Sheyba Abroush who is a five-year-old woman narrates the story of the loss of her husband and eldest son in one of the most horrific war crimes committed by ISIS against the Kurds in the city of Kobane in northeastern Syria, a city that has experienced through decades marginalization, cultural oppression and tyranny paying the price of the Kurdish identity to witness a war that left deep wounds in the memory of its residents.
On June 25, 2015, Kobani witnessed one of the most horrific crimes during the Syrian war by ISIS and Turkish support, as a reprisal for its first battles in Syria and Iraq, and the loss of thousands of its members inside Kobani.
The American Caesar Law has been fast approaching to be applied to Syria, which imposes sanctions on the Syrian government, while many observers wonder about the extent to which the Syrian regions, especially the regions of the Autonomous Administration of North and East of Syria will be affected by this law.
The Kurdish press, which started in the nineteenth century, has taken great historic steps so far. Despite endeavors in many areas, the Kurdish language did not go beyond the translation stage. There is no doubt that the main reason for this is the occupation of Kurdistan and the lack of chances to learn in the mother language.
The Turkish occupation follows various methods to change the demographics of the occupied northeast regions of Syria, in a step that indicates the goal of permanent occupation through forming Turkmen parties.
The Syrian crisis witnessed at the beginning of 2020 a change in tactics among the world powers and on the ground, the intense conflict intensifies with the near implementation of Caesar's Act, what is this law and who will be affected by it?
The parties to the conflict in Syria use crossings as a mean of blackmail to pass their agendas in the regions of northern and eastern Syria, undermine the Autonomous Administration (AA) and make the people starve.
140 years passed on Sykes-Picot Agreement that turned the Middle East into a quagmire of blood, with the continuation of the World War III in Syria, this agreement has lost its content marked the beginning of a new phase, where the imperialist powers "America, Israel, Russia" held unclear meeting in Jerusalem. The question here: Is there a new Sykes-Picot?
After the Kurds in Syria have been exposed through decades to the policies of repression and attempts of annihilation in the crucible of Arab society; however, with the beginning of the revolution, the Kurds were able to develop the Kurdish language, and within a few years, they made great steps on the path of development.
World War I ended with the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and Syria fell under the French mandate. Although the Kurds enjoyed a margin of freedom to write and publish, the restrictions on the Kurdish language soon returned after the declaration of independence.