Turkey

  • 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…...
  • Kurdish Fighters Defend Afrin From Turkish Military Invasion in Northern Syria

    January 25, 2018
    Afrin, Syria – On January 20th, 2018, the Turkish Armed Forces launched “Operation Olive Branch” which amounted to a full-scale military invasion of northwestern Kurdish-controlled Syria. The Turkish Armed Forces rank second to the United States, as the largest military force within the NATO alliance.…...
  • 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…...
  • Greece: The House of Women for Empowerment and Emancipation

    November 6, 2017
    Athens, Greece – During another year of intense migration crisis in Greece, a self-organized, feminist, anti-fascist, and anti-racist initiative called The House of Women for Empowerment and Emancipation is building networks of mutual aid for detained refugees and migrants. In the squatted and self-managed Embros…...
  • As Course of War Turns, Turkey Challenges Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (Rojava)

    October 30, 2017
    Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (Rojava Cantons) – A Unicorn Riot contributor reports from Syria the quiet aftermath scene of an April 2017 attack by Turkish armed forces on a media center and military base operated by the YPG (People’s Protection Units, KU: Yekîneyên Parastina…...
  • Solecast #20 Rojava Special w/ Janet Biehl

    January 9, 2016
      Subscribe to the Solecast Direct Download A discussion with Janet Biehl on Rojava and the works of Murray Bookchin. We go in-depth on how people in this Kurdish region are developing an autonomous, democratic, stateless society in…...
  • Deprogram: Episode 28

    November 11, 2015
    Ep. 28: #Mizzou #ConcernedStudent1950 #BlackOnCampus #ClimateChange #KeystoneXL #Enbridge #Hackers #CWA #Anonymous #Securus #PrisonMonitoring #MMM2015 #CopsLie #BlackLivesMatter #Turkey #Silvan #SilvanUnderAttack #Palestine #Justice4KeithLamar #ConcernedStudent1950 For episode 28 of Deprogram we start at the University of Missouri, where a hunger strike to combat the systemic racial injustices on…...
  • Deprogram: Episode 27

    November 4, 2015
    Ep. 27: #Scumoween #BlackLivesMatter #Austin #LarryJackson #StLouis #KajiemePowell #StopTheCops #FundBlackFutures #TurkeyVotes #TurkeyElections #Australia #AsylumSeekers #EvrosFence #OpenEUborders #RefugeesGr #Sweden #Malmö #Colectiv #Romania #KeystoneXL #DumpDominion #ClimateGames #COP21 #FreeJessieB #StopEnbridge #BareBones Because of technical difficulties the show was split into three segments: For the first “Deprogram” episode in…...
  • Deprogram: Episode 23

    October 7, 2015
    Ep. 23: #NSA #GCHQ #TPP #AirFrance #Kunduz #Calais #NoBorders #HaciBirlik #Turkey #Brazil #ClimateChange #MMIW #Palestine #DariusPinex #SouthCarolina #SCFloods #IndigenousResistance #Surveillance #Encryption After the 12 topic rundown and music video, we had two interviews. In the first interview, we were graced with the presence of Kanahus…...
  • Pipeline Politics in the Syrian Civil War

    September 20, 2015
    Oil politics in the Syrian civil war is a complex web of money deception and proxy war. What began as non-violent grassroots rebellion against Bashar al Assad and the Syrian state has morphed into a complex proxy war involving countless factions and alliances competing for…...