Kulden krever liv i Syria: To barn døde i beryktet leir

Kulde, sykdom og underernæring tar livet av barn i Al Hol. I går døde to barn. En kvinne bærer et lite barn i leiren Al Hol. Rundt 68.000 personer bor i leiren, som ligger nordøst i Syria. Et ukjent antall er medlemmer av terrorgruppa…

Armed officers swoop on father, 49, for sending £150 to his son who fought with Kurdish forces against jihadis

Front line: Dan Newey with a YPG comrade in 2017. His Kurdish-led military unit was backed by Britain and trained by the SAS Original article by Mark Nicol Defence, The Daily Mail, December 28, 2019 Paul Newey is accused of funding terrorism…

Murder, Looting, and Displacement: Two Months into Turkey’s Invasion of Eastern Syria

Original article by Akmckeever, December 27, 2019 Dubbed “Operation Peace Spring,” Turkey’s most recent intervention into Syria has by now been going on for more than two months. Green-lit by the withdrawal of American troops from…

Father of British YPG volunteer in Syria arrested over terrorism offences

Exclusive: Paul Newey is first Briton to face investigation for terrorism offences related to family member joining Kurdish-led group Dan Newey, who travelled to Syria in 2017 to join the YPG. Photograph: c/o Dan Newey Original article…

Rojava Information Center, a media bridge to the world outside

Kurdish women and children attend a celebration in the semi-autonomous region in northern Syria, Rojava, Aug. 22, 2017.Jade Sacker/NurPhoto via Getty Images Original article by Marta Bellingreri, Al Monitor, December 24, 2019 QAMISHLI,…

Nordsyrien: Keine internationale humanitäre Hilfe in Sicht

Archivbild: Angriffe auf Tall Abyad/Gire Spi im Oktober 2019. Foto: Orhan Erkılıç/gemeinfrei Original article by Elke Dangeleit, Heise, December 23, 2019 Der Krieg der Türkei gegen die kurdische Selbstverwaltung: 300.000 Binnenflüchtlinge,…

‘They will simply kill you’: Syrian Kurds still fear wrath of Turkey-backed proxies

Syrian Kurds who escaped the Turkish incursion fear they will never be able to return Thousands of refugees have arrived in Northern Iraq since the beginning of the conflict, with many saying they paid to be smuggled through the Syrian border.…

THE LINGUISTIC PEDAGOGY OF CO-EXISTENCE AT KURDISH SCHOOLS

Original article by Daniel Stefani and Edmund Ruge, Eduniperiferias, December 20, 2019 Experiments in Radically Democratic Education: Rojava’s Revolutionary Model at Risk Amid Geopolitics Following the publication of “Kurdish…

Report: The Political System of North and East Syria

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The new RIC report, 'Beyond the frontlines - The building of the democratic system in North and East Syria,' describes the system of political organization in North and East Syria. We spoke to over 50 political actors in North and East…

Database: November sleeper-cell attacks and raids

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ISIS sleeper-cell attacks rise by 63% following Turkish invasion, November figures confirm: Key Facts: Following the Turkish invasion, sleeper-cell attacks have risen 63%, with 83 documented attacks in November compared to 51 in September…

Database file: November sleeper-cell attacks and raids

This data was produced in collaboration with OSINT researcher Caki. The live map can be explored here and the press release can be read here.

The Trajectory of ISIS’ Crimes Within The International Legal Framework

Original article by Matteo Russo, EER, December 9th, 2019 While the Islamic State lost its supreme leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and is on the verge of renovating the chain of command, the international community is now confronted…

L’esercito di Erdogan, e i suoi alleati islamici, stanno massacrando la popolazione curda

Civili siriani scappano dai bombardamenti turchi a Ras al Ayn (Delil SOULEIMAN/AFP/LaPresse) Original article by Rajawadunia, December 8th, 2019 A dare forma alla violenza è la banca dati realizzata dal Rojava Information Center, in…

I crimini di guerra turchi nel nord est della Siria

Original article by Futura D'Aprile, December 7th, 2019 La safe zone imposta nel nord est della Siria a seguito di un accordo tra la Russia e la Turchia si dimostra sempre meno sicura ogni giorno che passa. A mettere in evidenza la continua…

Cambridgeshire police asked to arrest Turkey’s Erdogan for war crimes

The authoritarian president visited a new eco-mosque in Cambridge Original article by Steve Sweeney, December 5th, 2019 CAMBRIDGESHIRE police were asked to arrest Turkey’s authoritarian President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for war crimes…