The Turkish state is bombarding Kurds in Afrin, using bombing and a ground invasion. This follows devastating attacks on Kurdish areas in Turkey in 2016, when President Erdogan ended a ‘peace process’ and started a […]
In just a few weeks the situation for Kurdish people in Iraqi Kurdistan has gone from euphoria to anger and fear.
On September 25, the Kurdistan region of Iraq (Southern Kurdistan) is set to hold a referendum on independence. Various regional and international powers have made clear their staunch objection to such a move, and Iraq’s […]
Iraqi Kurdistan: Interview with Peshraw Mohammed, leading activist from the Socialist Review Centre in Iraqi-Kurdistan
Peshraw Mohammed is a leading activist from the Socialist Review Centre in Iraqi-Kurdistan, and is currently a refugee in Germany. Sascha Staničić from the SAV spoke to him about the situation in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Western governments and the media like to portray the situation in the Kurdish autonomous region of Northern Iraq as one of freedom and democracy. You just had to flee the area being a socialist activist. What is the situation?
Two articles on the current situation in Turkey and Kurdistan […]
Articles on Öcalan’s ideas and Rojava, originally published in sozialismus.info, the quaterly magazine of SAV (German section of the CWI) […]
No faith in authoritarian rulers and Western powers! […]
Will the end of Kobanê’s siege turn the tide against IS? […]