Rojava

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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


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visited Rojava for 8 days, reported being deeply impressed, commenting that "Rojava demonstrates what is possible". The self-rule administration which has de-facto legality, protects the rights of minorities


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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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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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Economy Private property is protected, and entrepreneurship is de jure. There are no taxes on the people or businesses in Rojava. Instead money is raised through border crossings, and selling oil or other natural resources. The administration of Rojava is encouraging local community-based cooperatives as a way for people to serve their own needs and provide employment. http: www.biehlonbookchin.com poor-in-means http: diclenews.com en news content view 436354 Price


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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


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Jazira 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 ('' '', YPG). Military service was declared compulsory in July 2014.

6014 ypgs-mandatory-military-service-rattles-kurds date 27 August 2014 Geography Kurdish-inhabited areas in Syria lie immediately to the west of the Tigris along the Turkish border. There are three separate cantons: Jazira Canton, Kobanê Canton and Afrin Canton. All are at latitude approximately 36 and a half degrees north, are relatively flat and are bordered by Turkey. Jazira Canton also borders Iraqi Kurdistan to the south-east. Other borders

wing is the People's Protection Units (''Yekîtîyên Parastina Gel'', YPG). Military service was declared compulsory in July 2014. The Sutoro is a Christian militia defending Assyrian areas. The police function in Rojava-controlled areas is performed by the Asayish (Syria


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visited Rojava for 8 days, reported being deeply impressed, commenting that "Rojava demonstrates what is possible". The self-rule administration which has de-facto legality, protects the rights of minorities


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are disputed in the Syrian Civil War. Rojava covers an area of 18,300 square kilometers. The area is mostly flat. History and background File:Kurdish-inhabited area by CIA (1992).jpg left thumb Kurdish-inhabited areas

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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