Newaya Jin magazine writes about Shengal genocide

The 185th issue came out under the headline 'Our confidence is our organization'.

The August issue of the European-based women's magazine Newaya Jin, is out.

The 185th issue came out under the headline 'Our confidence is our organization' and focused on organizing and self-defense against the increasing attacks against women.

Writer Ayşe Berktay wrote about the attempts by the AKP government to destroy the gains achieved by women.

Berktay reminded that the government aims to create absolute sovereignty, as well as a climate of absolute obedience with its fascist, racist, militarist, misogynist mentality.

Berktay argued that the greatest guarantee for protecting women's gains at this critical threshold is women's organization and the struggle for freedom.

Commenting on the same issue and writing in Kurdish, HDP Ağrı MP Dilan Dirayet Taşdemir said that the women's struggle constituted a dam against fascism.

The newspaper also included an analysis by YJA Star Central Headquarters Commander Zozan Çewlik about the ongoing conflict in Heftanin.

Drawing attention to the self-defense struggle of Kurdish women Çewlik shared clues about the resistance against the occupation and fascism in Heftanin.

Nahide Ermiş wrote about the 3 August Shengal massacre. Reminding that many ethnicities and civilizations were destroyed by colonial powers worldwide, Ermiş said: "We have the power to judge crime and criminals."

The magazine also included an interview with a woman named Ahlam Avesta, who was kidnapped by ISIS mercenaries in the genocide of 3 August and later managed to escape.

Berîvan Ezda wrote about the process in Shengal after 3 August.

Journalist Beritan Zagros drew attention to the ban preventing the sharing of data regarding violence against women issued by the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Ministry of Interior. Examining the reasons for the ban, Zagros drew attention to the role of more than 280 women's institutions and organizations working in the region.

Finally, Eylem Roni wrote a feature about guerrilla Roza.