Entries by Rojava IC

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Berlin Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg – Interview mit der Stadtverwaltung Derik

Im Jahr 2019 wurde eine Städtepartnerschaft zwischen Berlin Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg und Derik gegründet. Seitdem wurden mehrere Projekte in Zusammenarbeit realisiert, darunter ökologische Initiativen, Dienstleistungsangebote und Austausch von Wissen. RIC sprach mit Berivan Hussain und Ciwan Hassan, den Ko-Vorsitzenden der Stadtverwaltung Derik, über die Partnerschaft. Worin besteht Ihre Arbeit? Berivan: Seit zwei Jahren arbeite ich in der […]

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Berlin Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg – Interview with Derik Municipality

In 2019, a city partnership between Berlin Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and Derik was established. Since then, several projects have been realized in cooperation, including ecological initiatives, service provisions and information exchanges. RIC spoke to Berivan Hussain and Ciwan Hassan, the co-chairs of the people’s municipality of Derik, regarding the partnership. What is your work? Berivan: For two […]

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“When we say defense, most people think of weapons, but this is not all” – HPC, North and East Syria’s Civil Defense Forces

  HPC members guarding community croplands near Heseke, June 2023   Introduction While North and East Syria’s (NES) Women’s and People’s Defense Units (the YPJ and YPG) have taken worldwide headlines for their role in the defeat of ISIS’ caliphate and continue to garner attention, a much lesser-known force in NES is the HPC – […]

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Turkish airstrikes on Suwaydiyah power station: documenting the damage

Turkey has established a systematic practice of targeting NES’ power infrastructure in period airstrike campaigns, usually lasting several days. Amongst Turkey’s key targets is the Suwaydiyah gas and electricity station. This vital station is NES’ only domestic gas bottling plant and a key source of electricity for vital services such as hospitals, mills, bakeries and […]

Die türkischen Luftangriffe auf Nord- und Ostsyrien zielen auf Stromversorgung, Öl und andere zivile Infrastruktur.

Vier Tage lang hat die Türkei mehr als 50 Orte in Nord- und Ostsyrien (NES) angegriffen und Luftangriffe auf wichtige Strom- und Ölinfrastrukturen sowie auf Industrieanlagen, Asayish-Kontrollpunkte, Fabriken und zivile Wohnhäuser geflogen. 2 Millionen Menschen sind ohne Strom und Wasser, nachdem die türkischen Angriffe 7 wichtige Elektrizitätswerke außer Betrieb gesetzt haben.

Interview – Mohamed Omar, Asayish (Internal Security Forces)

Across 4 days in January, Turkey conducted airstrikes on over 50 locations across North and East Syria (NES), targeting key electricity and oil infrastructure, as well as industrial sites, Asayish (Internal Security Forces) checkpoints, factories and civilian homes. RIC spoke with Mohamed Omar, who is amongst the personnel responsible for the Asayish (Internal Security Forces) […]

Nuova ondata di attacchi aerei turchi nella NES contro le infrastrutture civili

In 4 giorni, la Turchia ha preso di mira oltre cinquanta località nella Siria nord-orientale (NES), conducendo attacchi aerei su infrastrutture chiave per l’elettricità ed il petrolio, oltre che su siti industriali, posti di blocco Asayish (Forze di Sicurezza Interna), fabbriche ed abitazioni civili. Due milioni di persone sono senza elettricità ed acqua, dopo che […]

Day 2 – Turkish airstrikes on North and East Syria target electricity, oil and other civilian infrastructure.

Across 4 days, Turkey targets over 50 locations across North and East Syria (NES), conducting airstrikes on key electricity and oil infrastructure, as well as industrial sites, Asayish (Internal Security Forces) checkpoints, factories and civilian homes. 2 million people are without power and water, after Turkish strikes put 7 key electricity stations out of service. […]

Fresh Turkish airstrikes on North and East Syria target electricity, oil and other civilian infrastructure.

Turkey targets over 30 locations across North and East Syria (NES), conducting airstrikes on electricity and oil infrastructure and civilian factories and warehouses. This marks the third time in three months that Turkey has embarked on an airstrike campaign targeting NES’ essential infrastructure; such repeated destruction of oil and electricity infrastructure raises fears of humanitarian […]