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Internationalist volunteer in Rojava, NE Syria

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Joined Twitter 10/21/13


Although #Rojava faces many ecological challenges and needs reforestation, it's not the case of most parts of… https://t.co/zTvK9UO2k8
Retweeted by Dani EllisI spoke to the @nytimes about democratic autonomy in Rojava✌🏽 https://t.co/alltFpVZHI
Retweeted by Dani Ellishttps://t.co/CYFENAKURC https://t.co/A8rH1aW3D8HEVALNO. This morning Turkish ministers are going to Germany to urgently promote tourism to Turkey. We invite you… https://t.co/o6YPJ1Oqp1
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7/2
2020
@NotWoofers Maybe the plan is to use them against people who don’t have air support 💁🏼‍♀️How long until this ‘buffer zone’ is using Turkish Lira, has schools teaching children only in Turkish and Turkish… https://t.co/6dBq0zcqdo
7/1
2020
@ShellyAsquith Bzzzzzz. Bzzzzzz. Bzzzzzzzzzz.The Euphrates river has provided water to the people since the beginning of civilization. Turkey with its upstream… https://t.co/yjoJeUOS05
Retweeted by Dani EllisI’ve recently been staying near this camp and I haven’t yet seen the thermometer drop below 30 at night. We’ve had… https://t.co/oM4QYyOwmi @InstSocEcology https://t.co/NbNqVsQQBx
6/30
2020
Let me add: @rukenix @rosaburc @elifgenc2284 @hawzhin_azeez all do absolutely brilliant and necessary work. Also,… https://t.co/JkPEfPnBo5
Retweeted by Dani EllisDaniel Burke, he helped the Kurds defeat Daesh/ISIS, then the UK threw him in prison in the UK, alongside ISIS terr… https://t.co/jJ0eZM7XJn
Retweeted by Dani EllisThe UK is easing travel restrictions. Here is why you shouldn't book that holiday to Turkey. https://t.co/SuawodD7W2
Retweeted by Dani EllisBriefly had a jet overhead now unmistakeable buzz of a drone.Well apparently there is indeed actually another prison disturbance in Sinaa prison. https://t.co/glekZrRYdB
Retweeted by Dani EllisBetween 23 March and 15 June, 14 women in #NESyria became victims of a #femicide and 16 committed suicide. 126 wome… https://t.co/Q9VPv8rkvf
Retweeted by Dani EllisLet me add @natsad_, @hawzhin_azeez, @rosaburc & @DersimDagdevire to the list! #TwitterKurds https://t.co/PwVNkHyaxp
Retweeted by Dani Ellishttps://t.co/p5Lxai0kQo https://t.co/WfGQoP6wuzPair of Apaches tearing around over Heseke at the moment. Were circling slowly for a while but just dropped height… https://t.co/4FxqAqbqQt @_____mjb I don’t think I’ve ever read such a crock of shit in my life(Will keep this list up to date as and when @DelalMe1978 gets banned and makes new accounts)Short list of some of the talented and inspiring women writing about Kurdistan, all of whom have first-hand experie… https://t.co/rFrzRnGMDYTukey’s #ClawEagle Op. planned & coordinated with #Iran seems aimed at not just #PKK in #Qandil but the de facto an… https://t.co/wTMlg8nTgc
Retweeted by Dani Ellis @guleoz imagine being this much of a bootlicker I can't even @ggaaarrryyyy More bang for your buck than fundraising for labour at leastTurkey is armed and backed by the West, including the British government. Silence is complicity. https://t.co/Fip6OdiuSS
Retweeted by Dani EllisThe Syrian fighters captured by Turkey during last year's invasion have not been treated as prisoners of war as int… https://t.co/DzzQNsETY9Thorough timeline of the atrocities and oppression carried out by the Turkish state in Kurdistan over the last 2 we… https://t.co/9SoBuKBklB
6/29
2020
While #TurkeyInvadesKurdistan is ongoing, little reminder: This is not about helping the 'poor kurds' or shedding… https://t.co/YHF5odPdND
Retweeted by Dani EllisIf you have not yet seen this, watch till the end as a large group of Turkish men brutally beat a Kurdish boy, You… https://t.co/4uDRCV8XNI
Retweeted by Dani EllisDon’t want to detract from the powerful message but also some tanks and jets would be pretty good too if anyone can… https://t.co/Dtry0rFZgcMy dad was arrested in Istanbul for speaking Kurdish. Literally not doing anything else, just speaking Kurdish. Erd… https://t.co/yb9hLM8rv2
Retweeted by Dani EllisTell that to the people of Afrin where now kurdish is forbidden, Islam is compulsive and the Kurds are subjected to… https://t.co/okgU9XizIB
Retweeted by Dani EllisThey can try this shit all they want; nothing cemented my resolve more than digging the mutilated bodies of our fri… https://t.co/Oj2lBEpZ6P
6/28
2020
