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We encourage anyone to comment, please consult the oD commenting guidelines if you have any questions. These stereotypes historically legitimized the rule over the Kurds. Armas de fuego y uso de la fuerza letal en Argentina.

New firearms regulations and police use demokratil lethal force in Argentina. On the contrary, the channel of critique should be kept open, but with amon careful and nuanced consideration of the historicity of different struggles.

In addition, Ziya Gorani says: View the discussion thread. His doctoral research focuses on the intersection of ethnic, gender, and sexual identities, with particular focus on Kurdish LGBTIs. When this discourse surrounding the Kurds is evaluated starting with the stereotypes attributed to them, and then their results, the need for a layered understanding of decolonization becomes visible.

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The other has been one of critique and scepticism, especially towards the western liberal discourse surrounding Demokrati. This interest has become manifest in two distinct versions.

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Does that mean that the PYD is beyond criticism? Keeping these ideas at the core of my argument, in this piece, I want to suggest that Ghazzawi however unintentionally reproduces the colonial gaze on Kurds and the organized Kurdish struggle. Kurdish scholars and activists have long criticized the western media depiction of Kurdish women fightersas this depiction actively and purposefully overshadowed anln history, ideology, and the politics behind them.


A hastily put together decolonial argument can become the most useful tool for the very colonial mechanisms it intends to criticize. We publish high-quality investigative reporting and analysis; we train and mentor journalists and wider civil society; we publish in Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese and English.

The sharp turn demlkratik author makes from a decolonizing queer perspective to an anti-Rojava narrative renders the intention of the piece ambiguous. Critical engagement Kurdish scholars and activists have long criticized the western media depiction of Kurdish women fightersas this depiction actively and purposefully overshadowed the history, ideology, and the politics behind them.

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This similarity lends unintentional support to the colonial domination of the Kurds and tends to reproduce the status quo. Redirecting the colonial gaze Hakan Sandal 23 September Demokrayik, Kurdish geography was divided into four parts and Kurdish people were distributed among Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey as a consequence of the Treaty of Lausanne in by imperial powers.

Every authoritarian tendency should be closely monitored. It is located in northern Syria.

However, instead of perceiving anti-oppression struggles as monoliths, it is more productive and accurate dmeokratik read the distinct struggles against various oppressive mechanisms and dispersed powers.

Let us attempt a careful and nuanced consideration of the historicity of different struggles. The biggest stateless people living in the Middle East are on the verge of a new status, not only in Iraqi Kurdistan, where a referendum for independence takes place on September 25,but also in Syria and Turkey. The constant concern with addressing an international audience and acknowledging its representations as the absolute truth lead to serious flaws. The author enumerates a list of accusations towards the PYDthe Democratic Union Party, without critically engaging with or elaborating any of these serious claims.

Eventually, the piece itself becomes, quite unfortunately, a stereotypical anti-Rojava treatise hidden in an otherwise well argued decolonial queer text.


And then, in this closing contribution, there are ‘the intersecting modalities of power. We should indeed take these claims seriously, but the absence of critical engagement provides a tool for surrounding authoritarian powers that oppose organized Aonn existence.

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Nor does the anti-ISIS war by the west reduce the Syrian Kurds or the PYD to operating merely in a colonial theatre, without their own historical agency or alternative objectives.

A clear step backwards: The political unfairness, in addition, distorts the power of the decolonial argument and transforms it into a condemnatory iteration, cementing the epistemic violence against the Kurds. Ghazzawi gives ten links in two very short paragraphs, accusing the PYD without including even a single statement given by the PYD or a single bit of counter-evidence against these accusations.

The stories of Iranian Kurds and the conditions they live in are the least known, not only by the international community but also by fellow-Kurds living in three neighbouring countries, due to an intense isolation.

Demokratil situation of the Kurds in a drastically changing Middle East has received little attention in academia and less in the media anln their growing impact on regional and international politics. DemocraciaAbierta Global platform for Latin American voices.

Instead of subverting the colonial form of knowledge that is criticized in the piece, the author redirects the colonial gaze towards the Kurds. This also reinforces the stereotype historically attributed to the Kurds, in four parts of Kurdistan: Mehmet Kurt, series editor. Our paradise or their theatre?

They were subjected to various atrocities, varying from cultural assimilation, to epistemic violence, to massacres, in each of these countries.

The Making of Kurdish IdentityI.