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The developments of the last week in Afrin …. Sat. Feb. 17, 2018
With the defeat of the IS in Syria and especially after the liberation of Raqqa in October 2017, the Turkish state intensified its threats and attacks against the Democratic Federation of the North of Syria In this context began the Turkish invasion and war against Afrin on January 20, 2018 violating international law and the sovereignty of its neighboring country.
The Turkish army has launched this war in cooperation with jihadist groups from the ranks of the FSA. Many of them are ex members of Al-Qaeda or EI.
(TURKEY HAS 354 LEOPARD TANKS MADE IN GERMANY AND 1690 US MADE TANKS…OVER 2000 IN TOTAL, PLUS A HUGE RANGE OF MODERN NATO EQUIPMENT AND AIR FORCE. IT HAS OVER 500,000 ACTIVE SOLDIERS AND 355,000 RESERVES. Afrin on the other hand has hardly any tanks, volunteer soldiers and no air force THE ENTIRE POPULATION OF AFRIN IS ONLY 200,000 PLUS ANOTHER 200,000 REFUGEES TAKEN IN FROM THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR source Wikipedia)
 War and Humanitarian Situation
Since the beginning of the war, those who have suffered the most are Afrin’s civilian population: Kurds, Arabs, Turkmen, Armenians, Ezidis, Alawites, Christians and Muslims. According to hospital staff in Avrin, more than 160 civilians have been killed between January 20, 2018 and February 12, 2018 due to attacks by the Turkish army and its associated Jihadist groups of the FSA against the people of Afrin,
Also 480 were injured, including children, women and the elderly.
February 16, 2018 – SATIRE, BREAKING NEWS, WORLD NEWSA DISTURBING REPORT issued by the International Centre For Research (ICFR) has estimated that guns are on course to phase out Americans by 2050, WWN has learned.
With the number of people suffering horrific and violent gun deaths in America exceeding 33,000 per year, it is believed when this harrowing statistic is combined with an unwavering commitment from politicians to do nothing, the result will be the total eradication of all 320 million Americans by 2050.
“If current trends continue, the last two standing will go down in a blaze of depressing glory sometime late 2050,” explained head of the report Duncan Morrow.
The ICFR report makes for truly upsetting reading, and begs for immediate action to be taken in relation to a number of competing problems which can all be identified as contributing to America’s gun deaths problem. However, leading Republican politicians who have received the report could only confirm how quickly it burned when placed on an open fire.
“I’m here to reassure you, you may be scared after what happened recently, but America will always be a place that is safe for you,” President Donald Trump said in a press conference in which he talked directly to an assortment of worried firearms, in a bid to reassure all guns that no harm would come them in these troubling times.
Those desperately crying out for action in the wake of tragic death after tragic death after tragic death after tragic death have been incorrectly told it is normal that someone can legally buy an AR-15 rifle before they can purchase beer, and not to worry as other non-gun things kill more Americans every year and something should be done about that instead.
Others suffering insurmountable grief and pain after learning of yet more carnage facilitated by politicians paid by the NRA not to change laws have been told to reconvene in the usual places in public and online to voice their anger next time something like this happens again.
Coincidiendo con el final de la Marcha Internacional por la Libertad de Öcalan y las presas políticas en Turquía, día en el que se realizará una gran manifestación en Estrasburgo, convocamos una concentración de apoyo a esta marcha y de repulsa a la invasión turca del cantón de Efrîn de la Federación Democrática del Norte de Siria.
La concentración será en la C/ Rafael Calvo 18, frente a la embajada de Turquía (<m> Iglesia), este sábado 17 de febrero a las 19.00.
SU LUCHA ES TAMBIÉN NUESTRA LUCHA: LA BATALLA POR LA LIBERACIÓN DE TODOS LOS PUEBLOS DEL MUNDO
by Rabia Mehmood The funeral of Pakistan’s celebrated human rights defender Asma Jahangir was a poignant display of women’s resistance, writes Mehmood [Rabia Mehmood]
People don’t usually break societal barriers and disrupt the patriarchal order at funerals anywhere in the world, let alone in Pakistan. But on February 13, many women in Lahore, including myself, did just that by actively participating in a janaza, a Muslim funeral ritual, for the first time.
From 2006 to 2008, Duran took out 68 commercial and personal loans from a total of 39 banks with no guarantees or property as collateral. He had no intention of repaying the debts, and used the money to finance various anti-capitalist movements.In 2008, Duran released both an online article entitled “I have “robbed” 492,000 euros from those who rob us the most, in order to denounce them and build alternatives for society” (translated), and an online video, each explaining what he had done and that he had left the country to view the reaction and consider his next move.
This was also published in the free magazine Crisis, in Catalan, of which 200,000 copies were printed and distributed by volunteers throughout Catalonia. A second newspaper, We can! Live Without Capitalism was distributed on March 17, 2009, and a third, We want! on September 17, 2009.
16 FEB …The Dockers have been reinstated in their jobs and VICTORY declared for now
DOCKERS STRIKE! ‘CNT PORTUARIS’ COMMUNIQUE !!
”Our affiliates are accused of putting their own lives ahead of the economic benefits of the company. And that’s why they ARE DISMISSED.
700 people die each year in work accidents in the Spanish State. THIS STRIKE IS FOR THEM. This strike is for all of you, WORKERS, who, like our companions, are forced day after day to choose between your safety or your sustenance.
First of all, DIGNITY. Soon they will know that we are not merchandise.
ALL TO THE PORT OF BARCELONA ON DAYS 15, 16 and 17 FEBRUARY.
COME TO SUPPORT THE STRIKE IN THE MOORING!”
Statement on the dismissal of three Dockers in the Port of Barcelona
Enviat per Sec. Premsa
Dismissal of three union workers without any cause. The message is clear: the firm defense of workers’ rights is not allowed. We pick up the glove. One month before the Trial for Collective Conflict is held before the Social Chamber of the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia, our company MOORING & PORT SERVICE intends to gain an advantage .that will allow it to influence collective bargainingContinue reading CNT Dock Strike in Barcelona.. Comminiqué and Insight→
Source: Near East Destination by Sara A. de Ceano-Vivas. The Kurdistan women’s movement in Afrin, Kongra Star, has made a global appeal to all women and feminist groups to stand in solidarity with Afrin’s resistance through actions and protests.
#YPJ ; UK fighter Kimmie celebrating Victory in #Raqqa. A beautiful day after months of hardship.
In support of the call for women in the city of Tibersipiye, in the canton of Cizire, this morning a non-mixed demonstration took place in the center of the city. Likewise, the European march from Luxburgo to Strasbourg, where more than 200 people from 17 different countries are participating, have expressed their support for the feminist solidarity campaign in their official communiqué.
A YPJ volunteer helps rescue enslaved women from ISIS at the end of the battle for Manbij.
“In addition to racist, religious-fundamentalist and sexist oppression, Turkey aims to erase the vestiges of the history of women and the matriarchal and egalitarian culture in our region,” reads the statement, which was read in the capital of Afrin yesterday. the morning.