Zozan Yasar

Turkey: 29-year-old Kurdish journalist charged with terrorist propaganda

Zozan Yasar, a 29-year-old Kurdish journalist residing in the UK, has been charged by Turkey with disseminating terrorist propaganda. The Turkish Prosecution Services have raised charges against Ms. Yasar, alleging that she has been doing propaganda on behalf of the …

Three explosions in the city center of Qamishlo on Monday has left 6 civilians dead and at least 30 wounded, say local reports and AFP. Qamishlo is located in the northeastern region of Rojava near t...

Kurdish political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian continues to be denied sufficient medical treatment, writes Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) who has spoken to Ms. Jalalian’s family. Zeynab Jal...

We are not a pitiful people but not one year passes by without a great injustice or tragedy occurring to the Kurdish people. Most recently, the Turkish state launched airstrikes against Rojava, an aut...

Zara Mohammedi, a 27-year-old Kurdish teacher, was arrested on May 23rd, 2019 by Iranian authorities for teaching Kurdish children to speak and read in their mother tongue. She was arrested alongside ...

                My summers in Syria were hazy but not just due to the heat and the dust swirled up by cars moving fast through the streets. The people of Qamiş...

On January 21st, Anadolu Agency, the state-run Turkish news agency, ran a story with the headline “Muslims pray in Mecca for Turkey’s victory in Afrin” implying a positive moral foundation of Tu...

In the most authentic sense, the establishment of Rojava will reject the chaos of terror, pursue the enfranchisement disempowered classes of all varieties, and primarily export the culture of democrac...

He looked like my father, the grey-haired, tanned Kurdish mayor of a little district made up of only 120,000 people in southeastern Turkey. To me, most Kurdish men who have fathered children look alik...