Newsletter #05 – The resistance continue, and our ecological works too.

Dear friends, March has passed by, with more feelings of sadness and anger about the situation in Afrin. Several friends have fallen şehid fighting against the brutal invasion conducted by the Turkish army, and some of them were internationalist fighters. Thousands of families have been expelled from their houses escaping from the brutality of the […]

Make Rojava Green Again! Pictures gallery – March 2018

Besides the bad news of Afrin, in March we continued working on our ecological project to Make Rojava Green Again. With the rains of winter everything become green, and the firsts days of march have the perfect weather for continue planting shoots and open new gardens. We are planting different kind of trees and starting […]

Make Rojava Green Again! Pictures gallery – February 2018

After launch our campaign, we continued our works for make Rojava green again, with all the energy and ideas that people from all around the world start to share with us. After the discussions with the ecology committee, the visits to the Hayaka natural reserve and the tree nursery [check the galleries from before], we […]

The resistance is not over – Open letter after the #WorldAfrinDay

[Letter in english, translations below: spanish, french, portuguese,]   We, who are working here in Rojava as internationals, are part of the worldwide fight of the opressed against the reign of state, capital and pathriarchy. – șehid Hêlîn Qercox The #WorldAfrinDay has been a historical example of resistance and international solidarity. Thousands took to the […]

What has happened in Afrin? A guide to understand the Middle East puzzle

Afrin has become the scene of the latest episode of the bloody war in Syria. After two months of intense resistance, the SDF [Syrian Democratic Forces, a multiethnic militia led by the Kurdish YPJ/YPG] have withdrawn from the city that gives its name to the Afrin Canton so as to ensure that civilians have an […]

Pîroz be Newroz! Happy Newroz! – Greeting message from the Internationalist Commune

This Newroz we want to thank all the international solidarity with the revolution in Northern Syria and the Afrin resistance, especially all the people working for organize actions and movilizations in solidarity with the #WorldAfrinDay. All the demonstrations and initiatives to defend Afrin are very important, not only for raising awareness all around the world, […]

‘Dear Hêlîn, or Anna, because I know you liked your both names’ – Letter to revolutionary Sehid Hêlîn Qereçox

  Dear Hêlîn, or Anna -because I know you liked your both names-, you were like the sun. You radiated light and heat, you gave life to all those people who crossed your path, that’s why all people who knew you loved you, they admired you. I admired you, Hêlîn, for your strong and loving […]

One week in Afrin, one week of resistance 27/02/18 – Defend Afrin, Resistance Diaries #07

27/02 The telephone wakes us up, our friends of the convoy are warning us that the busses are leaving. We were expecting to stay one more week in Afrin, but it seems that the convoy’s plan was to make a one week trip. We were making plans for two more days, but we can not […]