The ZAD declares itself “autonomous”, as did some municipalities in northern Kurdistan (Turkey) in response to the war declared by the Turkish government. These towns are already experiencing some degree of self-management, self-governance, autonomy so. Faced with fierce attacks against civilians by special forces police and army, several neighborhood assemblies have decided to declare themselves autonomous, deny the legitimacy of the state and its repressive forces.
Declaration of Autonomous Zone of the ZAD NDDL in response to the call of the KCK (Kurdistan Communities Confederation)
Update: Support Cizre..The new Kobane. Thousands of supporters who had marched cross country flooded into Cizre for funerals and mass demos when The Turkish State briefly lifted the brutal 8 day total curfew in the resisting Kurdish town. But the relief was short lived and many were trapped as the authorities re-imposed a permanent curfew late Sunday. Eyewitnesses say twenty civilians died there in the first 8 day operation, with people starving and even burials impossible, the Turkish government said only one civilian died and that the rest were ”militants”.
Speaking of their anger at Turkish state for carrying out attacks that terrorized the city for days and killed dozens of local civilians, residents of Cizîr (Cizre) have vowed that the resistance in the city will continue, reports a new article from DİHA and carried in Özgür Gündem.
We have dozens of reports, ignored by the West, of towns taken over and self-governance declared, despite shelling, air attacks, bombings, kidnap, torture by the massive army crackdown. The 2 yr peace process has been shattered by the insane power trip of the Turkish president.
The popular democratic Kurdish uprising in Varto sparked by Turkish State atrocities continues, the governor has declared a state of emergency. #VartoWatchThe city streets are barricaded and it is surrounded by a huge army buildup, including Cobra helicopters. 4 killed by army on 2nd day. Suburbs shelled. Electricity, water and telephone services have been cut off. Western press silent. http://wp.me/pIJl9-6J7
Political genocide operations conducted by security forces across Turkey and North Kurdistan in order to eliminate the Kurdish struggle are continuing increasingly as part of the war policies recently put into practice by the AKP government.Dozens of people are being detained and arrested in many cities and towns across North Kurdistan and Turkey on a daily basis.
A suicide attack with an explosive-laden truck was carried out in Qamishlo city of West Kurdistan, Rojava, at 09:20 local time today.The explosives were detonated at a crossroads between the Asayish (Public Security) Headquarters and the industrial area in Enteriyê neighborhood. Nine civilians including a child and one member of asayish forces have lost their lives in the suicide attack which was conducted with tons of explosives. […]
Alfon is a young Madrid activist who was arrested the morning of the last General Strike and crudely framed up for his attitude. He was free on appeal but, with just days to go before the scandalous Gagging Laws come into effect, the High Court (neo fascist controlled) has had him arrested to serve 4 years.
#Somos Alfon] Tens of thousands demonstrate in the whole Spanish State to demand Freedom Alfon
By Kaos. RepressionShouting “! Alfon freedom,” “We are Alfon” or “All / as against repression” more than 15 thousand people marched through the center of Madrid to demand the release of Alfon, arrested on Wednesday, June 17 – despite the protection of a giant human-wall, to serve the sentence of four years in prison. Called by many social groups, assemblies, militant unions, family and friends, the march brought together thousands of people. It was headed by Elena Ortega, mother of Alfon, carrying a huge banner “We are all Alfon ” with dozens of activists, cultural figures, family…. They have also joined other associations like “Mothers Against Repression” and Antidepressant Solidarity Coordination.Continue reading Mass demos for Alfon.. jailed by corrupt High Court as Gag Law looms→
Either we let him die slowly, or we put him out of his misery. Eventually, we put him out of his misery, and a D9 (armored bulldozer) came over and dropped a mound of rubble on him and that was the end of itcontinue reading ›