Country: Kurdistan

Ronya Othmann (photo: Cihan Caknak)

Interview with author Ronya Othmann

Fighting the obliteration of Kurdish-Yazidi identity

Manacles (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Pedersen)

Muslim racism and imperialism

Power and exclusion

President Erdoğan and senior Turkish ministers attend Friday prayers at Hagia Sofia, 24.07.20 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Kamachi)

Interview with Olivier Roy on the conversion of Hagia Sophia

"Islamising stones is easier than Islamising souls"

Kurdish director Selim Yildiz (photo: Umay Isik)

Interview with Kurdish director Selim Yildiz

When one dies, the next goes up into the mountains

Member of the YPG observes as IS positions near Baghouz come under attack in Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP/G. Cacace)

Counter-terrorist, terrorist – what's the difference?

YPG returnees under suspicion

Turkish military vehicles advance in northern Syria (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Turkish incursion into northern Syria

You reap what you sow

Ali Ertan Toprak, chairman of Germany’s Kurdish community (photo: private)

Interview with Ali Ertan Toprak

"I am stunned by Europe's weak and inactive stance against Erdogan"

Photographer and author Joey Lawrence (photo: Joey Lawrence)

Non-fiction: Joey Lawrenceʹs "We came from fire"

A tribute to the Kurds

A blank volume (photo: Imago/Chromorange)

The language of migrants

Being a stranger in a second language

Members of Mr. Erbil Gentlemanʹs Club (source: YouTube; France24)

Mr. Erbil Gentlemanʹs Club

The Kurdish hipsters are in town

Oil worker standing in front of a derrick in Iraq (photo: Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqʹs wrangle over natural resources

The battle for Kurdish oil

Kurdish author and translator Kawa Nemir (photo: Murat Bayram)

James Joyce′ "Ulysses" in Kurdish

Across snotgrean seas

Kurdish author Bachtyar Ali (photo: Bachtyar Ali)

Interview with Kurdish author Bachtyar Ali

"I only exist where my words take flight"

Turkey begins Operation Olive Branch against Afrin in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/Depo Photos)

Turkey’s Afrin offensive

Wrong, but not unjustified

Bachtyar Ali (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Unionsverlag)

Bachtyar Ali's novel "Die Stadt der weißen Musiker"

Poetry and truth

Troops belonging to the Syrian Democratic Forces pose in front of a banner bearing the likeness of Abdullah Ocalan, leader of the PKK, in Raqqa on 19 October 2017 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Syria and the war against IS

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Strange bedfellows

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