Kongra Star: Call to stand in solidarity with the women’s revolution

Call to the democratic public, to women’s organizations, to human rights groups and to women activists Since October 4, 2023, the Turkish state has been intensifying its offensive on the people of North and East Syria in violation of international law. The Turkish state is using a PKK attack in Ankara on October 1 as an excuse to legitimize its ongoing human rights violations against the Kurdish people and its …

Solidarity with Rojava – All together against fascism!

Call-For-Action by Women Defend Rojava, Defend Kurdistan, Riseup 4 Rojava and Make Rojava Green Again. On Thursday 5 October 2023, the Turkish state intensified its heavy war with airstrikes on North and East Syria. As in November 2022, infrastructure and civilians in particular were targeted. In recent months, there have been almost daily attacks by drones with dozens of victims. The Turkish foreign minister has now declared the entire infrastructure …

Together we defend the women’s revolution! – 10 years of YPJ

On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Women’s Defense Units of the YPJ in North and East Syria, we send our solidarity greetings, strength and energy to the fighters of the YPJ, who with their courage and determination in the struggle for a liberated and self-determined life against the colonial policies of the states and patriarchal violence are resisting every day. The basis and theory of the women’s …

Our thoughts and hearts are with the Kurdish people

After the two massive earthquakes on Monday 6.2 in Kurdistan, Syria and Turkey, thousands of people have already lost their lives. Many more are injured, missing or affected by the devastating consequences. The numbers are increasing day by day. Entire villages and neighborhoods have been destroyed. With winter temperatures and snow, hundreds of thousands of people are now struggling to survive in the cold. As the Women Defend Rojava campaign, …

[Brochure] In memory of martyred leaders of the women’s revolution

On the 23th of December 2022, Evîn Goyî, Mîr Perwer and Abdurrahman Kizil were killed in Paris. Nearly ten years ago on the 9th of January 2013 Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğan and Leyla Şaylemez were murdered in Paris as well. In the demonstrations against this recent attack, you could see many women and men holding up pictures of all six of them. This is not a coincidence! The recent attack …

Statement on the 10th anniversary of the Paris massacre: Our revenge is to guarantee the women’s revolution

Our revenge is to guarantee the women’s revolution On the 10th anniversary of the Paris massacre, we remember the fallen Sakîne Cansiz (Sara), Fîdan Doğan (Rojbîn) and Leyla Şaylemez (Ronahî) with gratitude and bow down to them. We also remember with respect the martyrs of Sîlopiyê Sêvê Demîr, Fatma Uyar and Pakîze Nayir, who led the resistance of the autonomous administration in Botan, and the martyrs of the 2nd Paris …