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 […]

Make Rojava Green Again! Pictures gallery – December 2017, January 2018.

The campaign ‘Make Rojava Green Again’ was officially launched on February 2018, but we were working in different things before. It was mostly work of research, meetings, discussions, etc, but also some practical work. Here we share a gallery of the works of the ecology committee of the internationalist commune before to launch the campaign. […]

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months of intense resistance, the SDF [Syrian Democratic Forces, a multiethnic militia led by the Kurdish YPJ/YPG] have withdrawn from the city that gives its name to the Afrin Canton so as to ensure that civilians have an […]