Ecological Council of North and East Syria condemns abuses against nature and environment

The Ecological Council of North and East Syria released a statement about the harm that warfare against Kurdistan and the exploitation and oppression worldwide is inflicting on nature: “In recent times we are facing huge numbers of natural disasters, occurring as a result of the disruption of the ecological balance: heat waves and droughts, frequent torrential rains and floods, volcanic eruptions, the extinction of large numbers of living creatures and …

Solidarity message to women in Afghanistan

The Kongra Star women’s movement in Rojava sends a message of solidarity to the women’s resistance in Afghanistan. “We as Kongra Star send revolutionary greetings and our solidarity from Rojava to our sisters in Afghanistan. The current developments in Afghanistan surrounding the deal between the USA and Taliban are a cause for concern, but the images in recent weeks of women from Afghanistan taking taking their defense into their own …

Turkish water policy in Syria and Iraq

In light of the conditions that Syria is currently facing, water has been cut off from North-east Syria and Iraq, and a policy is being pursued to starve and dehydrate millions of innocent civilians. This is not only happening on top of the current political conflicts in the region and its associated inhospitable living conditions but amidst the corona pandemic–all of which is taking place in front of the international …

May Day is a day of struggle for all the oppressed and unites us in the struggle for liberation.

On May Day, we follow in the footsteps of many anti-colonial, anti-racist, anti-capitalist and anti-patriarchal struggles. They are also the footprints of many revolutionary women who have raised their voices against oppression as well as exploitation and for a liberated society. Today we raise our voices worldwide. On this day, we unite in our diversity and appear as strength on the streets of the whole world, because May Day is …

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 …