“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 …

Message from Women Defend Rojava

Meena Keshwar Kamal (1956-1987) was born on February 27, 1956 in Kabul. During her school days, students in Kabul and other Afghan cities were deeply engaged in social activism and rising mass movements. In 1977, while sturdying at Kabul University, Meena founded the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA), an organization formed to promote equality and education for women and continues to “give voice to the deprived and …

Internationalist long march 2022 – The time for freedom has come!

International conspiracy On 9 October 1998, the internationally planned and executed conspiracy against Abdullah Öcalan began. This imperialist and fascist hunt resulted in his arrest on 15 February 1999. Abdullah Ocalan symbolises the struggle for freedom, freedom from colonialism, occupation, fascism, capitalism and freedom of women and all other oppressed genders from patriarchy. With the annual internationalist long march, we want to draw attention to both the war of occupation …

Statement on the ISIS attacks in Heseke

In a statement to the public the Coordination of Kongra Star addresses the last attacks of ISIS in North and East Syria and points out, that Turkey is conflicted in these attacks: At first we want to express our deepest condolences as Kongra Star to the families of the martyrs and wish a good recovery to the wounded, that joined the fight for freedom. The attack of ISIS sleeper cells …

We won’t stop fighting until we are all free!

On January 9, 2013, the world stood still for a moment. Three of our revolutionary friends from Kurdistan were murdered in Paris by the fascist Turkish state. With great respect we remember and commemorate Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğan and Leyla Şaylemez and condemn the vile assassination with all our anger. Sara, Rojbîn, Ronahî – three women who resolutely resisted all forms of oppression and fought with all their courage and …

Chile turned an important page in its history

In a statement Kongra Star congratulates the women and oppressed people of Chile, who lately reached an important success: On 19 December, Chile turned an important page in its history. A turning point expected and supported by the population. We, Kongra Star, send our greetings and congratulations to the newly elected president, Garbiel Boric, to the Chilean people, to the indigenous communities and to the women who have contributed so …