Category: Syria

From Damascus Street to Kurdistan

Posted on by Naila Bozo

The resilience of the Kurdish people in the face of decades upon decades of oppression has awed many people around the world yet elicited no sufficient, if any, pressure from foreign governments. Living in what is described as an “invisible …

Share/Bookmark
Posted in Culture, Discrimination, Displacements, Suppression, Syria | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on From Damascus Street to Kurdistan

‘What I Saw In Kobanê’

Posted on by Naila Bozo

Recently, my friend and fellow Kurdish rights activist Firat Jacob Tas came home from a trip to Kobanê in Rojava (northern Syria) that has been the battleground for intense fighting between Kurdish armed forces YPG/YPJ and the Islamic State (IS) …

Posted in Syria, Turkey, Violence | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Refugee children from Kobane at risk of malnutrition

Posted on by Ruwayda Mustafah Rabar

Thousands of people fled Kobane when Islamic State (IS/formerly ISIS) militants seized control of several areas within the autonomous canton in September 2014. Some of the refugees have taken refuge in Suruc district of Urfa, an estimate of 20,000 children …

Posted in Call to Actions, Campaigns, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey, Women | Comments Off on Refugee children from Kobane at risk of malnutrition

Pictures: Worldwide Protests In Solidarity With Kobane

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Today, Kurds and non-Kurds alike took to the streets all over the world to show their solidarity with the ongoing Kurdish fighters who are defending the city of Kobane against Daesh (IS) attacks that have been going on for at …

Posted in Call to Actions, Kurdistan, Protests, Syria, Terror, Turkey | Comments Off on Pictures: Worldwide Protests In Solidarity With Kobane

UN Envoy to Syria Appeals to Turkey: Allow Kurds to Defend Kobanê

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

The fierce battle between the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) and the Kurdish military forces (YPG, YPJ) for Kobanê has now entered its fourth week. Kobanê is one of three cantons in the Kurdish region of Rojava (in Northern Syria) …

Posted in Call to Actions, Kurdistan, Syria, Turkey | Comments Off on UN Envoy to Syria Appeals to Turkey: Allow Kurds to Defend Kobanê

Women’s Initiative for Peace Issues Call in Support of Kobane, Against Turkish Buffer Zone

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

The Women’s Initiative for Peace (based in Turkey) is calling on everyone to take a stand against Turkey´s proposal of creating a buffer zone in Syria. The statement can be read in full below: Urgent Call: Stand Against Demands for …

Posted in Activism, Call to Actions, Displacements, Protests, Syria, Turkey, United Nations, Urgent | 1 Comment

A Day with Yezidis in Camps around Duhok and Zakho

Posted on by Xoncha Nouri

We left Erbil in the morning two weeks ago to meet the Yezidis who had managed to escape ISIS terror, Shoresh Rahem, KRG’s representative in Sweden, another friend and I. The camps in Duhok and Zakho were filled with people …

Posted in Call to Actions, Displacements, Genocide, Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, United Nations, Urgent | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Can you put us on the cover of Vogue?

Posted on by Naila Bozo

I wonder if we should collect donations, buy some thousand Armani Privé suits from the Spring/Summer 2014 collection, dress up the Kurdish fighters in Syria, instagram it and hashtag it #VogueArmy. Then maybe we will catch the attention of the …

Posted in Syria, United Nations | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments
← Older posts Newer posts →