11/10/2014 MANIFESTACIÓN POR KOBANE.. 5.00 Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona
update: see Roar article below
Latest reports say that IS attackers have been re-armed and have taken more than half of Kobanê the last stand of the progressive YPG Kurdish volunteers.
All of the surrounding countryside has been lost, with nearly 200,000 refugees in Turkey.
Kurdish reinforcements are still held back by the Turkish army in nearby Efrîn i Cizîrê.
Food water and ammunition are running out and the IS forces are massacring, burning, raping, looting and imposing Sharia law.
The Turkish army are sealing the border and giving direct physical and medical aid to the Islamist forces.
In the last few days over 30 people have also died in Turkey in protests against Turkish support of IS and blocking of Kurdish reinforcements.
The amazing resistance to barbaric macho IS by the progressive revolutionary volunteers in Kobanê is summed up in the fate of Arîn Mîrkan , among thousands of others.
Arîn Mîrkan was a commander of the Women’s Defense Units (YPJ), defending the Kurdish city Kobanê against the attacks of the Islamic State. Kobanê is on the 21st day of courageous resistance against IS. Arîn was surrounded by the jihadists, but instead of surrendering and falling into their dirty hands, she detonated herself and killed many IS-members with her. View full article »