Interview on the Kongra Star campaign “She did not kill herself, you killed her”

Kongra Star from the Euphrates region and Sara organization, who work for ending violence against women, started a campaign last august named “She didn’t kill herself, you killed her” to create awareness about women’s suicide and the reasons underpinning them. We spoke with Rewșen Haçim, member of the coordination of Kongra Star, about this topic. What is this campaign about? This campaing is about women’s suicides, after lots of situations …

Kongra Star declaration for the World Peace Day

On the occasion of September 1, World Peace Day, the women’s movement in Rojava Kongra Star has published a statement. Declaration for the World Peace Day The day on which we celebrate the International Day of Peace is very important for our struggle for freedom. It is an important day on which we turn to all the peoples of the world, and especially to women, to celebrate this day together. …

Brochure: “Women’s resistance in North and East Syria” now in Russian! – Женское сопротивление в Северной и Восточной Сирии

New Women Defend Rojava publication in Russian language. Now our brochure “Women’s resistance in North and East Syria” is also available in Russian language, in which women from North and East Syria tell their own story of resistance. Read it here or download: Новая публикация на русском языке от “Женщины в защиту Рожавы”. Женщины Северной и Восточной Сирии рассказывают свои истории сопротивления. Прочитать или скачать можно здесь:

Fatima Abdul Razzaq Hussein, member of the Busera Women’s Council speaks about the situation Deir ez-Zor

In light of the recent situation in Deir ez-Zor, we met with Fatima Abdul Razzaq Hussein—a graduate of the Teacher Preparation Institute, and a member of the Busera Women’s Council—so that she could share some perspectives. We asked her to share a bit about the context of Deir ez-Zor, about the recent happenings there, and about how she is seeing this impact the lives of people, specially women, in the …

Analysis of the situation in Deir ez-Zor: recent events and attempts to destabilize the region

Deir ez-Zor is one of the regions in the northeast of Syria with a majority Arab population, mostly belonging to Sunni Arab tribes. Although the last of its towns was liberated from DAESH control a year and a half ago, the region still struggles with ISIS sleeper cells in the region. Now, parts of the region are under the control of the Regime, and other parts are self-governed and protected …

Internationalist solidarity with Balochistan

Balochistan is a region situated to the north of the Arabian Sea, which is administratively part of the states of Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan, the largest part being occupied by Pakistan. The region was divided into different states by the colonialist division of the territory by Great Britain at the end of the 19th century. Today, despite the end of British colonization, they continue their struggle for political autonomy and …

NEW BROCHURE: “Shengal between the jaws of the annihilation”

Throughout history, Yezidis have been subjected to numerous massacres, beginning in the nineteenth century, ranging from the Anfal operation to the Sinjar massacre. Throughout their long history, they have been subjected to seventy-three genocides, the last of which was committed by the terrorist organisation ISIS. It was described as genocide and ethnic cleansing of the Yezidis. This genocide took place after the war between ISIS and the Kurdistan region in …

Kongra Star: “Organisation and liberation of all women will be the answer to the genocides of the occupiers”

On the 6th year after the 73rd genocide of the Yezidis we, as the Coordination of Kongra Star, condemn with all our strength and with all our feelings of freedom and resistance the mass murder in Şengal. Just like yesterday, when under the leadership of Kurdish women the YJA star, YPJ and YJŞ, who resisted against the brutal attacks and thus defeated the Islamic state and the mentality for which …

Report : “Turkish support for ISIS members”

From 2014 until now, the Turkish state has been supporting jihadist groups operating in Syria in various ways, from providing them with weapons or medical care to helping them enter or leave Syrian territory. This support has become explicit again with the evidence of the assistance provided by the Turkish secret services to ISIS women to get them out of the camps where they are under SDF custody. Today we …