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We should not let Kobane and the rest of Rojava to be defeated by the big corporations and the international financial institutions.

We should not let Kobane and the rest of Rojava to be defeated by the big corporations and the international financial institutions. By Zaher Baher from Haringey Solidarity Group and Kurdistan Anarchists Forum 03/06/2015 First of all, I should mention a couple of issues in Kurdistan of Turkey (Bakur) that are strongly connected to the subject. Between 08/05 and 22/05/15 I visited a number of big...

The social revolution will sweep Turkey Kurdistan sooner or later

By ZaherBaher from Haringey Solidarity Group and Kurdistan Anarchists Forum Below is the outcome of my visit to Northern Kurdistan in Turkey between 02/11/14 to 08/11/14 as one of a delegation from United Kingdom, organised by Peace in Kurdistan Campaign (PIK), People’s Democratic Party (HDP) and Democratic Society Congress (DTK). Throughout the visit we had a chance to meet many...

The experiment of West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) has proved that people can make changes – Part 4

By Zaher Baher from Haringey Solidarity Group and Kurdistan Anarchists Forum. July 2014 Part 4 The Conclusion and my final words:   There are so many different views and opinions from the right wing, left, separatists, Trotskyists, Marxists, communists, socialists, anarchists and libertarians about the future of the experiment in West Kurdistan, and, indeed, more deserves writing about it...

The experiment of West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) has proved that people can make changes – Part 3

By Zaher Baher from Haringey Solidarity Group and Kurdistan Anarchists Forum. July 2014 Part 3 Expectation and fears It is very difficult to know what direction the mass movement of people in West Kurdistan will take, but that does not mean restricting us from expectation and analyzing what may affect the direction of this movement and its future. The complete victory or defeat of this big...

The experiment of West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) has proved that people can make changes – Part 2

By Zaher Baher from Haringey Solidarity Group and Kurdistan Anarchists Forum. July 2014 Part 2 Women and the Role of Women There is no doubt that women and their roles have been greatly accepted and they have filled both high and low positions in the Tev-Dam, PYD and DSA. They have a system called Joint Leaders and Joint Organizers. This means that the head of any office; administration or...

The experiment of West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) has proved that people can make changes

  By Zaher Baher from Haringey Solidarity Group and Kurdistan Anarchists Forum. July 2014 Part 1 What you read below is the experience of my visit, for a couple of weeks in May this year, 2014, to North East of Syria or Syrian Kurdistan (West of Kurdistan) with a close friend of mine. Throughout the visit we had the total freedom and opportunity to see and speak to whoever we wanted to. This...