Category - English

Erdogan policies have played a major role in the Region

Erdogan policies have played a major role in the Region By Zaher Baher July 2016 In this article I will try to show how the regional policies, executed by Erdogan and his AKP (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi – Justice and Development Party) in respect of Rojava, Bakur and Iraqui Kurdistan, meet the goals of the Turkey’s president. None of these policies are in the interest of Turkey. They...

Does Anarchist Movement in Iraqi Kurdistan, Bashur, exist?

Does Anarchist Movement in Iraqi Kurdistan, Bashur, exist? By: Zaher Baher June 2016 I was frequently asked this question in the meetings or interviews. I have always been frank and honest in my reply. I said there are not even an active anarchist group existing there let alone an anarchist movement. I would then be asked the second question ‘why’? While there have been authority/state...

What sort of Uprising do we need in Iraqi Kurdistan?

What sort of Uprising do we need in Iraqi Kurdistan? By; Zaher Baher Feb 2016 Before the uprising of March 1991 in Kurdistan, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) armed forces (Peshmarga) virtually did not exist, except for the ones on the borders with Iran and in very remote areas. This new situation resulted from the Iran/Iraq war and the Anfal...

Our attitude towards Rojava must be Critical Solidarity

Our attitude towards Rojava must be Critical Solidarity By Zaher Baher 30/01/2016 Many articles from different people about Rojava have expressed different views. The vast majority of them have covered the positive and bright sides of this experiment. I too have written many articles, in both Kurdish and English. In addition, I have given many interviews to Kurdish and non-Kurdish media. I have...

ئایا‌ ئیسلام له‌ته‌ك سه‌ربه‌ستی ودێمۆكراسیدا دێته‌وه‌؟

ئایا‌ ئیسلام له‌ته‌ك سه‌ربه‌ستی ودێمۆكراسیدا دێته‌وه‌؟ زاهیر باهیر له‌نده‌ن شوباتی 2010 هه‌ڵبه‌ته‌ له‌سه‌ر پرسی ئیسلام، وه‌كو بزووتنه‌وه‌ و وه‌كو ئایین، یا ته‌نانه‌ت له‌سه‌ر خودی قورئان و قسه‌كانی...

سه‌روه‌ری یاسا و دادگا که‌مپه‌ینی ده‌ستبه‌سه‌راگرتنه‌که‌ی له‌نده‌نی بڵاوه‌ پێکرد ‌، به‌ڵام شتێکی چاوه‌ڕوان کراو بوو

سه‌روه‌ری یاسا و دادگا که‌مپه‌ینی ده‌ستبه‌سه‌راگرتنه‌که‌ی له‌نده‌نی بڵاوه‌ پێکرد ‌، به‌ڵام شتێکی چاوه‌ڕوان کراو بوو زاهیر باهیر له‌نده‌ن...