Islamic State

  • Building Autonomy Through Ecology in Rojava

    February 28, 2018
    Rojava – After almost seven years since the war in Syria began, battles between Kurdish-led democratic forces (SDF/YPG/YPJ) and Daesh (IS) have left the Islamic State nearly defeated throughout the region. When Rojava was liberated from direct Syrian government control in summer 2012, this set…...
  • Kobane Rebuilds as ISIL Control Diminishes in Syria

    December 27, 2017
    Democratic Federation of Northern Syria – Communities across northern Syria have begun to rebuild following the cessation of six years’ worth of conflict that transformed once-thriving areas into bombed-out ghost cities. Battles between hardened fighters from the Islamic State of the Levant (ISIL) continue around…...
  • NATO Member Turkey Bombs PKK Rebels Fighting ISIL – Deprogram Ep. 13

    July 29, 2015
    Last week we talked about the tragedy in #Suruc. In the following days, members of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) allegedly killed 3 Turkish police in response to perceived Turkish support of ISIL. Turkey then retaliated with mobilizing its (NATO-supported) air force to bomb both…...
  • Youth Press Conference Bombed in Turkey – Deprogram Ep. 12

    July 23, 2015
    Horrible news on the heels of the 3 year anniversary of the Rojava Revolution comes as 32 members of the Socialist Federation of Youth Associations (SGDF) were killed in a suicide bomb attack. They were having a press conference announcing their trip to Kobane to…...