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.
Statement about ethnic clansing by the Turkish state and it’s allies by the YPG Afrin Command.
YPG statement about the protests in solidarity with Afrin across Europe.
We don’t necessarily agree with everything in this article. But we reblog it because we think there are some important points in this piece.
Shortly after 09:00am today the guesthouse of resistance in Meuchefitz (Wendland/ county of Lüchow-Dannenberg) was entered with a search warrant. The search warrant was issued on the second of February and was targetted against one accused. A group of one hundred masked cops with machine guns confiscated a banner that was hanging at the front of the building.
After cops stopped and dissolved a demonstration in solidarity with Afrin in Cologne last week, a demonstration in Dortmund was banned today. Like in Hamburg today, many YPG and YPJ flags were confiscated.
The US video-sharing website YouTube shut down the People’s Defense Units (YPG)’s YouTube account on August 23 for violation of the site’s guidelines.
As anti fascists we do not hesitate to condemn last nights attack which was undoubtedly ordered or inspired by the Salafi Fascists of ISIS, Al Qaeda or similar.
German police banned a demonstration against state terrorism in Turkey. Originally the demo was planned to take place on April 8th in Mannheim, Germany. Its not the first time German police banned a demonstration against Erdogan’s terror regime.
We met and interviewed a person who travelled to Rojava to be a volunteer in the Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG). We present this interview anonymously, as wished by the person interviewed.