Massive crowds call for women's freedom on International Day against Violence
Massive crowds of women and components of NE Syria went out in marches in support of women's freedom, their throats chanting the international slogan "Jin, Jiyan, Azadî."
Under the slogan “Against all forms of violence and occupation, women are life and freedom,” thousands of women and components of NE Syria went out in marches in support of women and against all forms of violence on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Thousands of women from various components of Qamishlo canton took part in a massive march that started in front of the Osman Sabri roundabout, during which the participants raised pictures of the martyred fighters Sakina Cansiz, Beritan, Zilan, Shilan, Arin, and Gina Amini, and pictures of the leader Abdullah Ocalan.
The march roamed the main street, amidst chants of “Women, Life, Freedom,” “No to the killing of women,” “No to violence against women,” “No to the occupation,” “Down with the occupation and fascism.” Upon its arrival at the Martyr Robar roundabout, they paused for a minute of silence in respect for the souls of the martyrs.
After that, Ramzia Muhammad, the member of the Kongra Star Coordination Committee, gave a speech in which she saluted women’s struggle against all forms of violence committed by the patriarchal mentality and the occupying regimes, and said: “In the face of all the practices that are being hatched against us, women are free to live.”
She pointed out that women are exposed to all forms of violence, both in the family and in the political arena.
Ramzia Muhammad added: "Our struggle does not depend on one day. It continues against all forms of violence, state violence, the male mentality, and the occupying regimes, until we achieve our freedom and the freedom of our society."
Ramzia said, “It is extremely important to unite women’s visions and strengthen the organization, “so that we can be an impenetrable bulwark against all forms of violence, eliminate the fanatical patriarchal mentality and occupation, and liberate our occupied lands.”
The march ended to the sound of revolutionary chants and an emphasis on raising the unity of the struggle against the patriarchal mentality so that women can achieve their freedom and the freedom of their society.
Hundreds of women participated in a march that organized by the Zenobia Women Council.
The march was launched in front of the Children's Hospital in Raqqa,.The Co-chair of Executive council Beriva Khaled gave a speech in which she said: "We gathered in this square; the free woman square, which was witnessing the crimes of ISIS mercenaries against women."
After the march ended, the opening tape of a garden called "The Free Women Square" was cut by Mazakin Fatima, the mother of the martyr Ahmed Naasan.
In Hasaka district, hundreds of women and people of the province participated in a mass march that started in front of the martyr Aren Merckan roundabout in the Al -Musherafah neighborhood and headed towards the central market in the same neighborhood.
Participants in the march carried the photos of the martyrs who are struggling, "Fidan Dogan, Layla Shals, and Sakina Jansz, Yadi Aqida and Zainab Sarokhan and Jian Toldan and other martyrs who sacrificed their lives in order to achieve the freedom of women, and they also carried a sign that read" With the will of the free woman, we will destroy the occupation, the woman's revolution is your power is a struggle against Violence ".
The march began with a minute of silence in honor of the souls of the martyrs, then the spokesperson for the Coordinator of the Star, Rehan Luqa delivered a speech in which she urged the importance of this day and the strength of women and their solidarity with each other in facing the violence practiced against them.
She said: "We stand, gather, and join hands today, believing in the thought and philosophy of Commander Abdullah Ocalan in the path that he drew for us.
She emphasized that the people of NE Syria with all its components showed to the whole world the extent of their solidarity and resistance in the face of all regimes that violate women.
For its part, the joint president of the Executive Council of Al -Jazera, Vivian Bhawi Osi stressed the need for women to join women in confronting all forms of violence that violate their rights, stressing that the Rojava revolution represents the will of all women who demand their freedom and seek to reduce violence that is practiced against each woman.
Then the Hilal Zairin movement group in the city of Hasaka made a theatrical performance that tells about the violations practiced against women.