@DonnyCass @ednashwandering Never got more than 14w out of the panel even when it was clean and in direct summer su… https://t.co/AAgoozy4UK @ednashwandering @DonnyCass I brought a 20w panel with me and needed it maybe twice in my first year so ended up gi… https://t.co/ZivUOi1eLFDon't forget about #Afrin • 300k displaced • Basic human rights violated on a daily basis • Rape and sexual assaul… https://t.co/c3s85N8th2
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6/27
2020
@redpennines It's 35˚ at night here I'd be happy to swap with you for a couple of months. @jewdas Just breaking our challah here in Syria... (Candles out of shot 🕯🕯) https://t.co/JvaHlg824Y
6/26
2020
When Kurds engage in the democratic process in Turkey, they end up in jail (e.g @hdpdemirtas). When they take up a… https://t.co/VUWmDDegfp
Retweeted by Dani EllisIs my 3-year-old nephew a PKK member? @jensstoltenberg https://t.co/dfGMgCAcFo
Retweeted by Dani EllisAny of the AK trolls that regularly turn up in my mentions want to explain how these families and their little kids… https://t.co/KnEHFWaHjM
6/25
2020
Narrowly dethroning this song from the film Darên Bi Tenê that has been stuck in my head for 18 months: https://t.co/Z0YwtaLdu2This is going to be playing on repeat in my house for at least the next 2 weeks https://t.co/PJfVRX3ivoWent rowing for first time in 2 years 🚣🏼‍♀️ Wasn’t exactly a coxed eight but still enjoyed every minute. Now got m… https://t.co/5qlkIV2psjTriple femicides of Kurdish women's activists is a Turkish state tradition. Paris, 2013: Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğ… https://t.co/hiZZqDnMEX
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6/24
2020
As Syria is on the verge of famine (per the UN), Turkish-backed forces in NE Syria are looting and shipping 10000+… https://t.co/y6fR2MTY0B
Retweeted by Dani EllisMy article on Turkey's attacks on struggling women in N Syria was published today. Just a few hours ago, 3 more wom… https://t.co/u9xYIpyp9P
Retweeted by Dani Ellis @OnlyRealJohanna https://t.co/YzKoe0bEJM✅ Firstname + LotsOfNumbers ✅ Joined immediately before war ✅ Virtually no followers ✅ No profile pic ✅ “everyo… https://t.co/H3PhpsMLI8#Turkey is carrying out a targeted #femicide in Kurdistan. #HevrinXelef, a politician was brutally murdered by Turk… https://t.co/RMVUeJAndd
Retweeted by Dani EllisThis attack is another in a long line of violent attempts by the Turkish state to quell what has become the World's… https://t.co/gwZAnrCxqmI spent the first 3 months this year working for @starrcongress and saw first hand what an immeasurable improvement… https://t.co/Y23V4MYONYWhile the US regularly targets high profile ISIS and Al Qaeda leaders in Turkish controlled parts of Syria – right… https://t.co/gLzn7za0nRToday is Alan Turing's birthday. Let us celebrate all of his achievements while remembering that he was chemicall… https://t.co/HYe8ysbjKd
Retweeted by Dani EllisTurkey is engaging in demographic change in front of the eyes of the world. This place had autonomous women's asse… https://t.co/rNm427q8Ba
Retweeted by Dani Ellis @zinovievletter It’s slightly more tolerable when it’s packed full of Kurds but I don’t know why we ended up there specifically @b9AcE @4rj1n Yeah add it to the ever growing list that the international community couldn’t care less about.. @zinovievletter This is the last pub I went to before travelling to Syria and now I'm feeling a weird mix of shame and homesicknessMore than half a million tonnes of food looted from the areas brutally occupied by Turkey & their jihadis. Think… https://t.co/ZcIS7W1ygj @piercepenniless I am adamant that microplastics will be seen in very much the same light that we view asbestos now… https://t.co/K9nEQREI71 @ggaaarrryyyy Yes :)My first visit to the Internationalist Commune in a while and so pleased to see the vines I spent a lot time last S… https://t.co/v5uPL3EkBj
6/23
2020
The first Syrian doctor is arrested for crimes against humanity that he committed in Syrian regime prisons. The Ass… https://t.co/YZUWlt197R
Retweeted by Dani Ellis“Skeletal bodies of children as young as 11 bore signs of torture, with eyes gouged out and limbs drilled through a… https://t.co/aYRGInTuMfBolton’s Book confirms what I&all Syrian Kurdish Activist were saying in October 2019,and turns out our suspicion w… https://t.co/gsabRkgBPi
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6/22
2020
Apparently *was* satire but so few people got it he decided to delete. @oldtownjamie I hope so, but genuinely can’t tell and this guy doesn’t have a great track record @RuwaydaMustafah So envious of your eyebrowsWas away from twitter long enough to almost forget about the bizarre culture wars on here that only seem to get mor… https://t.co/fMLGefuV1G🎙 Excited to announce our new podcast 🎙 💥💥 @PomegranatePod 💥💥 We are creating a monthly podcast for you - bringi… https://t.co/iBoN73PiPY
