Women’s Festival in Vienna in solidarity with Rojava Revolution

A solidarity festival in solidarity with the revolution of Rojava took place in Vienna.

In Vienna the Women's Solidarity Platform in Europe organized a festival to express solidarity with the women's revolution of Rojava. Stands were set up on Schwarzenbergplatz on Saturday morning and banners and pictures were hung up.

The welcoming speech on behalf of the organizers was held by Nurcan Güleryüz from Civaka Azad Austria. Afterwards the festival program started with dances. The event was well attended by an international audience. Speakers expressed their solidarity with the women's revolution of Rojava. In the stage program music groups from Vienna and Koma Devran from Graz performed.

Participants also condemned the 12 September 1980 military coup in Turkey.