All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Rojava’

PKK Music: Engineering a Social Revolution

PKK Music: Engineering a Social Revolution

A song, from the perspective of the party, is a tool to aid the revolution and to rally the masses.

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No One Can Say They Are Unemployed

No One Can Say They Are Unemployed

These old men are dedicated to their work and adamantly open up their shops everyday, despite the fact that their little establishments have become long forgotten and offer little in terms of modern day goods.

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Kurdish Womenʼs Organizations: Awareness and Politics

Kurdish Womenʼs Organizations: Awareness and Politics

In the Kurdish regions, spreading social awareness to advocate gender equality remains a challenging mission.

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Women’s Activist: Rojava Laws a Dream Turned Reality

Women’s Activist: Rojava Laws a Dream Turned Reality

The Kurdish PYD is a totalitarian ideological party that doesn’t accept other views, but it managed to take the first step towards the emancipation of women.

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Walking on Death Along the Iraqi Border

Walking on Death Along the Iraqi Border

The smuggler told us to continue our journey on foot and to be careful to follow the footprints that barely show in the dark. I realized then that we were walking on death, because we were in the middle of a mine field

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Federalism might be an Option, but Inclusiveness is a Must

Federalism might be an Option, but Inclusiveness is a Must

1. Introduction On March 17, 2016, the “Federal Democratic System of Rojava – Northern Syria” was established officially …

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Symptoms of Flawed Pluralism: the Debate on Federalism

Symptoms of Flawed Pluralism: the Debate on Federalism

The following is an attempt to understand one of the paradoxes of Syrian political discourse: the acceptance of …

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Kurdish Autonomous Administration in Rojava

Kurdish Autonomous Administration in Rojava

Historically, the city of Qamishlo has housed a large number of Kurdish and non-Kurdish parties, most prominent of …

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