Her spirit of struggle, her strength of resistance and her ideas live on!

The Kongra Star women’s movement has issued a statement on the passing away of feminist activist Nawal El Saadawi. “As the women’s movement Kongra Star, we have received with great sadness the news of the passing of the Egyptian writer and feminist activist Nawal El Saadawi. She was a symbol of the feminist struggle in Egypt defending human rights and women’s rights. She was a writer who spoke out against …

Newroz 2021 will be the basis for the liberation of all regions from Turkish occupation through the will of organised women

The Kongra Star Coordination has issued a statement to the public on the occasion of the Newroz festival, which takes place every year on 21 March and symbolises freedom, justice, equality and the victory against oppression, injustice and tyranny. “First of all, we congratulate the leader Abdullah Ocalan, all the peoples, the families of the martyrs, all the peoples who resist, the imprisoned and the guerrilla fighters in the free …

Kongra Star call to take action for Abdullah Ocalan’s freedom

To all women and freedom-seeking people We are writing to you because of our serious concern for the health of the representative of the Kurdish people, Abdullah Öcalan. As is known, Mr. Abdullah Ocalan, who has been fighting for peace, democratization and women’s liberation in Kurdistan and throughout the Middle East for more than 50 years, was arrested on February 15, 1999, as part of an international conspiracy and has …

Kongra Star International Womens Day Statement

“We as Kongra Star, celebrate the International Women’s Day under the slogan “Our Struggle is the Heart of Women’s Revolution” as a day for women’s liberation from the clutches of pain, inequality and injustice. With the women’s strike and sit-in in New York on March 8, 1857, and the demand for equal pay, women took the first steps to demand the right to justice and equality. They resisted patriarchal and …

Free West Papua: statment of solidarity with the resistance of the people

The women’s movement Kongra Star in Rojava and North and East Syria have written a statment in solidarity with West Papua. To the people of West Papua With this message, we, the women’s movement “Kongra Star” from Rojava and North-East Syria, express our support for the people of West Papua who are struggling against colonial rule and oppression. Although people in West Papua disappear, flee, are tortured, are subjected to …

The 21st century is the century of women’s revolution

March 8 has been celebrated worldwide for more than a century as International Women’s Struggle Day. On this day, women raise louder than ever and united their demand for freedom and the struggle for their rights. This day proclaims to the whole world that women fight and resist not just one day, but every day and in every moment of life. In addition to the struggle for women’s rights and …

Kongra Star – The international conspiracy against Öcalan is an attack on all of us

The 23rd anniversary of the international conspiracy against Abdullah Öcalan, the international vanguard and leader of the Kurdish people, is approaching. The conspiracy that began after his departure from Syria on 9 October and ended with his arrest on 15 February 1999, when the Turkish secret service, with the support of the Gladio organisation, kidnapped him from the Kenyan capital Nairobi. With a long campaign of persecution by the Turkish …

[Dossier] They can’t break the free will of women – Political femicide of two local activists

In memory of our two friends Saada al-Hermas and Hind al-Khedr, who were murdered in a targeted attack by the Islamic State (ISIS) on 22 January 2021 in Shadade, Heseke, we publish this dossier. It sheds light on the role of the two women who worked as activists and members of the Auonomous Administration for the improvement of women’s and society’s living conditions as well as for the communal coexistence …