BLOGS & NEWS
The Kurdish Question. https://kurdishquestion.com/index.php
ANF News. http://anfenglish.com/
Dilar Dirik, Blog. http://dilar91.blogspot.com/
ANHA Hawar News Agency. http://en.hawarnews.com/
The Rojava Report. https://rojavareport.wordpress.com/
ARA News. http://aranews.net/
JINHA News. http://jinha.com.tr/en
Democratic Union Party News. http://en.pydrojava.com/category/news/
YPG News. https://www.ypgrojava.org/category/News
Rojava: A Safe Haven in the Middle of Syria’s Brutal Civil War – Rahila Gupta. CNN. 2016.
A Dream of Secular Utopia in ISIS’s Backyard – Wes Enzinna. New York Times. 2015.
What the Syrian Kurds Have Wrought: The Radical, Unlikely, Democratic Experiment in Northern Syria – Si Sheppard. Atlantic Monthly. 2016.
Turkish Anarchists on the Fight for Kobane – Interviews w/DAF. Crimethinc. 2014-2015.
Journey to Rojava – Interview w/Ercan Ayboga. Janet Biehl. 2014.
Joint Statement of the Academic Delegation to Rojava – David Graeber, et al. Roarmag.org. 2015.
The Rojava Revolution – Evangelos Araios. Opendemocracy.net. 2015.
The New PKK: Unleashing a Social Revolution in Kurdistan – Rafael Taylor. Roarmag.org. 2014.
Regaining Hope in Rojava – Jo Magpie. Opendemocracy.net. 2016.
The Revolution in Rojava – Meredith Tax. Dissentmagazine.org. 2016.
What Is Social Ecology? –Murray Bookchin
Libertarian Municipalism –Murray Bookchin
Democratic Confederalism – Abdullah Ocalan
The Bookchin-Ocalan Connection – Janet Biehl
ROAR Magazine, Murray Bookchin and the Kurdish Resistance. Joris Leverink. 2015. https://roarmag.org/essays/bookchin-kurdish-struggle-ocalan-rojava/
The Kurds’ Democratic Experiment – Carne Ross. New York Times. 2015. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/30/opinion/the-kurds-democratic-experiment.html
A Model of Municipal Service in Rojava – Derik Municipality
Rojava’s Communes & Councils – Janet Biehl
Democratic Autonomy in Rojava – New Compass
The Experiment of West Kurdistan (Syrian Kurdistan) Has Proved That People Can Make Changes – Zaher Baher
Backgrounder on the Union of Communities in Kurdistan, KCK.
Introduction To The Political And Social Structures Of Democratic Autonomy In Rojava – Kurdishquestion.com
FAQ On the Communes and Councils – Janet Biehl
Rojava Dispatch 3: Members of Commune Sehid Kawa C Decide on New Boundaries – Paul Z. Simons
Building Democracy Without a State – Dilar Dirik
An Anarchist Perspective on Rojava’s Co-Ops and Communes – Worker’s Solidarity Movement
Democratic Confederalism in Kurdistan – Corporate Watch
Document of the Democratic Federal System of Rojava – Northern Syria
The No State Solution: Institutionalizing Libertarian Socialism in Kurdistan – Alexander Kolokotronis
The Women Leading a Social Revolution in Syria’s Rojava – Newsweek
The Women’s Revolution in Rojava – Janet Biehl
Rojava Women Found Economy Assembly in Their City – JINHA
Everything Is Hard for Women in a Patriarchal Society – Syria Direct
Self-ruling Syrian Kurdish Region Issues Women’s Rights Decree – Assyrian International News Agency
Women Are the Guaranty of the Revolution in Rojava – ANF
Yekîtiya Star – Wikipedia
Women Will Not Leave Their Freedom After the Revolution – ANF
Women Take the Initiative for Rojava – DIHA
Rojava: The Women Who Wove a Revolution – JINHA
Why Jineology?: Re-Constructing the Sciences towards a Communal and Free Life – Kurdishquestion.com
The Kurdistan Woman’s Liberation Movement – PKKonline.com
Interview With the World’s First Army of Women – Evren Kocabıçak
Women’s Protection Units – Wikipedia
Syrian Kurds’ Spending Plans Reflect Rising Ambitions – Reuters
Rojava’s Threefold Economy – Janet Biehl
Rojava – The Formation of an Economic Alternative: Private Property in the Service of All – Michael Knapp
Efrin Economy Minister: Rojava Challenging Norms of Class, Gender and Power – Özgür Gündem
Syrian Kurds Refine Oil for Themselves for First Time – Agence France Presse
Communal Economy Grows in Rojava Despite War – ANHA
6 Notes on the Economics of the Rojava Revolution – Novaramedia.com
The Experience of Co-Operative Societies in Rojava – The Hampton Institute
Rojava Revolution: building autonomy in the Middle East – ROAR Magazine, Sandar Saadi. 2014.
