German and British Complicity in Turkey’s Drone Warfare

With military operations being waged by Turkey in dozens of countries, drone warfare has become a key part of the regime’s arsenal. Azerbaijan, Southern Kurdistan, Northern Syria, Northern Kurdistan, Yemen and Libya are just some of the areas where Turkish drones have played an active role. These drone strikes have often targeted civilians, including women’s groups … Read more

Turkish Drones Kill Three in Attack on Kurdish Women’s Group

A drone strike carried out by Turkish military forces has killed three Kurdish women as part of an attack targeting Kurdish feminist activists. The attack hit the village of Helîncê in Kobanê on the evening of Tuesday 23rd June.  Reports suggest that three women including Kongra Star Fırat Region Coordination member Zehra Berkel were killed … Read more

‘All that blood is on their hands’ – an eyewitness calls out the arms industry’s role in Turkey’s attack on Afrin

An internationalist volunteer has spoken to The Canary about joining the armed resistance against the Turkish invasion of Afrin in northern Syria last year. In 2012, a revolution began in the majority-Kurdish region of Rojava in northern Syria. People organised themselves into communes, declared autonomy, and began practising stateless direct democracy. The revolution, however, was … Read more