[NetBehaviour] #rojava

helen varley jamieson helen at creative-catalyst.com
Tue Dec 8 22:26:16 CET 2015

thanks for these links, antje; i have heard about the female kurdish
fighters before but not much so it's very interesting to learn more
about it.

On 6/12/15 11:11 34AM, AGF poemproducer wrote:
> hi,
> I spent last days reading and studying the kurdish female fighters and
> their efforts to built an independent equal and just state in north
> east syria… i am a pacifist in my deepest structure but have been
> challanged and confused by what is happening there… if you need to
> read up look for hashtags #Rojava
> any thoughts ?
> (i find this article a good sum up)
> http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2015/11/25/rojava_is_a_radical_experiment_in_democracy_in_northern_syria_american_leftists.html
> "I recently spoke to someone from the Kurdish women’s movement in
> Rojava and asked what they need most. She said they need a massive
> international solidarity campaign, beginning with political education
> about the evolution of the PKK and its politics, including its
> emphasis on democratic governance, anti-sectarianism, secularism,
> ecology, and women’s liberation. In practical terms, they need all
> possible international pressure to be put on Turkey and the KRG to end
> the embargo and let supplies through. They need the terrorist
> designation to be lifted so they can travel and raise money and do
> public speaking."
> some more…
> http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/02/remembering-murray-bookchin/<http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/02/remembering-murray-bookchin/>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People%27s_Protection_Units<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People's_Protection_Units
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People%27s_Protection_Units>
> maybe this is also a good thing/ althought americans all over this,
> but maybe for the right reasons for a change
> https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Presidents_Obama_and_Hollande_Prime_Ministers_Cameron_and_Turnbull_Help_the_Kurds_cut_off_ISILs_route_to_Europe/?wTXkYjb
> http://thelionsofrojava.com/index.php/join/
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helen varley jamieson
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