oppressors and persecutors. No people have been more persecuted than the Kurds. No nation has known more oppression than the Kurdish nation. Why then are there double standards in such vital questions? Why…

To Dare Imagining: Rojava Revolution

International Network in Defense of Humanity: Meeting with the Struggling Youth and Women of Kobane By Dilar Dirik In a capitalist world in which consumerism and individualism are increasingly taken to the extreme, where no cause seems worth fighting for, a collective resistance to the last bullet seems to be an inconceivably irrational act. Sacrifice,…

International Meeting with the Struggling Youth and Women of Kobane

Political Declaration of the International Meeting of Youth in Struggle – Women of Kobane, held between June 21 and 25, 2016, in the city of Maricá-RJ, Brazil, in the context of the 1st International Utopia Festival. We come from 43 nations, 4 continents. We have different cultures and backgrounds, we speak different languages. Despite diversity,…

Confederal Kurdistan: The ‘Commune of Communes’

Rosa Burç The demands pushed forward in both parts of Kurdistan are almost identical, both demonstrating an attempt at formally installing a confederal municipal system into the region. Back in the 1990s Murray Bookchin, exponent of libertarian municipalism, articulated the need to develop a “new politics”, which is “unflinchingly public, electoral on a municipal basis,…

Protecting Assets: There is No US War Against ISIS

Two years ago, President Obama said he had no strategy to combat the Islamic State. The U.S. is still not waging war against ISIS or “jihadists of any brand in Syria.” The international iihadist network is a U.S. imperial asset. “The general aim of the Obama administration’s jihadist policy, now deeply in crisis, is to…

Challenging Privilege: On Solidarity and Self-reflection

Solidarity is not a one-way charity undertaking by privileged activists, but a multidimensional process that contributes to the emancipation of everyone involved. By Dilar Dirik A German man is not impressed with the grassroots democracy project in Rojava because he has seen something similar decades ago in Latin America. A French woman reproaches Kurdish women…