Politics and Society

The Case for Kurdistan

The West must support Kurdish independence to right the wrongs of the past and create stability in the Middle East Historically speaking, post-colonial states suffer from the need to create a legitimate and acc...

Cults of Kurdistan

Following Jalal Talabani’s recent return to the Kurdistan region, there have been widespread celebrations amongst the Kurdish people albeit the majority being PUK supporters. People are happy to see an old patr...

Means of Resistance

Not long ago, I was having a discussion with a friend from Catalonia. Catalonia is nation battling a struggle of its own; it is seeking its independence from the Iberian Kingdom of Spain just as we are doing in...

Choking on Silence

East Kurdistan is one of the most heavily assimilated, deeply oppressed and significantly under reported regions of Kurdistan. There are many reasons for this. All political. And all part of Iran’s grand ayatol...

My neighbours are making a ruckus

I hate waking up to unexpected noise that is new to me, from hammers hitting nails, drills screaming into a wall or those irritating couple's that keep shooting bullets at each other. It seems that my neighbour...

The Battle for Rojava

“The Kurds are Jews and we will not stop until we exterminate them,” a direct quote from Al-Qaeda’s leader, Abu Khalid Altunisi’s at Friday prayer in Tul Abiat, Southern Syria.  Following that speech, Al-Qaeda...

Honouring our martyrs by Shwan Fatah

The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone and they do not necessarily reflect those of the institutions to which he is affiliated. Below is the text translation taken from footage ca...

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