Channel 4 (UK), “Taksim to Kobani: Turkish anarchists defy Syrian border,” October 9, 2014

Taksim to Kobani: Turkish anarchists defy Syrian border
Brian Whelan, Channel 4 (UK), October 9, 2014

Turkish anarchists, who made headlines around the world during the battle for Taksim Square, have decamped to the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani to support the fight against the Islamic State.

While Turkish security forces look on from across the border as the Islamic State continues its onslaught against Kobani, a group of Turkish activists have crossed the border to support the Kurds, writes Brian Whelan.

They call themselves Devrimci Anarsist Faaliyet (Revolutionary Anarchist Action), and their members were on the barricades last year when major protests erupted around Taksim Square and Gezi park in Istanbul.

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