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War on ISIS or Shadow Boxing in the Middle East? - by SAPJC
Castro Valley Library, Chabot Room 3600 Norbridge Avenue (between Redwood Road and Castro Valley Blvd.) Castro Valley, CA 94546 Public transit: Castro Valley BART, AC 32
Event Date:Sat Feb 14, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 4:27PM
Global Rally against ISIS – for Kobanê – for Humanity! NOV. 01, 2014 - by Layla
The so-called international coalition to fight the ISIS, have not helped Kurdish resistance effectively despite witnessing the ongoing genocide committed against Kobanê. They have not fulfilled their real international legal obligations. Some of the countries in the coalition, especially Turkey, are among financial and military supporters of the ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria. Therefore a Global Rally against ISIS – for Kobanê – for Humanity is vital. If the world wants democracy i...
Posted: Wed Oct 29, 2014 7:24AM
Turkey agrees to allow Peshmerga from Iraq into Kobane - by S
Turkey to allow Kurdish PUK troops from Iraq to pass Turkey and enter Kobane. YPG is not asking for this support. Indeed, it may turn into an occupation of revolutionary Kobane after ISIL has been kicked out, since Iraqi Kurdish PUK is not as left-leaning and democratic as the YPG. Kurdish militias in Iraq are unfortunately not revolutionary, which is why they enjoy endless US and EU support. PUK: Kurdish Patriotic Union.
Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:53AM
DAF Anarchists report from Kobane (Oct 9) after 24 days of ISIS attacks - by DAF
DAF (anarchist federation) reports on Oct 9 about the 24th day of ISIS attacks on Kobanê.
Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 7:39AM
Kobanê Solidarity Graffiti in West Oakland - by anonymous
Graffiti expressing solidarity with Kobanê appeared in multiple locations across West Oakland.
Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:29PM
ISIS: Genocidal Jihad Made in the USA; U.S. Out of Syria and Iraq! - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Religious fanatics of ISIS marching 250 fighters of the secular Syrian Arab Army through the desert before lining them up in frnt of their graves and shooting them. From video released by ISIS late in August.]
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:45PM
Down with the Imperialist War in Iraq and Syria! - by PCInt
In early August the American government decided to launch a limited “humanitarian action” – in the form of mass bombing! – in Iraq, after an international campaign to mobilize public opinion over the plight of the Yazidi and Christian minorities who have been threatened with “genocide” by the advance of Islamist rebels of “the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant” (better known by the acronym ISIS).
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:13AM
SF Demonstration in Solidarity with Kobane and Rojava Revolution 10/11/14 - by BIJI YPG
Members of the Kurdish diaspora in the Bay Area joined local anarchists today for an afternoon demonstration in solidarity with the Rojava Revolution and the Kurdish resistance in Kobane fighting off a brutal siege by ISIS. Over 50 people took over Powell and Market in San Francisco with powerful banners and thousands of leaflets throughout the afternoon today.
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 8:53PM
David Graeber on Rojava Revolution - Spanish Civil War of our age? - by S
If there is a parallel today to Franco’s superficially devout, murderous Falangists, who would it be but Isis? If there is a parallel to the Mujeres Libres of Spain, who could it be but the courageous women defending the barricades in Kobane? Is the world – and this time most scandalously of all, the international left – really going to be complicit in letting history repeat itself?
Posted: Wed Oct 8, 2014 9:06AM
¡Abajo la guerra imperialista en Irak y Siria! - by partido comunista internacional
A comienzos de agosto, el gobierno estadounidense decidía lanzar una “operación humanitaria” limitada en Irak bajo la forma de bombardeos. No sin antes haber realizado una campaña internacional de movilización de la opinión pública con respecto a las minorías yazidíes y cristianas que habrían sido amenazadas de “genocidio”, en virtud del avance de los rebeldes islamistas del “Estado Islámico de Iraq y el Levante” (mejor conocidos por sus siglas en inglés ISIS).
Posted: Wed Oct 8, 2014 12:37AM
In the Rubble of US Imperialism: Why the US isn't helping Syrian kurds - by S
The Syrian YPG has a track record of smashing the Islamic State in fair fights. The US, nonetheless, is refusing to back them against the IS: based ultimately on their progressive politics.
Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:31AM
Turkish anarchists join the fight to save Kobane from ISIS; updates from Kobane - by C
Istanbul anarchists along other leftists, feminists, and 'Gezi park types' have managed to cross over into Syria and the northern town of Kobane which is currently threatened by ISIS. Vice reported yesterday that ISIS is within 5 miles of the city and are attacking with US military equipment including tanks that outmatches the weapons available to the YPG - Kurdish People's Protection Units . Vice also reported that "Hundreds of Turkish Kurds are arriving too, sneaking or bribing their way ac...
Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:27PM
Forum/Foro: Another U.S. War in the Middle East/Otra Guerra por EEUU en el Medio Oriente - by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., btwn 25th and 26th Sts. Near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI $3 - $5 donation requested, no one turned away for lack of funds. Refreshments served. Wheelchair accessible. For more info: 415-821-6171 or www.PSLweb.org. 2969 Calle Mission. Esquiná de la calle 25 y 26, acerca de BART/24 St., MUNI #14, 49 Sugerimos una donación de $3 a $5, todos bienvenidos, con o sin fondos. Habrá antojitos. Para mayor información llame al PSL, en 415-821-6171
Event Date:Fri Sep 26, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:15PM
Reese Erlich: Inside Syria, Their Civil War and What to Expect - by
St. John's Presbyterian Church 2727 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94705 510-845-6830 http://www.stjohnsberkeley.org
Event Date:Thu Oct 9, 2014 7:30PM
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:00AM
Local Kurdish community organizes fundraising event for Yezidis, Christians refugees - by Mal Ava
Spiedo Ristorante 223 E 4th Ave San Mateo, CA 94401
Event Date:Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:33PM
8 Things to Know About the Iraq Crisis - by MoveOn.org
We have options to support the people of Iraq, as well as tackle this crisis in a way that reflects America's best interests and 21st century realities. For one, the US can work through the United Nations... The Friends Committee on National Legislation also recommends a number of steps instead of US bombing, such as working with other nations.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:02AM
U.S. Launches Airstrikes in Iraq, Slaughter Resumes in Gaza: Emergency Protest Tonight - by Curt
Powell and Market BART plaza
Event Date:Fri Aug 8, 2014 5:00PM
Posted: Fri Aug 8, 2014 1:17PM
Stop the Genocide in Iraq - by Bella Yousif
Justin Herman Plaza 1 Market Street San Francisco CA 94101
Event Date:Sat Aug 2, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:27PM
Santa Cruz Day of Outrage Against Wars in Palestine/Israel, Iraq, and Syria - by
Clock Tower Santa Cruz Pacific Ave and Water St, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:48PM
Santa Cruz Activists Display Names of Palestinian Children Killed in Gaza (video/x-flv 15.9MB) - by Alex Darocy
At a vigil calling for peace in the Middle East held in Santa Cruz on July 21, activists displayed a partial list of the names of Palestinian children killed by Israelis in Gaza since July 7. The names, printed on plain white pages, were displayed along several lines suspended in front of the Town Clock. The demonstration was the latest in a series of actions organized in Santa Cruz to call for peace in the Middle East, specifically in Iraq, Syria, and Palestine. [Top video: Placards list the...
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:15PM