One year ago today the fascist Turkish state launched its brazen invasion of Afrin canton in Rojava. Empowered by the imperialist powers, specifically Russia, the US, and several EU/NATO countries, Turkey embarked on a barbaric campaign aimed at stopping revolutionary momentum in Rojava, and continuing its colonial campaign against Kurdish liberation.Continue reading #Afrin: One Year of Resistance
Under the banner of International Pink Bloc Solidarity with Afrin, we are holding a fundraiser to contribute to the call out for international solidarity with the people of Afrin, Rojava, who have been forced to flee their peaceful homes after Turkey’s fascist invasion & destruction of the canton in Northern Syria.
On Saturday about 250 people protested in solidarity with Afrin and Rojava, and against arms manufacturer Rheinmetall in Düsseldorf, Germany. Rheinmetall headquarters are in the capital of the German state Nord Rhine Westphalia (Düsseldorf). A reportback.
[VIDEO] The „Women Rise Up For Afrin“ Campaign enters the 2nd stage. Zozan Sima, member of the Jineoloji Academy Rojava explains the connection between the war in Efrin, worldwide rising fascism and the importance of women’s revolution.
YPG International released a statement saluting Abdullah Öcalan’s 69th birthday. In the statement, YPG International called on all their comrades, friends, and all revolutionaries to use their legitimate right to retaliate against the global fascism of the Turkish state and against its collaborators.
The organizers of todays demo of Turkish fascists and nationalists announced yesterday that they were expecting 1000 people on their demo, but only about 300 showed up earlier today. At the autonomous center (AZ Wuppertal) people confronted the fascists and nationalists with spontaneous counter protests. A reportback.
Germany: Cops raided facilities of the Kurdish association NAV-DEM in Hannover yesterday. During the raid cops confiscated a lot of material of the association.
A comrade and friend of the late YPJ fighter Anna Campbell organized a memorial in Olympia, as they were unable to attend Anna’s memorial in her hometown of Bristol, UK.
Statement from Şehîd Şevger’s anarchist comrades in Rojava.
Call for a rally in solidarity with Rojava in Philadelphia, city hall, on April 2, 5:00pm (local time).