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Freedom for Ocalan – What is Rojava?

Freedom for Ocalan – What is Rojava?

The people of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria Or Rojava have built a society based on the teachings of Abdullah Öcalan. The society is one of Democratic Confederalism, a grassroots democracy rejecting the imposition of the state. Coalitions between the local Assyrian, Arab and Kurdish populations have created a small society run on the …

Harun al-Rashid | The Golden Prime | 766CE – 809CE

Harun al-Rashid | The Golden Prime | 766CE – 809CE

Harun al-Rashid is, without a doubt, the most famous caliph. Even those who don’t know anything about Islamic history know the name of Harun al-Rashid. Most of what we think we know about him comes more from exotic imagination and the Arabian Nights than from actual history. Whenever someone talks about a good leader in …

Why is YouTube Erasing History? | NYT Opinion

Why is YouTube Erasing History? | NYT Opinion

[HELICOPTER BLADES WHIRRING] [EXPLOSION] This is a war that’s being uploaded on the internet every day. Evidence of crimes against humanity and war crimes. FIfty-eight countries urged the United Nations to refer these war crimes to the International Criminal Court. Content moderation is kind of like the referee of the internet – calling what’s in …