Kongra Star: We will organise many events to mark 8 March

Kongra Star spokeswoman Remziya Mihemed said that they will organize many events in Northern and Eastern Syria within the scope of 8 March, International Women's Day.

Kongra Star said it has completed the first phase of the "No to occupation, let's defend women and life" initiative, which was launched in North and East Syria on 9 December 2020. On 9 January, the initiative has moved to the second phase.

The initiative on the one hand draws attention to the crimes committed by the Turkish while on the other calls on the world to protect the Rojava women's revolution. The second phase of the initiative is also dedicated to explain and condemn the international conspiracy against Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan as well as the isolation regime imposed on him in Imrali. This second phase will continue until 17 April.

Speaking to ANHA Kongra Star spokeswoman, Remziya Mihemed, said that they were preparing for the 8 March International Women's Day activities within the scope of the initiative. Mihemed said that they will organize panels and seminars all over Northern and Eastern Syria to mark International Women's Day, and added that the activities will start on 1 March and will continue until 21 March.

Emphasizing that culture and art festivals will be held, Mihemed said: “We will carry out actions to support the YPJ (Women’s Defense Units). We will ensure that all peoples join the activities and we will organize marches that will draw attention to the situation of President Öcalan. We will organize exhibitions in Qamishlo, Kobanê and Shehba. We will announce the events program in a press conference tomorrow, Tuesday.”