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A new conspiracy targets Sinjar

Once more, it seems the Yezidi-populated area Sinjar is under imminent threat – as it has been for quite a while. Sinjar has become a thorn in Erdogan’s eye, as the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) has been operating there freely. Yet, this time, the threat seems larger than a sole Turkish invasion of PKK-controlled territory…. Continue Reading →

The boys of Mariwan

Hedwig KuijpersOriginally published in Dutch. Sirwan Kasrayi (15), Ramyar Kawe (16, mentally handicapped), Aresh Danishwar (17) and Zanyar Enayati (17) went outside on a clear Wednesday night. At a picnic site in the mountains, they were recruited by PJAK. Two of the boys managed to escape, the other two are still missing. Much has been… Continue Reading →

PJAK leader becomes Kobani History Teacher

and other examples of the PKK Shadow Government running ‘Rojava’ The much-praised ‘Rojava’ project in North-East Syria has ridden most of its popularity in the West through their fight against ISIS and their ideology ‘Democratic Confederalism’, that promotes a form of grassroots governing by local people on the ground, structured from neighbourhood ‘communes’, to ‘city… Continue Reading →

Turkey takes Biden for a test-ride

“We may come there overnight, all of a sudden,” Turkish president Tayyip Recep Erdogan said on Friday, when asked about a possible upcoming Turkish operation in Sinjar. This is the same phrase he has used before invading North-Syria. “Turkey is always ready to carry out joint operations against the PKK with Iraq but we cannot… Continue Reading →

Chomsky’s speech for the Kurds ended up as an unexpected message to the world

The famous American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist, Avram Noam Chomsky was invited to hold the inauguration speech for the Rojava University’s second semester in Qamishlo, Syria. He held an extremely interesting lecture that had nothing to do with the Kurds’ social experiment in North-East Syria at all, but anything… Continue Reading →

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