Rojava

What is Rojava known for?


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Rights Watch when the problem persisted, the YPG pledged publically to demobilize all fighters under 18 within a month. It is worth noting that the YPG is a "decentralised army", and individual units act autonomously. Category:Rojava Category:States and territories established in 2013 Category:Geography of Syria Category:Autonomous regions Category:Kurdistan


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date 26 October 2007 last Wood first Graeme accessdate 8 September 2013 leader_title1 President leader_name1 Salih Muslim Muhammad leader_title2 leader_name2 area_magnitude area_km2 area_sq_mi population_estimate_year 2014 population_estimate 4.6 million Estimate as of mid November 2014, including numerous refugees. "Rojava’s population has nearly doubled to about 4.6 million. The newcomers are Sunni and Shia


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) Asayish armed formation. The YPG is a trained force utilising snipers and mobile weaponry to launch hit and run attacks and maneuvre quickly.


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. The constitution has protection for currency, property rights and free trade. The basic unit at the local level is the community which pools resources for edcation, protection and governance. At a national level communities are unrestricted in deciding their own economic decisions on who they wish to sell

itself into regional administrations called cantons named after the Swiss cantons (Cantons of Switzerland). Moving towards democratic autonomy The governance model of Rojava has an emphasis on local management with regions divided into cantons with committees to democratically make decisions. The Movement for a Democratic Society (also known as TEV-DEM) is the political coalition governing the democratically autonomous Kurdish areas


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common_name Rojava status ''de facto'' autonomous region of Syria image_flag Flag of Syrian Kurdistan.svg flag_caption Rojava flag image_map Rojava_february2014_2.png map_caption Map showing de facto cantons held by PYD forces in February 2014 national_anthem languages_type languages languages


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of a people without a State... It takes its power from the people and adopts to reach self sufficiency in every field including economy. Kurds consider Rojava to be part of a greater Kurdistan which also includes parts of southeastern Turkey (Turkish Kurdistan), northeastern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan), and northwestern Iran (Iranian Kurdistan). In the course of the Syrian Civil War, Syrian government forces withdrew from three Kurdish enclaves leaving control to local


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in working voluntarily at all levels of service to make the event experiment successful", and it has "set up an army of defence consisting of three different parts" - the YPG (People's Protection Units), the YPJ (YPJ (Women's Protection Unit)), the Asaish (a "mixed force of men and women that exists in the towns and all the checkpoints outside the towns to protect civilians from any external threat"), and "a special unit for women only, to deal with issues of rape and domestic violence". Category:Rojava Category:States and territories established in 2013 Category:Geography of Syria Category:Autonomous regions Category:Kurdistan

Rojava

'''Rojava''' (also known as '''Western Kurdistan''' or '''Syrian Kurdistan''', '') is a ''de facto'' autonomous region in northern and north-eastern Syria. The secret garden of the Syrian Kurdistan It is not officially recognized as autonomous by the government of the Syrian Arab Republic. The governance of the region is based on the philosophy of democratic confederalism which emphasises self-suffiency, localism and political pluralism. The PKK describes democratic confederalism in their manifesto: : The democratic confederalism of Kurdistan is not a State system, it is the democratic system of a people without a State... It takes its power from the people and adopts to reach self sufficiency in every field including economy.

Kurds consider Rojava to be part of a greater Kurdistan which also includes parts of southeastern Turkey (Turkish Kurdistan), northeastern Iraq (Iraqi Kurdistan), and northwestern Iran (Iranian Kurdistan). In the course of the Syrian Civil War, Syrian government forces withdrew from three Kurdish enclaves leaving control to local militias in 2012.

The Kurdish Supreme Committee (''Desteya Bilind a Kurd'', DBK) was established by the Democratic Union Party (Democratic Union Party (Syria)) (PYD) and the Kurdish National Council (KNC) as the governing body of Rojava in July 2012. In November 2013, the PYD announced an interim government divided into three non-contiguous autonomous areas or ''cantons'', Afrin (Afrin Canton), Jazira (Jazira Canton) and Kobani (Kobanî Canton). PYD Announces Surprise Interim Government in Syria’s Kurdish Reg

The DBK's armed wing is the People's Protection Units (''

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