The mountains spoke

Hewraman, where south meets east, shoulder-to-shoulder they become one. Where enforced borders become invisible, the mountaintops reach towards the sun. The border post, a remote and yellow painted block of...

Emotions surfacing in the motherland

In the month of March, Listen to the cries of the mountains, Listen to the pleas of the martyrs, Ey Kurdistan For the past 26 years Kurds have commemorated the gruesome chemical attacks on Halabja in a month th...

Destination Amed: Diaries from home

Destination Amed: Diaries from home; On our first day in the city, we step out to get some breakfast before our guided tour around the city. Though it’s early, the weather is already hot, and having travelled f...

An introduction to diasporic identity

The struggle for Kurdistan emerged in the context of a fragmented nature of existence, occupied by different nation-states, and rulings powers that refused to recognize Kurds. Within diasporic communities the s...