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tisdag 14 februari 2017

UK woman ygpje member in the fight against IS - UPDATE



UK woman ygpje member in the fight against IS - UPDATE
We are an all-female armed force, formed to push forward women’s role in the protection of our people and revolution in Rojava, Northern Syria. We are an autonomous unit of the YPG, the People’s Defense Units, practicing self-organization through a communal lifestyle, based on our ideology of direct democracy, ecology and women’s empowerment and freedom.
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imberley Taylor, from Blackburn, is the first known British woman to travel to Syrian Kurdistan (#Rojava) to fight the Islamic State. The 27-year-old, who is on the front line near #Raqqa, has been in the country for 11 months. The BBC has been speaking to her about why she decided to take up arms.

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