From the frontlines against ISIS to ‘special surveillance’ by the Italian government

From the frontlines against ISIS to ‘special surveillance’ by the Italian government

It has been a year since the Italian anti-ISIS fighter Maria Edgarda ‘Eddi’ Marcucci was sentenced to government ‘special surveillance’ – with a law unused since the Mussolini era. Continue reading From the frontlines against ISIS to ‘special surveillance’ by the Italian government

‘I was already a feminist, but the YPJ gave me the tools to survive as a woman’: Exclusive look at Eddi Marcucci’s journey from Italy to Syria

‘I was already a feminist, but the YPJ gave me the tools to survive as a woman’: Exclusive look at Eddi Marcucci’s journey from Italy to Syria

YPJ International Brigade fighter Eddi Marcucci recalls how the fighting in Syria helped her see through the capitalism myth and the emotional struggles of living through war. Continue reading ‘I was already a feminist, but the YPJ gave me the tools to survive as a woman’: Exclusive look at Eddi Marcucci’s journey from Italy to Syria

‘I didn’t go to Rojava just because I’m a good person who wanted to help the Kurds. I wanted to live in a world of women’: Eddi Marcucci’s story on the YPJ frontline revealed

‘I didn’t go to Rojava just because I’m a good person who wanted to help the Kurds. I wanted to live in a world of women’: Eddi Marcucci’s story on the YPJ frontline revealed

The Italian anti-ISIS fighter Eddi Marcucci describes her time in Rojava, Syria in 2017 with the Kurdish women’s defence unit Continue reading ‘I didn’t go to Rojava just because I’m a good person who wanted to help the Kurds. I wanted to live in a world of women’: Eddi Marcucci’s story on the YPJ frontline revealed