A Snail for Peace: Our Support and Full Solidarity with the Populations Under Attack in Syria
“The phone lines are down, the resistance has begun…I’ll try to pass you the numbers of those who speak English…” This is the message we received yesterday from members of our network in Syria, Rojava. As soon as we learned of the danger, the threat of attack, we tried to reach out and help, confronted …
The Free Gardens of Kobanî
Growing the future in Rojava
The city of Kobanî came to international prominence during the autumn of 2014, when Islamic State (ISIS) attacked it. After a long, drawn-out and ultimately unsuccessful siege, in which thousands of people died and several thousand had to abandon their homes, Kobanî become a symbol of hope and resistance throughout the world. But then what? Once the fighting was over, Kobanî quickly became old news. Meanwhile, for its residents, life goes on. And as ever, a secure food supply is priority that comes before all others.