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The Kurds in Rojava

Niels Johan Nielsen
Juhl-Nielsen resides in Copenhagen.
ANARCHISM: In Murray Bookchin's Social Ecology, Abdullah Öcalan saw how the dynamics of women's liberation could and must be reconciled with direct democracy and ecology.

(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)

When Abdullah Öcalan moved to Syria in 1979, it was to begin here a building of an independent Kurdish state with all that it might entail, i.a. a consolidation of the Kurdish language. At the same time, this structure was to constitute a safeguard against Turkey and the NATO country's desire for expansion in the region. Öcalan and the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party, established in 1984) developed their approach to a new culture through their activities in Syria – until their imprisonment in 1999 in Turkey. It happened at partially secret meetings and teaching in private homes.

The youth here received their first political education, and for the women it became the start of a revolution. They had not before. . .

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