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 […]

Call: „Global Action Day for Hasankeyf and Sûr/Amed“, 28.4.2018

The ‘Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive’, together with the ‘Mesopotamia Ecology Movemen’t and the ‘Platform No to Destruction of Sur’, are calling for a global action day for the 28.04.2018 Stop the destruction of Hasankeyf and Sûr! We call upon all people and organizations to stand against the destruction of Hasankeyf and Sûr (old town […]

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 […]

Şehîd Şevger Ara Makhno, Fallen in the defence of Afrin – statement from Şehîd Şevger’s anarchist comrades in Rojava

Our anarchist comrade and friend Şevger Ara Makhno arrived in Rojava on 20th January 2018 to take part in the revolution. Only the day before the army of the Turkish state and its jihadist proxies had begun the invasion of the autonomous region of Afrin, an area which had remained at peace throughout seven years […]

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 […]

¿Qué ha pasado en Afrin? Hoja de ruta para quien se pierde en las ecrucijadas de Oriente Medio.

Afrín se ha convertido en el escenario del ultimo episodio de la sangrienta guerra en Siria. Tras dos meses de intensa resistencia contra las fuerzas invasoras, las SDF (Fuerzas Democráticas de Siria, milicia popular multiétinca liderada por las YPG/YPJ kurdas) se han retirado de la ciudad que da nombre al cantón de Afrín, asegurando un […]

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 […]