Open letter on allegations of the use of chemical weapons by Turkey

Open letter on allegations of the use of chemical weapons by Turkey On the occasion of November 30, the Day of Remembrance of all Victims of Chemical Warfare, we write with deep concern about disturbing allegations of the use of prohibited weapons by the Turkish military in its ongoing military operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Moreover, we are writing at a time …

Against all forms of state violence and the patriarchal mindset: Jin Jiyan Azadî

In honor of this November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we would first like to greet all revolutionary women who are fighting for freedom in the home, on the streets, in the prisons, and on the frontlines. We would especially like to extend our warm greetings to the women of Eastern Kurdistan, Baluchistan and all of Iran, who have been setting a new standard …

Background Information: Turkish War Against Rojava

For several days now, the Turkish military has been attacking the Rojava region on a massive scale with warplanes. The Turkish government justifies these attacks by claiming that it is fighting terrorism and that security concerns emanate from Rojava. In this dossier, Kongra Star has summarized what the attacks are about and what the real reasons are for the Turkish government’s war against the Kurds. Here you can read and …

A Call to the Women of the World: Defend Rojava against Turkey’s Attacks

On Saturday night (November 20th, 2022), the Turkish state launched a series of new aerial attacks across Rojava and Northern Syria as well as the mountains of Qandil and Asos in South Kurdistan (Northern Iraq). As result of these attacks eleven civilians have been killed and six others have been injured. The Turkish state claims that these attacks, which it has dubbed “Operation Claw Sword”, were conducted as revenge for …

Out to the streets! Defend the women’s revolution in Rojava!

Since late Saturday night, the Turkish state has been attacking numerous targets in Rojava (Western Kurdistan/Northern Syria) and Başûr (Southern Kurdistan/Northern Iraq). The attacks, which are carried out from the air, are directed in Rojava against the entire border strip in northern Syria, including Kobanê, Dêrîk, Şehba, Girê Spî and Dirbesiyê. In Southern Kurdistan, bombardments are reported in Qendîl as well as in Şengal. After the attack in Istanbul, which …