Build a playground in Dêrik campaign

The Berlin city partnership Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg - Dêrik is starting a Christmas donation campaign for a new playground in Dêrik.

Women of Kobani hurry together to harvest the last olives of the year

Olive oil, an inevitable part of Mediterranean meals, will be produced after the collection of olives. But for now, the women of Kobani hurry to complete the last olive harvest of the season.

First women’s village of 21st century: Jinwar

Jinwar village, which opened on November 25, 2018, is an all-women village. Women building a common life have built a small model of the Democratic Nation in this village. Stating that this village strengthens women, Ruken Rojda says the door of the village is open for all women.

Dismantling “Power” by building “Democratic Autonomy”

In a time of deep despair, human and ecological crisis, the example of Democratic Autonomy in Rojava has created hope, and given new inspiration to people in Syria and the Middle East. In fact, a lot of people in other parts of the world have become a part of this process and are connecting it to the struggles in their own regions. Despite all the shortcomings and numerous obstacles during the last decade, we have learned that the democratic confederal organization of society can fulfill many spiritual and material needs of society. We have learned that democratic transformation is a continuing process, which requires constant societal and self-reflection. Our achievements are not assured forever, if we do not protect and advance them.

She aims to plant 2 million trees in Dersim

Şükran Yılmaz, who has been making a living by selling grapes growing in her village in Dersim for years, also voluntarily travels from village to village to distribute mulberry and walnut tree seeds to women. The aim of Şükran Yılmaz, who encourages women to take part in the production, is to plant two million mulberry and walnut trees in Dersim.

Recommendations of the International Water Forum in Hesekê

The International Water Forum in North and East Syria has concluded with a series of recommendations from the 300 delegates from inside and outside the country. The Turkish state is to be sued for using water as a weapon of war.

Ecological Council of North and East Syria condemns abuses against nature and environment

The Ecological Council of North and East Syria released a statement about the harm that warfare against Kurdistan and the exploitation and oppression worldwide is inflicting on nature.

Kurdish farmers’ tradition of collective harvesting with sickles and song stands the test of time

Kurdish Farmers in Şırnak follow tradition and sing 'stran' in chorus and harvest in harmony.

Fruits of the women’s revolution: A feminist utopia realised through the ‘Jinwar’ project

A female-only ecological village, which welcomes displaced women of all ethnicities and religions of northeast Syria, represents one of many feminist practices that have been born of the women's revolution.

Ecology in Times of War

In 2021, too, the war in Kurdistan has a great impact on the struggle for an ecological society there. So we need to take a closer look at how these two issues relate to each other and what an ecological stance can look like in times of war. To that end, Make Rojava Green Again conducted an interview with Kamuran Akın from Humboldt University in Berlin.

Turkey is reportedly depriving hundreds of thousands of people of water

The nation has been accused of breaking its agreement to ensure a flow of 500 cubic metres per second of the Euphrates flows through to Syria.

‘A systematic programme to end agricultural production in Kurdistan’

Agricultural workers in the Kurdish-majority provinces of Turkey face obstacles in trying to reach water sources. This problem has been described as part of the government's intentional "systematic policy" by some experts.