Tag Archives: Kurdish

Fighting ISIS should not be criminalised – Support Aiden Aslin!

Following on from the prosecution of Shilan Ozcelik, a second British YPG/YPJ volunteer is now facing charges for allegedly joining the fight against ISIS. Aiden Aslin is due to appear for a bail hearing on the 5th of April at … Continue reading

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Rojava: revolution or realpolitik?

It’s not easy to keep up with what’s happening in Rojava, or indeed in Syria more generally. People who do have confident analyses of the situation seem to be able to keep up with a bewildering alphabet soup of militias … Continue reading

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Resisting ISIS is not a crime: stand with Shilan!

In the wake of the horrific massacres in Paris and Beirut, hopefully we can all agree that wanting to resist ISIS should not be criminalised. Sadly, the Crown Prosecution Service doesn’t seem to see it that way, and so, as … Continue reading

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A tale of two black flags: some confused thoughts on anti-state resistance to the Islamic State

Over the last few weeks, people across the UK have been taking to the streets to voice their anger at massacres happening in the Middle East. Some of these people have been protesting against Israel’s slaughter in Gaza, a relatively … Continue reading

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