The enclave of Afrin, 3rd canton in the Northern Syrian Democratic Federation, has been living under bombardment by Turkish F-16 and tanks since the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan decided on January 20 to attack this peaceful province
Let’s imagine for a moment that, in June 1937, a cultural space in Paris had offered to exhibit Guernica, you know that work by Picasso, but wanted to avoid mentioning the situation in Spain in any way.
During the conference by the Solidarity with Afrin Platform in Geneva to which participated Salih Muslim, spokesman for the PYD (Syrian Democratic Union Party), he criticized the position of Western countries supplying weapons to the Turkish Army. February 17 2018 – in French on RojInfo “Turkey sheds our blood with the weapons you supply”, Muslim declared, […]
“My mother lay in the street for exactly seven days… None of us slept in case dogs or birds came over her. She remained there and we felt dead 150 meters away…The state grieved us as much pain as one can grieve another. Imagine that your mother stay in the middle of the street for […]
Turkey is losing in Afrin, this is a certainty. It is losing both at the military and the political levels against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which is made up of a majority of Kurds with Arab and Christian elements. One might doubt this assessment, faced as they are by an army superior in numbers […]
The “Freedom for Öcalan and for all political prisoners” Committee is organizing its second march which will last ten days, from February 8 to 17 2018. Kedistan will report on it through the words of French-speaking participants. Follow this publication for regular updates.
Kedistan publishing The New York Times? We’ll have seen it all… Between the lines, however, this article reveals all the ambiguity of the American position, while describing a reality from another viewpoint than that of the Turkish army, for once.
We are publishing here one information among all those regularly sent by the humanitarian authorities on the Northern Syria Federation to chancelleries, media, and international associations concerning Afrin.
Since the 1959 visit of then Turkish President Celal Bayar, this was the first time a Turkish President met again with the Pope on his home ground. In 1998, Turgut Özal had paid a visit as Prime Minister.
Three exhibitions are ending, another one is upcoming in Paris. Each time, Zehra Doğan’s free and collective words hit the mark as the free part of her speaks out from her prison.
Oy, reassured, aren’t you? The dead children in Afrin were indeed the children of terrorists, and the bombs were not French-made…
Amedspor soccer player Deniz Naki has been through the mill… Former member of the FC St Pauli, he had joined the team of Amedspor, a club in Amed (Diyarbakır) that competes in D3 in Turkey. He played with them for two seasons and a half… Until…
Because the social contract has been broken across the world. Because power stands a chance not to be immediately perverted if, and only if it runs from the bottom to the top
Dear friends, On Friday January 19, I had meetings in the Chek Maqsûd neighborhood in Aleppo and on Saturday January 20, the bombings started, so, for now, I’m stuck in the neighborhood. Roads to Afrin have been closed by the regime.
My words may not matter but I cannot stay silent about this war, conducted, apparently, to “defend the national borders“, and in which we see the Reis’ accomplices allied, once again, with the senile Kemalists against the Kurdish populations.
Disinformation has already begun concerning the attack on the district of Afrin in northern Syria. Sacrosanct journalistic objectivity would have it that information does not take sides. In that case, what do you call using Erdoğan’s language and sources?
Because it suddenly becomes obvious that Picasso’s faces, those of the civilian victims of the bombings in Guernica, have a cruel similarity with those painted by Zehra Doğan.