Children’s Festival in Til Temir on the 1st of September – World Peace Day

On the 1st of September 2019 – World Peace Day – the cultural movement of North and East Syria celebrated a children’s festival in Til Temir. As well as music, traditional folklore dances and theatre, the children held a speech telling their wishes for World Peace Day.

[Women’s voices] Lina Bareket from the Syrian’s Womens Council

From the beginning on, the Rojava-Revolution was not limited to the Kurdish people but aimed the liberation of all oppressed people. The Syrian’s Womens Council is working on a national level, trying to spread the revolutionary ideas from the North and the East of Syria to the rest of the country aiming a democratic Syria. We interviewed Lina Bareket and asked her for a statement on the current Turkish threats …

Women’s cultural movement against the Turkish threats on North and East Syria

The women’s cultural movement Kevana Zerin (Golden Crescent) was marching on the 27th of August in Qamislo. The march was made to protest the Turkish threats of invasion and occupation of North and East Syria and ended on the martyrs cemetary to remember all those who gave their live for this revolution. As the international campaign Women Defend Rojava from the Kongra Star women’s movement we stand side by side …

Demonstration of HPC Jin & HPC in Qamishlo against Turkey occupation

The women and men of HPC (Civil Defenses Forces) went out on the border between Qamishlo (Rojava) and Nusaybin (Bakur) to denounce the threats of Erdogan to Rojava and to shout “We will not go from our land, we will defend ourselves!” They had a message for women all over the world, to stand together for the values of the womens revolution. When the Turkish state attacks Rojava, they attack …

Call out: Women Defend Rojava

To freedom seeking women and people of the world, to all internationalists, to democratic and revolutionary forces everywhere: Kongra Star and the women of North and East Syria call out to you to stand with us and take action in defence of our land and worldwide revolutionary values. We announce the campaign Women Defend Rojava. The Rojava revolution and the system of democratic self-administration in North and East Syria has …

Greetings to women’s resistance in Brazil

We, as women from Northern and Eastern Syria and Rojava, send warm greetings in the name of the women’s movement, in the name of Kongra Star of the Qamishlo Canton, to the resistance of the women of Brazil, who are in the streets marching and taking action. Today Hundreds of Thousands of women of Brazil are today out in the streets. Against the occupation, against isolation, against attacks, they went …

What is self-defence?

Women’s self defence means much more than just in military terms. As important though the battle with weapons is, women’s self defence also has many other colours and shapes. Women defend Rojava and ourselves on many different fronts and in many different ways. The first step of women’s self defence is always unity. When we are divided we are vulnerable, either to patriarchal attacks within our communities, or to colonisation …

Women from Rojava call Women of the World

“In unity we defeated Daesh, together we will defend Rojava” On August 8th Kongra star announced the co-ordination of women’s defence of the revolution, calling out to women in Rojava and all over the world. Women Defend Rojava is the international part of this campaign. The campaign slogan “In unity we defeated Daesh, together we will defend Rojava” speaks of both the history of resistance and the commitment to a …

International Action Day!

#riseup4rojava – smash turkish fascism! While the population of Rojava continues their struggle for self-determination, women’s liberation and radical democracy, defending itself against the attacks of jihadist gangs and the fascist Turkish state, the representatives of hypocritical governments shake hands with the Turkish oppressors. While liquidation plans against the revolution in Kurdistan and Syria are made in Ankara, the European, Russian and USA weapon industries become richer day by day …