Asayish (Rojava Cantons) – Wikipedia
In Kobani, Volunteers Cobble a Police Force – Syria Deeply
Rojava Dispatch Five: The YPG/YPJ; Militias That Grow Hope – Paul Z Simons
Official People’s Defense Units (YPG) Website
Official Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) Website
Syrian Democratic Forces – Wikipedia
Syrian Kurdish – Islamist Conflict (2013 – Present) – Wikipedia
Yazidis: Getting Ready to Fight Back – SBC. The Economist. 2015.
Building Autonomy in Turkey & Kurdistan – Interview w/ Revolutionary Anarchist Action
Forget the UN! Meet the Self-Determining Refugees in Kurdistan – Dilar Dirik
The Social Threads That Link the Zapatistas of Mexico & the Kurds of Rojava – Kurdishquestion.com
Anarchist Writers Resources on the Rojava Revolution
Revolution in Rojava : democratic autonomy and women’s liberation in Syrian Kurdistan. Anja Flach, Michael Knapp, Ercan Ayboga. 2016.
A Road Unforeseen: Women Fight the Islamic State. Meredith Tax. 2016.
To Dare Imagining, the Rojava Revolution. Dilar Dirik (Editor); David Levi Strauss (Editor); Michael Taussig (Editor); Peter Lamborn Wilson (Editor. A Small Key Can Open a Large Door. AK Press. 2015.
Agha, shaikh, and state: the social and political structures of Kurdistan. Martin van Bruinessen.1992. London: Zed Books.
Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization. 2015. Abdullah Ocalan. New Compass Press.
Prison Writings. The Roots of Civilization. 2003. Abdullah Ocalan.
The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy. Murray Bookchin. Edited by Debbie Bookchin and Blair Taylor. Preface by Ursula K. Le Guin
A Small Key Can Open a Large Door: The Rojava Revolution. Edited by Strangers In A Tangled Wilderness. Combustion Books. 2014.
New World Summit, Dilar Dirik, 2014.
New World Summit, Fadile Yildirim (Kurdish Women’s Movement)
New World Summit, Stateless Democracy: The Revolution in Rojava Kurdistan [part 1]
Rojava revolution – A look at Co-operatives & assemblies – video with commentary in the text
(Part 1) Rojava: Syria’s Unknown War
(Part 2). Night Operation Against the Islamic State: The Battle for Rojava
(Part 3). Kurds Assert Control of Hasakah: The Battle for Rojava
(Part 4) A Syria Of Their Own & White Gold
PBS Frontline, “Rise of ISIS” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceOv7TANdpg&index=29&list=PLpDa59LHOliFMQvSXXD15ybKAWJEtN3z5
Pêşiya Malê, Riya Kubarê b’dare
ORGANIZATIONS & ALLIES
Free Ocalan! Cologn, GE. http://www.freeocalan.org/?p=197
Kurdish Student Union (Yekîtiya Xwendekarên Kurdistan) http://www.yxkonline.com/
Network for an Alternative Quest (NetworkAQ)
Leeds Friends of Rojava
New Compass Press (Oslo, Norway)
Kurdish Studies Center (Dortmund, Germany)
Black Rose Books