Let us make every day a day of struggle!

All over the world, women’s and feminist struggles are intensifying against the oppression and violence by patriarchy that has lasted for 5000 years. Everywhere women are rising up and joining together against the ever increasing patriarchal violence, the fascist attacks of the states that occupy and destroy our living spaces with their imperialist policies. In Northern and Eastern Syria, we see day by day how the fascist Turkish state with …

[Documentary] Blooming in the Desert – Three women in Raqqa rebuilding their future

Three women of Raqqa are ‘Blooming in the Desert’‘Blooming in the Desert’ is a short-documentary which tells the story of three women from Raqqa that after war and devastation are creating a new life in their home city. Raqqa is a city that has seen empires rise and fall over the centuries. Since its conquest by the Islamic State in 2013 the city of Raqqa has lived under a regime …

To all women struggling for democracy and freedom – Statement of Kongra Star for 25 November

For all the women who are struggling for democracy and freedom We respectfully remember the Mirabal sisters who were brutally murdered in the Dominican Republic on 25 November 1960 in the struggle against the Trujillo dictatorship. In the personalities of these women we see bravery, beauty, these women who became free from the authoritarian mindset of the man. They greatly resisted brutal attacks, slaughter, and destruction from many sides, and …

[Posters] With the spirit of these women we continue our revolution!

Each of this women is an important part of our revolution. They are symbols of the resistance of women who fight for freedom, for a world without patriarchy and war, defend their land and society. All of them were murdered by the Turkish army and its jihadist militias. The Turkish aggression is directed against the regions in North East Syria, where a multi-ethnic, multi-religious and grassroots democratic society has been …

Political femicide: Systematized State assassination of politically organised women

Last year, four of our friends who actively and politically supported women’s rights were murdered by government forces. Hevrin Xelef, Zehra, Hebun and Mother Emine are just a few of the cases of these political femicides that are common throughout the world. The aim of this dossier is to make visible the systematization of the killing of women activists by the states and their use to weaken the movements that …

Kongra Star: Lets struggle together! – Solidarity with the protests in Poland

As women of Rojava (NE Syria), and as women fighting, we send our support, strength and revolutionary greetings to all resistant women and people in Poland on these days of struggle for women’s freedom and rights! All over the world, women’s and feminist struggles are intensifying against the oppression and violence by the patriarchy which has lasted for 5000 years. This patriarchy, in its thousands of years of development, has …

Statistics about the committed violations and crimes in the operation “Spring of peace”.

During the invasion of the Turkish state in October 2019, which was conducted under the cynical name Operation Spring of Peace and resulted in the occupation of the northern Syrian regions of Serê Kaniyê and Girê Spî, numerous acts of violence and crimes were committed by Turkey and its allied militias. The following statistics provide an overview of the data collected to date on crimes committed by the Turkish state …

Kongra Star: “With the fighting spirit of our friends we continue our resistance!”

On the occasion of today’s World Kobane Day, the women’s movement Kongra Star publishes the following declaration, confirming the continuation of its resistance and struggle for a free and democratic society: Today marks the sixth anniversary of the International Day of Solidarity with Kobane, which embodied the spirit of resistance in the personality of Kurdish women in the world. On this occasion we recall all the martyrs who sacrificed their …

[Signature Campaign] Call for strengthening of solidarity among women against occupation and genocide!

On 9th October 2020 we as Kongra Star, women’s movement in Rojava, launched a campaign under the slogan “No to occupation and genocide, we will defend women and life,” with regard that the day of the campaign announcement coincides with the anniversary of the Turkish occupation and its factions on both Serê Kaniyê (Ras al-Ain) and Girê Spî‎ (Tel Abyad). It will continue until the ninth of January, the day …