Harald Etzbach — While the states of the Global South publicly proclaim solidarity with Palestine, the reality is more complicated.
Anna Rebrii & Liza Shishko discuss their experience living in the Democratic Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria.
The text of this Social Contract of the Democratic Autonomous Administration of the North and East Syria Region was ratified on December 12, 2023.
Sarah Glynn — Turkey, Iran, and President Assad’s government are in competition for control over the land of Syria, but there is one thing they all agree on: control should not be in the hands of the people who live there, especially if they are Kurds with dangerous ideas about radical democracy.
Salih Muslim (Party of Democratic Unity): 'There is no rebellion against the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria'
Salih Muslim speaks about the Syrian Democratic Forces' major operation against Islamic State cells and says there is no rebellion against the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria.
Yassin al-Haj Saleh — How regional and global powers, internal colonialism and Salafi-jihadist subterfuge converged to short-circuit the Syrian struggle against despotism.
Leila Al Shami — August 25, the revolution flag flew high in villages, towns and cities across Syria. In Sweida, Dera’a, Aleppo, Idlib, Raqqa, Hasakeh and Deir Al Zour, thousands were on the streets reviving the chants of the revolution.
Joey Ayoub, Dana El Kurd, Leila Al-Shami and Romeo Kokriatski ask how can we support oppressed people, even as we deal with our own oppression, while still leaving space to critique geopolitical dynamics and hegemonic powers that take advantage of our struggles?
In order to solve the Syrian crisis, the AANES has assumed its historical and humanitarian responsibility, fully aware that hundreds of thousands of Syrians have lost their lives and millions are living in dire humanitarian situation.
Mustafa Karasu (Kurdistan Democratic Communities Union): Civil society and solidarity help earthquake victims, not the Turkish government
According to Mustafa Karasu, the AKP-MHP regime is trying to hide the catastrophic reality in the earthquake zones.
Bill Fletcher Jr. convenes Ukrainian historian and social activist Vladyslav Starodubtsev, Syrian-American activist Ramah Kudaimi, and Rafael Bernabel of the Puerto Rican Senate to discuss solidarity with Ukraine from parts of the Global South.
Hişyar Özsoy (Peoples' Democratic Party, Turkey): Turkish-Syrian rapprochement seeks to eliminate Kurdish status
Will Turkey's Syria policy take the form Erdoğan wants by the time of the elections? What position will be taken when Iran comes into play, and what does this situation mean for the Kurds? Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) MP Hişyar Özsoy, co-spokesperson of the party’s Foreign Relations Commission, addressed these questions.