The General Council of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) issued a statement to public opinion, on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the July 19 revolution, by which it congratulated all peoples, and affirmed that it is the first in the Middle East and indeed the world to safeguard human dignity and freedom in the face of all nationalism and Islamism and sexuality and scientism.
The statement said
“People rarely make up their minds to carry out a revolution, and among the people who revolted and rose up rarely was a people who were able to reach their mission and achieve their goals and preserve the principles of the revolution from the diseases of power and rule rooted throughout history, but the revolution of July 19 is completely different from the rest of the revolutions, it is the first in the Middle East but the world in safeguarding human dignity and freedom in the face of all ideas nationalism and Islamism and sexuality and scientism, and are not based on principles to give priority to a class or component or sect or religion on another, but are based on the concept of the democratic nation that achieves a decent living for all components, and is committed to the assets and the principles and values It revolted for its sake, and that is why the July 19 revolution became a source of honor and pride for all peoples.
On July 19, 2012, the first spark of the revolution was launched from the city of resistance, Kobani, to spread in all regions of north and east Syria in Afrin and then Al-Jazeera and the Euphrates basin, to remove from the shoulders of its people dust and pain of tens of years of injustice and tyranny, and the start was from scratch due to the lack of infrastructure and the state of disintegration Social, and began day after day with broader and firm steps forward, by removing the faults and remnants of the system and building the alternative system. The past eight years have been full of liberation campaigns from ISIS and resistance in the face of the Turkish occupation and many glowing feats and progress in establishing of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria and the establishment of the project The Democrat relies on the philosophy of the democratic nation, despite the intervention of the tampering, headed by Turkey, in the security of the region and its attempts to thwart this project through various methods, the last of which was to plant spies for it from the people of the region and create sectarian strife between the components.
As we commemorate the July 19 revolution and the peoples of northern and eastern Syria are still continuing their revolution and their struggle to be an example and a democratic project for all of Syria and the Middle East through dialogue and a political solution and the consolidation of the principle of peoples' fraternity and co-existence between all its peoples and components and achieving unity among the Kurdish political forces around the gains which achieved by the blood of thousands of martyrs and the sacrifices of tens of thousands of wounded, it also strives to end the Turkish occupation and stop its terrorism and practices in killing, kidnapping, looting and demographic change in Afrin, Jarablus, Tel Abyad and Ras Al-Ain and liberating it and ensuring a safe return for its people on the other hand, continuing campaigns to eliminate the remaining remnants of the ISIS terrorist in the areas of Deir-ez-Zor, al-Raqqa, and all of Syria.
The July 19 revolution demonstrated that it is continuing to pursue the third line by relying on free and youthful women and their participation in all fields and their pioneering role in leading the revolution by confronting the occupation and terrorist organizations from ISIS and others, protecting the gains achieved and maintaining generations, so that women become the true symbol of the revolution, and they have also demonstrated their societal strength and dependence on its self and the organization of the masses from which it draws its power to achieve the real goals in building democracy and a free person as a real guarantee for the protection of the gains.
We are in the General Council of the Democratic Union Party PYD congratulate all peoples by the revolution of July 19, which represents the hopes and goals of all peoples in human values and the real project on the ground represented by the Autonomous Administration of North and East, to be the example and model to resolve the Syrian crisis and to ensure security, stability and peace for all Syrians and build a democratic Syria decentralization. "