Following Donald Trump’s surprise announcement that he is withdrawing US troops from Syria, we’ve received the following message from an anarchist in Rojava, spelling out what this means for the region and what the stakes are on a global scale. For background, consult our earlier articles, “Understanding the Kurdish Resistance” and “The Struggle Is not for Martyrdom but for Life.”Continue reading The Threat to #Rojava – An Anarchist in Syria Speaks on the Real Meaning of Trump’s Withdrawal
It’s well known that attacks on the HDP in Northern Kurdistan (Turkey) are part of an overall repression of the Kurdish people. Attacks on their language, tradition, institutions, and way of life have been common place for years, but particularly since Erdogan’s “crack down” or post-coup attempt “purge.” Turkish nationalism is peaking, and Turkish society is suffering as a result.
Continue reading Brutal Attacks on HDP Part of Systematic Ethnic Cleansing in Turkey