29 09, 2019

‘#BeatsNotBombs’: Idlib rapper protests all parties

By Will ChristouWalid Al Nofal|2020-12-02T13:55:26+02:00September 29, 2019|

“We are drowning in shit,” Amir sings while standing in a half-destroyed classroom. In his rap video released this week, “On All Fronts,” he takes aim at virtually every party in the Syrian conflict while walking around Idlib, the rubble-strewn streets and children standing in the ruins of their schools striking proof of collective failure.

16 05, 2019

“The SDF must acknowledge Turkey’s role in the region” says Kurdish political analyst

By Mohammad Abdulssattar Ibrahim|2020-12-02T14:35:40+02:00May 16, 2019|

Abdullah Öcalan, the founder and leader of the Kurdish Workers Party (the PKK) has been in solitary confinement for the last twenty years, sitting in a cell in the Turkish Imrali island prison in the Marmara Sea. His contact with the outside world has been extremely limited. It thus came as a surprise when on the May 2nd, Öcalan was allowed to meet with his legal defense for the first time since 2011.

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