Retweeted by Dani Ellis @Caki____ @RojavaIC She’s the worst idk how her lungs copeTotally independent* *except for their crippling dependence on Gaulloises cigarettes and black coffee Please give… https://t.co/siq5p79JXR
6/21
2020
While Turkish ethnic cleansing is ongoing, people make less noise about it now. So Canada would like to earn some m… https://t.co/nLUHEDeXav
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6/19
2020
The UK is very very strange. We’re happy to get behind people like Rashford campaigning for free school meals and e… https://t.co/S3QY7zdQ7t
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6/17
2020
Turkish airstrikes bombing #Sinjar, the ancestral homeland of the #Yezidis. The #Yazidis were subjected to a genoci… https://t.co/aGDMDrfVcK
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6/15
2020
The UK's NATO ally, armed with weapons sold to them by the UK (from arms dealers given public cash by the Scottish… https://t.co/g1l3Hhw1zY
Retweeted by Dani EllisPhoto of Margaret George Shello at a #YPJ celebration earlier this year. She is believed to have been the first fem… https://t.co/wa7dGEPUwi
Retweeted by Dani EllisThe fact that no-one has been found culpable and no meaningful policy changes have been implemented in *3 years* is… https://t.co/fvGJ23TzYqBeing confronted by such a stark difference between my privileged life and those of the 74 condemned to death by th… https://t.co/oi073wa8wv3 years ago this evening I was at an extravagant formal dinner at my university. The next evening – almost 24 hours… https://t.co/HnwG8X7DFaSara Hejazy. A breeze. A smile. A big heart. A brave soul. And an Egyptian lesbian woman & LGBTQ activist. Arrested… https://t.co/CGip027Lcv
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6/14
2020
Last night a few of us hung a banner for Anna Campbell's birthday at the #chaz. Anna fought in the YPJ in Rojava, a… https://t.co/DEP6oxKFuf
Retweeted by Dani EllisThis is what police abolition looks like. https://t.co/RJI0rEoxOl
Retweeted by Dani Ellis @radiatorkey fuckIf anyone knows any smugglers who can get around the Covid-19 border lockdown please send them some Marmite caterin… https://t.co/IrDW1Dh4db
6/13
2020
Incredible account from a good friend of her time spent living and volunteering with the Kurdish people of Rojava. https://t.co/s58KwbLbeY
Retweeted by Dani EllisHappy birthday Anna! ❤️✌️ Internationalist fighter with the YPJ Anna Campbell would have turned 29 today. In March… https://t.co/hW5mSmSRll
Retweeted by Dani EllisFemale volunteer in the Syrian state of Rojava, where threats of airstrikes and coronavirus loom, says she’s treate… https://t.co/5jZSib6vHE
Retweeted by Dani EllisHer presence is felt particularly strongly at the Internationalist Commune of Rojava, which named their Academy in… https://t.co/CFuiB1Q3lZI have met at least a dozen young internationalists who have come to North Eastern Syria because of her, both those… https://t.co/a8ueq6sQ51Her contribution and sacrifice touched every part of this remarkable place and I've seen photos of her adorning the… https://t.co/3NVCAEDvgROne of my inspiration for coming to Rojava, Anna Campbell, would've been 29 years old today, had her life not been… https://t.co/5bKMsJXwatHappy Birthday Anna! 💚 Anna Campbell would have been 29 today had she not been killed by a Turkish airstrike durin… https://t.co/QXpOy7D2g5
Retweeted by Dani EllisHappy bday #AnnaCampbell #YPJ ❤️🕊✌🏼 Gone but never forgotten RIP 🕊 https://t.co/26mHL5jK4Z
Retweeted by Dani EllisAnna Campbell would have been 29 today. She died in 2018 in an attack by the Turkish military on our Kurdish allie… https://t.co/lWBqIsbNi6
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6/12
2020
I’m taking a break from social media for a bit while we’re in quarantine. Make sure to subscribe accounts like:… https://t.co/9EO8fuP4yS
3/29
2020
There is so much I miss about England and I won’t ever truly feel at home anywhere else but never have I been so ha… https://t.co/jB8ascyYkg
3/28
2020
@ednashwandering It’s improved a lot since your time but a lot of progress to be made. @ednashwandering Also really good training here. No winches going to get you to a surgeon in 15 minutes and very re… https://t.co/45JUMnPBba
3/27
2020

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