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A New Women’s Radio Station Begins Broadcasting in Rojava

A new women’s radio station, Star FM, began its broadcast in Tirbespiye [Tirbespî / Al-Qahtaniyah] in Northern Syria. The radio was launched by Union of Free Women Northern Syria-Rojava and will broadcast mainly about women related issues. The slogan of the radio is “Star: The voice of the woman and life”. In addition to the residents of

Farmers in Al-Jarniyah Face Disaster if Turkey Continues Hogging Euphrates Water

Farmers in Al-Jarniyah have had to stop harvesting summer crops as a result of Turkey cutting the flow of the Euphrates river. The farmers rely on the flow of the Euphrates to irrigate their crops. About 70% of the people in Al-Jarniyah and its countryside use farming as a primary source of income, but a disastrous

Make Rojava Green Again! Pictures gallery – April 2018

Spring arrived to Rojava, and our work to make Rojava green again is blossoming. We are learning with every step we do, working in a collective way to make our life around the international academy more sustainable and to develop social ecology. We made a visit to the ‘Roj’ greenhouse, were we had been working and

A Catastrophic Decline in Summer Crops in Mansoura as Turkey Blocks the Flow of the Euphrates

Wheat and other crops that the people of al-Mansoura town, southeast of Tabqa [Tebqa / Al-Thawrah], rely on in their daily survival have declined to less than half as Turkey continues blocking the flow of the Euphrates river, which constitutes a violation of the Convention on the Law of Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses. The Euphrates passes through Turkey, Syria

The Internal System of the Communes in Rojava

At present, much policy debate is focusing on whether the U.S. should retain troops in the areas controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern and eastern Syria, as President Trump has made clear his wishes for troops to be pulled out in the near or medium-term. If the U.S. is going to stay in
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Turkey is Using Water as a Weapon of War

Turkey has always shown little understanding of the environment, also from an ecological point of view. It has shown no mercy towards nature and people, destroying the landscape and burying a millennia of history under water. One of the most perverse and ruthless ways of interfering in a country without actually entering it is by cutting

The Co-operative Contract of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria

A – Definition and Principles The co-operative is a social organisation that does not seek profit, but the fulfilment of the basic needs of society, based on collective work, sharing, solidarity and self-governance. The co-operatives are basic moral-political pillars of the restructuring of society on a democratic foundation. The co-operatives do not limit themselves to

Dr Ahmad Yousef: Our goal is to clarify our theory of Democratic Nation’s economy

Hawar News interviewed Ahmad Yosef, Co-chair of the Trade and Economy Council in Afrin, who participated in the First Economy Conference of Rojava that was held in Aram Tigran Cultural Centre in Rmelan [Rumelan / Ramelan / Rimelan]. He said that the aim of the Economy Conference of Rojava was to clarify the theoretical system of

A Village in Rojava has Achieved Medical Autonomy through Self-organising in Communes

Participation is the essence of communal life, and this is what the people of Halanc village near Kobani have embodied by becoming medically independent. Since activating the communes in Kobanî [Kantona Kobaniyê] once again by liberating it from Daesh [the Islamic State group] in 2016, people have started to self-organise by working in committees. These are the foundation

Make Rojava Green Again! Pictures gallery – March 2018

Besides the bad news of Afrin, in March we continued working on our ecological project to Make Rojava Green Again. With the rains of winter everything become green, and the firsts days of march have the perfect weather for continue planting shoots and open new gardens. We are planting different kind of trees and starting
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Video: The Rojava Revolution and Democratic Confederalism meets Cooperation Jackson

A Cooperation Jackson dialogue with Ercan Ayboga, Co-Author of “Revolution in Rojava”, an activist of the Mesopotamian Ecologist Movement Come learn about the ideological, political and programmatic similarities between the Jackson-Kush Plan and the radical democratic movement in Jackson, Mississippi and the Charter of the Social Contract, which serves as the Constitution of the Rojava

The Other Side of Afrin Resistance: Communes are taking root

Communes have been working in Afrin Canton [Kantona Efrînê‎ / Afrîn] to organise society by supporting co-operation among the people and encouraging them to help and trust one another, especially during the harsh circumstances that the region is going through. Communes have now been established in every street and area, and they are working overtime to help