The Coronavirus crisis in NE Syria

The Coronavirus crisis in NE Syria

The Coronavirus crisis in NE Syria could become a catastrophe. Nine years of war and the systematic targeting of health and water infrastructure by occupying Turkish forces, lack of international recognition and the closure of the only UN aid crossing into North and East Syria in January of this year…
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The isolation of Abdullah Ocalan

The isolation of Abdullah Ocalan

The isolation of Abdullah Ocalan is far more extreme than the one many of us are now adjusting to. A world in which we are profoundly isolated from contact outside of our households. It can be difficult for any of us to adjust to these new circumstances but imagine if…
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VIDEO: Rojava the suspended future

VIDEO: Rojava the suspended future

Chris Den Honds latest film, Rojava the suspended future, documents the Autonomous Administration of North-East Syria and it’s uncertain future, trapped between Turkish occupation and the Syrian regime which wishes to retake its former territory. Chris is a video-journalist and author of several documentaries about the Kurds and the Palestinians,…
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EU Turkey Civic Commission meets in Brussels

EU Turkey Civic Commission meets in Brussels

The Annual International Conference on the EU, Turkey, the Middle East and the Kurds was hosted by the EU Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC) in cooperation with the GUE/NGL Group, the Greens-European Free Alliance (GREENS/EFA) and the Groups of the Free Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D). The conference met on…
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Turkey continues ISIS’ persecution of Yazidis

Turkey continues ISIS’ persecution of Yazidis

The persecution of the Yazidis continues as Turkey’s war in Northern Syria pushes into Iraq. Ben Norman of Unite explains the significance of Turkeys assassination of Yazidi military leader Zardasht ShingalI and why this crime represents a continuation of the so-called Islamic States genocidal assault on the Yazidi people. Turkey…
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