Ouverture de la première conférence de Jineolojî de la Fédération de la Syrie du Nord

La ville de Derîk (région de Cizirê, à l’extrême Nord-Est de la Syrie) accueille pendant ces deux journées des 12 et 13 janvier 2018 la première conférence de Jineolojî du Nord-Syrie. Plus de 200 déléguées y sont réunies pour débattre et analyser la situation des femmes dans leur région et envisager la suite du processus […]

JINEOLOJÎ: Conference dedicated to the science of women in Northern Syria (Day 2)

The first-ever conference of Jineology in Northern Syria, held in the city of Derek, ended on Saturday 13th January. In attendance were hundreds of women of all ethnicities and religions from across Northern Syria, as well as women from all four parts of Kurdistan and across the world. On this second day of the conference, […]

JINEOLOJÎ: Conference dedicated to the science of women in Northern Syria (Day 1)

On Friday 12th January, women gathered in the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria in the city of Derek for the first ever conference on Jineology in Northern Syria; the science of women aimed at developing a sociology, and practice behind it, based on truth and equality. Women from every ethnicity and religion of Northern Syria, […]

Social Ecology: Communalism against Climate Chaos

The next article was published in ROARmagazine, and is a great inspiration for the ecological works we are working on. Since the 1960s, the theory and praxis of social ecology have helped guide efforts to articulate a radical, counter-systemic ecological outlook with a goal of transforming society’s relationship to non-human nature. For many decades, social […]

A kurdish response to The climate change

Conversations with the Kurdish Liberation Movement on ecological society and democratic confederalism. For 4000 years since the breakdown of the Akkadian Empire in Mesopotamia, almost every major societal collapse has featured five trends: spiralling migration, state collapse, food shortages, epidemic disease and climate change.[1] What makes the present era distinct is that whilst previous collapses […]

The great battle for Raqqa’s liberation has its name written with golden letters into the history books

In 1917, the October Revolution in Russia took place. Today, one hundred years later in October 2017, the happy news of the liberation of the capital of the Islamic State has spread all over the world. As one hundred years ago the Soviet Revolution saw hope for freedom rise on the horizon, today also the […]

Cenga mezin a rizgarkirina bajarê Reqa navê xwe bi tîpên zêrîn di pelên dîrokê de nivîsand

Di sala 1917’an de şoreşa mezin a Cotmehê li Rusya pêkhat, îro jî sed sal şûnve di cotmeha sala 2017’an de mizginiya rizgarkirina peytexta DAÎŞ’ê li hemu cîhanê belav bûye. Çawa ku berê sed sal bi şoreşa soviet re hêviya azadiyê di asoyê de bilind dibû, îro jî serkeftina pêngava cenga mezin a rizgarkirina bajarê […]

Jerusalem, the capital of humanity

Mustafa Karasu (founding member of the PKK) commented on Jerusalem, the question of Palestine and the role of the hegemonial States in the Yeni Özgür Politika. We translated the text into English in order to make it accessible to a wide audience Since the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital city of the Israeli State […]

Rojava’s economics and the future of the revolution

The next text of Salvador Zana was published on Kurdish Question on 1 July 2017: Rojava’s economy has been much discussed. Rojava has been lauded by leftists all around the world to be some kind of communal, confederal socialist utopia unparalleled by anything else existing around the world right now, so the question of how […]

Feminist pacifism or passive-ism?

The next article of Dilar Dirik was published in OpenDemocracy the  7 of march of 2017 Tomorrow is International Women’s Day. In the face of increasing femicide, sexual violence and rape culture, we need to confront the question of women’s self-defence.  When some white women celebrate the non-violence of women’s marches against Trump and then […]