Demonstrators in Iraq demand an end to sectarianism.
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Counter-revolution in Middle East shows crisis of humanity

August 28, 2015

From the signing of a nuclear weapons agreement by the U.S. and Iran, to the ongoing war in Syria including the roles of Turkey and of the Left, this wide-ranging article delves into the Middle East situation with an emphasis on the forces fighting for genuine freedom and a multi-ethnic society.

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Kurds fighting in Kobane, October 2014.

Revolutionary Rojava

November 24, 2014

A correspondent writes: For years now Rojava (“Syrian Kurdistan”) has been making perhaps the most advanced revolution we will see anywhere in our lifetimes practically alone.

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Kurdish prisoners’ hunger strike

December 10, 2012

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters

Kurdish prisoners’ hunger strike

Below are excerpts of a Nov. 5, 2012, statement by Kurdish prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey since Sept. 12. Now thousands more prisoners are joining the hunger strike, making it one of the largest hunger strike protests in history. [On Nov. 18, after [=>]

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