Geographical Division: An Ignored Factor Affecting Kurdish Nationalism

We all know the cliché that Kurds have no friends but the mountains, but what I have tried to argue here is that the mountains might not have always been good friends to the Kurds. While mountains can be friends for the Kurds, even better friends would be fellow Kurds, and perhaps the best way to strike that friendship would be for Kurds to not be so reliant on the mountains. Therefore, it prevented the formation of a united national Kurdish identity.[23] Perhaps today, now that we have technologically superseded the limits of geography with novel forms of instantaneous communication, Kurdish national unity can become a genuine possibility.

Jin, Jiyan, Azadi and Confederalist Feminism

By Rojin Mukriyan  Jin, Jiyan, Azadî (woman, life, freedom), a Kurdish slogan, is the leading motto for a revolutionary movement in Iran since September 16, 2022. It was triggered by the killing of Jîna Aminî at the hands of the infamously brutal ‘morality’ police. Since then, men and women have been chanting Jin, Jiyan, Azadî […]