Polonya Hukuk Kliniği Vakfı Başkanı. Prof. Jose Garcia Anon. İspanya Valensiya Adalet Bölümü Demokratik Reformlar ve Kamu. Hürriyetleri Genel Müdürü. Culture Associations/Kurdistan Workers’ Party (Devrimci Demokratik Kültür anon where he had also established contacts with Palestinian. situation of the Kurds in a drastically changing Middle East . [6] Mehmet Bayrak, Kürtler ve Ulusal-Demokratik Mücadeleleri, Özge.

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The sharp turn the author makes from a decolonizing queer perspective to an anti-Rojava narrative renders the intention of the piece ambiguous. Every authoritarian tendency should be closely monitored. Nor does the anti-ISIS war by the west reduce the Syrian Demokkratik or the PYD to operating merely in a colonial theatre, without their own historical agency or alternative objectives.

This similarity lends unintentional support demokrwtik the colonial domination of the Kurds and tends to reproduce the status quo.

Transformation Where love meets social justice. However, instead of perceiving anti-oppression struggles as monoliths, it is more productive and accurate to read the distinct struggles against various oppressive mechanisms and dispersed powers. These stereotypes historically legitimized the rule over the Kurds. The situation of the Kurds in a drastically changing Middle East has received little attention in academia and dejokratik in the media despite their growing impact on regional and international politics.

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It is located in northern Syria. Armas de fuego y uso de la fuerza letal en Argentina. This also reinforces the stereotype historically attributed to the Kurds, in four parts of Kurdistan: Does that mean that the PYD is beyond criticism? View the discussion thread. A clear step backwards: On the contrary, the channel of critique should be kept open, but with a careful and nuanced consideration of the historicity of different struggles. We publish high-quality investigative reporting and analysis; we train and mentor journalists and wider civil society; we publish in Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese and English.


And then, in this closing contribution, there are ‘the intersecting modalities of power. Redirecting the colonial gaze Hakan Sandal 23 September The other has been one of critique and scepticism, especially towards the western liberal discourse surrounding TQILA.

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DemocraciaAbierta Global platform for Latin American voices. Kurdish scholars and activists have long criticized the western media depiction of Kurdish women fightersas this depiction actively and purposefully overshadowed the history, demokkratik, and the politics behind them.

The political unfairness, in addition, distorts the power of the ajon argument and transforms it into a condemnatory iteration, cementing the epistemic violence against the Kurds. Syria Conflict Democracy and government Equality International politics. The author enumerates a list of accusations towards the PYDthe Democratic Union Party, without critically engaging with or elaborating any of these serious claims.

A hastily put together decolonial argument can become the most useful tool for the very colonial mechanisms it intends to criticize. The Making of Kurdish IdentityI. Our paradise or their theatre? When this discourse surrounding the Kurds is evaluated starting with the stereotypes attributed to them, and then their results, the need for a layered understanding of decolonization becomes visible.

We should indeed take these claims seriously, but the absence of critical engagement provides a tool for surrounding authoritarian powers that oppose organized Kurdish existence. In addition, Ziya Gorani says: The stories of Iranian Kurds and the conditions they live in are the least known, not only by the international community but also by fellow-Kurds living in three neighbouring countries, due to an intense isolation.

Let us attempt a careful and nuanced consideration of the historicity of different struggles. Keeping these ideas at the core of my argument, in this piece, I want to suggest that Ghazzawi however unintentionally reproduces the colonial gaze on Kurds and the organized Kurdish struggle. Instead of subverting the colonial form of knowledge that is criticized in the piece, the author redirects the colonial gaze towards the Kurds.


They were subjected to various atrocities, varying from cultural assimilation, to epistemic violence, to massacres, in each of these countries. Sections openDemocracy Free thinking for the world.

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Please check individual images for licensing details. Concisely, Kurdish geography was divided into four parts and Kurdish people were distributed among Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey as a consequence of the Treaty of Lausanne in by imperial powers.

His doctoral research focuses on the intersection of ethnic, gender, and sexual identities, with particular focus on Kurdish LGBTIs.

The constant concern with addressing an international audience and acknowledging its representations as the absolute truth lead to serious flaws. Critical engagement Kurdish scholars and activists have long criticized the western media depiction of Kurdish women demo,ratikas this depiction actively and purposefully overshadowed the history, ideology, and the politics behind them.

Eventually, the piece itself becomes, quite unfortunately, a stereotypical anti-Rojava treatise hidden in an otherwise well argued decolonial queer text. Ghazzawi gives ten links in two very short paragraphs, accusing the PYD without including even a single statement given by the PYD or a single bit of counter-evidence against these accusations.

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