The arrest and incarceration of not only Derek M. Chauvin, but the other three cops responsible for the murder of George Floyd can only act as token efforts towards justice. Police brutality is tied to a systematic practice of multiple, intersecting layers of violence, oppression and injustices. We must ask ourselves what true justice looks like. Nothing short of upending the entire unjust system can ever come close to it.Read more
A revolution is unfolding in Rojava, in the north-east of Syria. In a region wracked with violence, the Kurdish-left are constructing an anti-capitalist, feminist experiment, with peace as their aim.Read more
Devastating Fires: Turkey aids ISIS in Terrorizing Kurdistan For the past few weeks a number of suspicious fires have eruptedRead more
To understand the current situation in Kurdistan, and specifically in Rojava in relation to mental health, we need to understand several important factors which heavily impact current issues and limitations in this regard.Read more
Resistance, a crooked elegy scratched on gravestones.
Rebellion: a dispossessed bird, wandering, in search of land.
Burials and revolts, a laborious, communal occupation.
It is a time of revolution and resistance. It is a time of liberation and Rojava. It is the time that ISIS is ending. They are the candles of hope that burn bright, resisting and lighting the way for us as the winds of terror and hatred continue to blow.Read more
Overall, the revolutionary, gender liberating aspect of this freedom-grounded notion of beauty deserves much academic and scholarly attention. The existence and ongoing development of the concept of Jineology embodies that process perfectly, and doesn’t need the well-intentioned but often ill-informed input of feminists from abroad.Read more
An international campaign to aid Afrin IDPs and condemn the Turkish invasion.Read more
A guest poem about the current situation of the Kurds facing the US withdrawal and international betrayal.Read more
International opinion was unanimous in agreeing that the Kurds (i.e. the PYD party and their YPG & YPJ units), underRead more