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 …

Statement in support of Afghan women

Statement to public opinion After the US forces announced their withdrawal from Afghanistan in mid-August2021, the extremist Taliban movement was able to control the entire geography ofAfghanistan, so that the Afghan people found themselves alone facing the Talibanforces that did not and will not spare any effort to bring the people, especially theAfghan women, to the lowest level of underdevelopment, control, powerlessness,and robbery of will.At a time when Afghan women …

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 …

They can’t ban internationalism – Solidarity with María!

“It is our duty to fight for our freedom.It is our duty to win.We must love each other and support each other.We have nothing to lose but our chains.“ (Assata Shakur) Internationalist María was forced to leave Germany due to her political activism in solidarity with the Kurdish freedom movement. In addition, she was banned from entering and leaving the country for 20 years.We are sad and angry that María …

Call for women’s solidarity with women in North an East Syria.

To UN Women: We, Kongra Star, the women’s confederation in Rojava and North and East Syria, greet the members of the UN Women organization. The 25th November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, women around the world will organise and raise attention and denounced all forms of violence women suffer in their life. As women of NE Syria, we are concerned about the situation of womenin a …

Remembering means struggling – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On 25 November, women all over the world stand up against patriarchal violence and oppression, because this day has become a symbol of women’s struggle for freedom. 25 November is dedicated to the Mirabal sisters who fought against the Dominican dictatorship. For this reason, they were murdered on 25 November 1960 by the Dominican dictator’s secret service. They were pioneers and an inspiration to many women around the world who …

Underage marriage

Underage marriage is a social problem that still exists in many regions of the world. This problem, which stemsfrom a patriarchal mentality, must be overcome, as it has many negative consequences forwomen and society as a whole. This report puts a focus on the reasons and theimpact of underage marriage on young women and society.

Statement for the 25th of November

Statement to public opinion and the media: Under the slogan “Fight to end violence and occupation” we struggle in the spirit of “Hevrin Khalaf, Sosin Birhat, Hind, Saade, Deniz Poyraz, Leyla Agiri, Zahra Berkel and Kerima Lorena Tariman”. These women fought against the mentality of the patriarchal nation-state and sacrificed their lives in this struggle. The resistance of these women and their heroic struggle have become a model for us …