Monthly Archives: August 2015

Internationale Oproep voor de heropbouw van Kobane en de opening van een humanitaire corridor

Op 15 september 2014 lanceerde IS-Daesh hun eerste globaal offensief op Kobane, in Syrië. De Koerdische bevolking organiseerde, steunende op de krachten van het volk (YPG en YPJ), haar verdediging. Het verzet van de vrouwen mannen binnen Kobane was een gevecht voor democratie, voor de mensenrechten, voor een gemeenschappelijke toekomst en de erkenning van gelijkheid van de vrouw in de samenleving. De steun van de internationale coalitie was nuttig maar zeker niet afdoende.

Kobane werd bevrijd na 134 dagen van verzet, maar tussen 25 en 27 juni pleegde IS haar laatste laffe terreurdaad de mensheid en vermoordde het 200 mensen, voornamelijk burgers waaronder een meerderheid vrouwen en kinderen die op brutale wijze werden vermoord. De bedreiging is vandaag verdwenen.

De stad is bijna volledig vernield: de levensnoodzakelijke diensten zoals electriciteit, voedsel en sanitair of gezondheidszorg worden op minimaal niveau geïnstalleerd. De islamitische Staat heeft opnieuw haar brutaliteit getoodn door her en der mijnen achter te laten die de terugkeer van de bevolking vertraagt. Continue reading Internationale Oproep voor de heropbouw van Kobane en de opening van een humanitaire corridor

Appello Internazionale per la ricostruzione di Kobanê e per l’apertura di un corridoio umanitario

Il 15 settembre 2014 i Daesh hanno lanciato la loro prima ingente offensiva contro il cantone curdo di Kobanê, in Siria. La popolazione curda, guidata dalle forze di autodifesa del popolo ( YPG e YPJ) ha organizzato una grande difesa contro l’attacco. La resistenza di uomini e donne all’interno di Kobanê, è stata una battaglia per la democrazia, per i diritti umani, per un futuro comune, per la legittimazione e l’uguaglianza delle donne nella società . Il supporto della Coalizione Internazionale è stato prezioso ma non sufficiente.

Kobanê è stata liberata dopo 134 giorni di resistenza, ma tra il 25 e il 27 giugno l’ ISIS ha compiuto l’ennesima strage contro l’umanità: più di 200 civili, la maggior parte dei quali donne e bambini, sono stati brutalmente assassinati. La minaccia non è stata quindi rimossa.

La città risulta quasi completamente distrutta: i servizi essenziali quali acqua ed elettricità, i rifornimenti di cibo e i le cure sanitarie sono ai minimi livelli o addirittura inesistenti. Lo Stato Islamico inoltre, dimostrando ulteriormente la sua brutalità, ha dislocato migliaia di mine per impedire il ritorno della popolazione nelle proprie terre. Continue reading Appello Internazionale per la ricostruzione di Kobanê e per l’apertura di un corridoio umanitario

Turkish military attacks against the Kurds continue

How long will the International coalition allow Turkey`s deception to continue?

Since the 24th of July, daily a bombing campaign has been launched by the Turkish military over Kurdish guerrilla forces and civilians in Iraqi Kurdistan. Close to 60 (F-16 and F-4) jets carry out bombing campaigns daily, targeting several locations. The attacks resulted in 9 civilian casualties and dozens injured. This military strategy has led to extensive environmental damage to the surrounding areas, injury of civilians and hundreds of villages evacuated.

Turkish Government is manipulating the international public opinion and the coalition against ISIS to wage a clear and deliberate war against the Kurds. Since the Turkish Government “decided” to stand with the international coalition against ISIS, it has waged only one bombing campaign against ISIS, and only weapons warehouses were targeted. Instead the daily bombing campaign against the Kurds and not only targeted the guerrilla forces, but also civilian areas.

Even inside Turkey they are daily attacks against Kurdish forces political activists, democratic forces, human rights groups, as well the as targeting of members of the democratically elected HDP party is ongoing. Till now the Turkish government has arrested over 1500 Kurds, human rights activist and oppositions members.

How long will the UN, EU, and the USA continue not to act against Turkish Government and its war against the Kurds, which is only serving to strengthen ISIS and its terrorist objectives in the region?

To stay silent or inactive against Turkish Government`s deliberate policy of targeting the Kurds will prepare the base for a new genocide and give ISIS the morale to target the international community.

If there was doubt over Turkish Government`s support for ISIS, the current disproportionate attacks against the Kurds is ample evidence. By weakening the Kurds, Turkish Government empowers ISIS, logistically, economically and militarily.

 

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