News 22.11.2022 a les 14:15h

Turkish, Iranian forces kill dozens in Kurdistan in a week

A new wave of attacks that several regions of Kurdistan are suffering at the hands of the Turkish and Iranian armed forces has left dozens killed in just one week. In northern Syria, towns along the Turkish-Syrian border are being bombed by the Turkish air force in a new punitive operation against the autonomous system led by the left-wing Kurdish movement. Meanwhile, the security forces of Iran's theocratic regime are suppressing anti-government protests in Kurdish-majority regions.   Keep reading

Una protesta a Qamişlo (Rojava) contra els atacs turcs, 20 de novembre de 2022.
News 21.11.2022 a les 15:45h

Italian parties, territories show differences over Lega’s proposal for “differentiated autonomy”

Italian Minister for Regional Affairs Roberto Calderoli (Lega) has unveiled a draft law that should frame access to “differentiated autonomy” for some regions in the Mediterranean country. This is a possibility that has been enshrined in the Constitution since 2001, but has so far not been put into practice. The issue is dividing government parties as well as regions themselves. Keep reading

El govern de Giorgia Meloni. Calderoli és just darrere seu.
Opinion and analysis 9.11.2022 a les 15:15h

Does Lula’s victory bring hope to the Amazon and Indigenous peoples?

Brazil’s 2022 presidential election has enjoyed global following for many reasons. Firstly, because the possibility of a second Bolsonaro term had undeniable regional and ideological implications, as regards the respect for democracy and redistribution of wealth. Lula’s victory may even open a new cycle in the process of Latin American regional integration. But beyond such issues, the election in the South American nation opens up a new hope for the management of Brazil’s social plurality, as well as for respect for nature. The Amazon and Indigenous peoples have gained a relevant role both in the campaign and the resolution of the election. Keep reading

News 7.11.2022 a les 14:30h

UK to negotiate with Mauritius on “exercise of sovereignty” over Chagos

The UK has agreed to enter negotiations with the government of the Republic of Mauritius on the “exercise of sovereignty” over the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The announcement arrives 3 years after the International Court of Justice said London should decolonise the islands. Exile groups fear they will be left out of the process and are calling for the Chagossian people’s right to self-determination to be respected. Keep reading

Diego Garcia, la principal illa de les Chagos.
News 4.11.2022 a les 10:00h

Cartoons in Kurdish help keep language alive with children

“Roja te xweş derbas be”, “have a nice day!”, says one of the Smurfs on Zarok TV, a children’s channel broadcasting in all dialects of Kurdish from the city of Amed (Diyarbakir in Turkish) in south-eastern Turkey. Zarok, which means “child” in Kurdish, plays a public role despite being a private initiative: the youngest children can watch the same cartoons as in neighbouring countries, but in their mother tongue. Keep reading

Una criatura mira un programa de Zarok TV.
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