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Call Out of Kongra Star against Turkish occupation of NE-Syria

TO OUR PEOPLE – PUBLIC OPINION AND WOMEN The Turkish state launched attacks on the territory of Rojava-North-East Syria by bombing the village of Mishrafa in the town of Serekani at 16:20 (9th October 2019). Based on initial information we received, there are casualties and martyrs amongst civilians and the SDF forces. It is very likely that the wounded and the martyrs will increase every second we remain silent. Following …

Global Solidarity, Publications

Calling USA Congress to stand against Turkey’s attacks on North and East Syria

We the people ask the federal government to Call on Congress to act on an issue: The Kurdish people defended the call for humanity and we must not allow Turkish inference in Northern Syria. The Kurdish people rescued people of every religion, they are forming a democracy in a region that lacks it. The united states must stand by the Kurdish people. The Turkish people will make genocide of the …

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Kongra Star statement against Turkish state threats

To the world public, to all freedom-loving peoples, forces of democracy and women of the world Through the invasion of Northern and Eastern Syria, the forces of occupation once again want to establish their power over the peoples of the Middle East region. The threats to attack Rojava express plans to deny and annihilate the Kurdish people and all other freedom-loving peoples in the region. The recent alliances and agreements …

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Connected oppression, connected struggles

The Rojava revolution of North and East Syria is often described as one based on genuine democracy, ecological principles and women’s freedom. It offers an alternative to capitalist modernity and to the nation state. But how is it that all of these principles fit together? Is it just dedication to a mix of different causes, or a determination to dream big, that has brought these principles together in the same …

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Meaning of şehîd culture and women

The revolutionary şehîd culture of the Kurdish movement famously says “martyrs do not die”. This means if we continue someone’s work, keep their struggle going, and live their values, then their energy and spirit is still with us. Women Defend Rojava is part of this tradition, carrying on the struggle of the thousands of women who have fallen fighting for freedom all over the world. To say şehîds do not …

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[Women’s Voices] Women keep their fallen loved ones alive through revolutionary struggle

The development and defense of the revolution in Rojava is only possible because many people gave their life for the cause of a free society. In North and East Syria as well as in Kurdistan in general it is a wide spread reality that one or many family members gave their life for the revolutionary struggle. In this “Women’s Voices” women speak about the role of women in continuing the …

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Internationalist Şehîds remembered in NE-Syria and Switzerland

The revolution in North and East Syria has brought many comrades from all over the world, to contribute to the processes here and to defend the revolution. By now, many of these international revolutionaries have fallen şehîd in the struggle. Just as every şehîd is a promise to keep struggling and to uphold the values they fought for, internationalist şehîds in particular remind us to live the values of internationalism …