Together we defend the revolution in Rojava – The defense and liberation of Afrin is the defense of the women’s revolution

Four years ago thousands of people around the world took to the streets, their hearts with Afrin, loudly expressing their opposition to Turkey’s illegal war. On January 20, 2018, the Turkish state launched a war on region of Afrin, the western canton of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria. Day and night, towns and villages, refugee camps and historical sites were bombarded by Turkish warplanes and artillery. The …

It is time for international solidarity to stand up!

On this year’s 8th of March, we send our revolutionary greetings and solidarity to the resistant women in Afghanistan and to all those who daily resist the patriarchal and oppressive system. Since the developments in Afghanistan around the deal between the USA and the Taliban, the Taliban gained legitimacy from the international community with their Islamist and misogynist policies. Their strengthening threatens the freedom and livelihoods of the local population, …

Together we protect our revolution and liberate our land

We welcome the International Working Women’s Day on March 8, 2022. On this occasion, we bow our heads in reverence in memory of our martyrs who sacrificed their lives and wrote heroic epics of resistance to tyrannical regimes and broke the chains of slavery, making great sacrifices to achieve freedom, justice, equality and democracy. International Women Workers’ Day is the result of the struggle of millions of women around the …

Berta Cáceres was a woman, a mother, an activist, an indigenous leader, a land defender, a revolutionary and an inspiration.

The Kongra Star women’s movement in North and East Syria has released a statement on the anniversary of the martyrdom of revolutionary Berta Cáceres: Berta Cáceres was a woman, a mother, an activist, an indigenous leader, a land defender, a revolutionary and an inspiration. She was a strong Honduran woman, a free woman, she was what capitalist modernity fears the most. She co-founded and coordinated the Council of Popular and …

Women are leading- The result of decades of heroic resistance and struggle by women’s movements

In this text, Women Defend Rojava shows the latest developments in North- and East Syria. In North and East Syria, a democratic women’s revolution has become reality. Under the most difficult conditions, an alternative to patriarchal and state structures was created according to the idea of Democratic Confederalism. This alternative was built in a region that is under a strict economic embargo. North and East Syria is under continuous attacks …

“Together we defend our revolution and liberate our land”

The Women’s Platform for Joint Activities in North and East Syria issues a statement for the start of actions for 8 March. On behalf of the Platform for Joint Activities of Women’s Movements and Organizations in North and East Syria under the slogan “Together we defend our revolution and liberate our land”, we congratulate the women in North and East Syria and women all over the world in general, and …

Interview with an international comrade from Czech in YPJ

WHY INTERNATIONALIST WOMEN COME TO ROJAVA ? In many revolutions, international participation has been an important part of the revolutionary process and the Rojava Revolution is not an exception. We are living in times of global chaos, there are many different crises in the world. Time shows us, that the real face of capitalism can not be hidden anymore, it is capitalism by itself causing those crisis and becoming itself …

Mala Jin: Empowering women and strengthening society

Mala Jin: Empowering women and strengthening society The Women’s Revolution in Rojava has for more than 10 years brought forward women in Northern and Eastern Syria who dedicate their lives to helping and supporting women in their daily lives in the face of all forms of hardship and threat. Mala Jin is one of these organizations that not only helps and supports them, but also actively works for women and …

Call for action – Stop Turkish war on Kurdistan!

Dear friends and comrades, Since yesterday evening, Turkey has been bombing numerous places in Kurdistan with airstrikes. After ISIS attack in Hesekê, in North and East Syria, was successfully thwarted by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Turkey, a NATO member state, is again launching fierce attacks with numerous warplanes. Current targets are an electricity station that provides electricity to the people in Koçerat, in the region of Dêrik, where a …