Syria

Food Sovereignty in times of War

Domiz Refugee Camp, Irak. Image from Lemon Tree Trust.

The 15th Garden network in Syria supports community gardeners and farmers in the country to grow “free food for a free people”, while also building solidarity amongst farmers from Syria and peasants’ resistance worldwide. Even in situations of war, hunger, and climate crisis people makes creative solutions that spread justice and strengthen community activism.

Trotskyism and the War in Syria

The casual observer might think that Trotskyism has been quite consistent in its views on the Syrian war but in fact there are almost as many positions on the war as there are Trotskyist groups. And this is no accident. Before we look at the stance that various Trotskyist groups have taken on the Syrian war it is useful to provide a brief overview of Trotsky and Trotskyism.

Syrië: geen oorlog dan de klassenoorlog!

US-UK-French bombardment of Syrian targets

Verklaring van de Anarchist Communist Group (ACG) over de recente bombardementen op Syrië door de Amerikaanse, Britse en Franse regering.

Syria: the Real Significance of the US Bombardment

Do not be misled by this almost "harmless" American bombardment, of which the Russians and thus Assad himself were fully prepared in advance. This show of strength is to justify, not only the continuation of the war, but its future extension. For the moment they have avoided the conditions for direct confrontation. However, there will always be time and opportunity to trigger them, regardless of whether the premises are true or false.

A personal account of Rojava - Anonymous (from Lions of Rojava website)

Rojava Map

An eyewitness account of life in the cantons of Rojava under the PYD, transcribed from the now-censored Lions of Rojava recruiting website for foreign fighters

A propos de l’agression de l’armée turque sur le canton d’Afrin (Rojava)

Commentaires de Tristan Leoni (auteur de la série de textes « Califat et Barbarie ») publiée sur https://ddt21.noblogs.org/?page_id=1906#comment-4276

About the Turkish army’s aggression on the canton of Afrin (Rojava)

Tristan Leoni’s comments (who is the author of the series of texts “Caliphate and Barbarity”) published in French on https://ddt21.noblogs.org/?page_id=1906#comment-4276

We have a huge political responsibility

Arthur on the ambivalent relationship between the local population and the SDF. After defeating Daesh, the real challenge will be to establish democratic confederalism.

We had concluded an agreement with the Islamic State

Upon an agreement, the SDF let IS leave Mansoura.