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The world is currently experiencing an extraordinary crisis as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Around the world,  people on the ground have been organizing themselves in solidarity with each other from the beginning. In these efforts, they often struggle against the damage done by the neoliberal state. Through...
The world is currently experiencing an extraordinary crisis as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Around the world,  people on the ground have been organizing themselves in solidarity with each other from the beginning. In these efforts, they often struggle against the damage done by the neoliberal state. Through...
The world is currently experiencing an extraordinary crisis as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Around the world,  people on the ground have been organizing themselves in solidarity with each other from the beginning. In these efforts, they often struggle against the damage done by the neoliberal state. Through...
As the editorial team of Komun-Academy, we interviewed the Internationalist Commune of Rojava. As a political space for internationalist youth to take part in the revolution in Rojava, the commune was established in the summer of 2017. The Internationalist Commune is running the internationalist academy Şehîd Hêlîn Qereçox (named...
Many people are interested in the system of criticism and self-criticism and methods of personality development within the Kurdish liberation movement. The movement’s education is not only a way of accumulating knowledge, but also a practice of liberating personalities that have been shaped and formed by the dominant system...
The Kurdish people’s resistance against the invasion of northern and eastern Syria by the Turkish army and its proxies continues. Since the beginning of the war of aggression on October 9, 2018, Kurds in Kurdistan and all over the world responded to the occupation in a variety of ways,...
When walking in the streets where the Rojava/northern Syria women’s revolution has been taking place over the past years - a revolution greening on its own sprouts -, history served as our guide. We came across statues of goddesses, names of villages, poems, folkloric stories, traditional fertility tattoos on...
Over a period of 24 years, despite violent attacks and unbearable conditions, the residents of Mexmûr refugee camp in Makhmour, southern Kurdistan/northern Iraq, beginning with lessons written on stones and dust, managed to create their autonomous education system with their own means – from kindergartens to adult academies. Between 1993...
The Syrian regime under the Ba'ath Party of Bashar al-Assad is not only infamous for its war crimes and human rights abuses during the war in Syria, but also held a thick record of systematic violence prior to the uprisings in 2011. Apart from its extensive intelligence apparatus, its...
Mexmûr (Makhmour) located in the triangle between Mosul, Kerkûk and Hewler in Northern Iraq/South Kurdistan, is a place where over 10.000 Kurds from Southeastern Turkey/North Kurdistan, especially from the Botan Region, found refuge. The people, who fled the war of the Turkish state in the early 90s, stayed in...

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