How Syrian women are resisting patriarchy, the nation-state and the Turkish invasion

Photography by HPC Original article by Rosel Jackson Stern, Gal Dem, November 20th, 2019 Out of the Syrian civil war, a revolution has flourished in a de-facto autonomous region north-east of the country: Rojava. The Kurdish nation has…

La guerra sporca di Erdogan contro i curdi non si è fermata

Armi chimiche, bombe sulle ambulanze, favori all’Isis che ha moltiplicato gli attacchi. Rapporto dal fronte siriano di cui non si parla più foto - Alessio Mamo Original article by Marta Bellingreri, L'Espresso, November 19th, 2019 A…

These Kurdish Women Fought on the Frontlines Against ISIS. Now They’re the No. 1 Target in Syria

Female fighters symbolized the feminist revolution in the Kurdish enclave of Rojava. But since the Turkish invasion in October, they’re increasingly vulnerable to sexual violence on the frontline. YPJ soldiers in the Rojava army. (Andia…

Civilians describe the misery of being forced from their homes by Turkey’s brutal invasion of northern Syria

Original article by Ed Sykes, The Canary, November 16th, 2019 Last month, NATO member Turkey invaded the largely-Kurdish areas of northern Syria (aka Rojava). The Turkish-led invaders have faced accusations of ethnic…

Women and Children First: Repatriating the Westerners Affiliated with ISIS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and President Trump hold a joint press conference following their meeting at the White House in Washington, D.C., on November 13, 2019.HALIL SAGIRKAYA / ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES Original article…

Die christlichen Kämpferinnen von Tell Tamer

Im Norden Syriens leiden Minderheiten wie die Christen unter der türkischen Offensive. Auch sie fühlen sich verraten. Nicht nur Männer bereiten sich auf den Kampf vor. Nisha Gorie, die Sprecherin der Fraueneinheit des Militärrats der…

Russians enter US air base near Kobani after US forces left: SDF official

Russian forces on Thursday entered the US landing base near Kobani after US troops left, November 14, 2019(Photo: Redwan Bezar/Kurdistan 24) Original article by Wladimir van Wilgenburg, Kurdistan 24, November 14th, 2019 ERBIL (Kurdistan…

Nordsyrien: Der Exodus der Christen und Armenier

Bombardements bei Tel Tamer. Bild: ANF Original article by Elke Dangeleit, Telepolis, November 13th, 2019 Von Waffenruhe kann keine Rede sein, die Angriffe gehen täglich weiter Der Nahe Osten ist eines der großen Herkunftsgebiete…

Decenas de personas participan en el funeral del sacerdote católico armenio asesinado por Estado Islámico en Siria

Original article by Redaccion. La Vanguardia, November 12th, 2019 El sacerdote de la Iglesia Católica armenia asesinado el lunes junto a su padre por el grupo yihadista Estado Islámico ha sido enterrado este martes en la localidad…

Turkey Is Accused of War Crimes in Syria. Here Are Three Questions Trump Should Ask Erdogan.

Original article by by Arielle Del Turco, November 12th, 2019 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is headed to the White House to meet with President Trump on Wednesday, November 13. Members of Congress have objected to this meeting…