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 …

THE INTERNATIONAL CONSPIRACY AGAINST THE LEADER ABDULLAH OCALAN

Kongra Star publishes a dossier on the international conspiracy which took place 23 years ago.On February 15, 1999, the Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan was arrested as part ofan international conspiracy. This conspiracy is still active and has taken variousforms. It began on October 9, 1998 and its aim was the elimination of the nationalliberation struggle led by Abdullah Ocalan, a struggle based on the principles ofdemocracy, ecological justice and women’s …

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 …