Statement of international campaign #RiseUp4Rojava

  • actual
  • 11:59 19 October 2019
  • |
img

NEWS CENTER - “The international alliance against the revolution of Rojava has to be confronted with global resistance. Therefore, the order of the day is to intensify the fight and to increase the pressure further.”

 
The international campaign #Riseup4Rojava released a statement on the current developments following the ceasefire agreed upon between the US and Turkey for northern Syria.
 
The statement reads as follows;
 
“Since 10pm last night, a ceasefire has been officially in effect in the contested areas of Serêkaniyê and Girê Spî. The Syrian Democratic Forces said regarding the US-Turkish agreement that they would accept a ceasefire in the occupied territories. However, no negotiations have been held on the status of the other front lines and the self-defense forces will not leave their positions.
 
The ceasefire comes at a time when thousands of civilians are surrounded by Islamist gangs, cut off from water, food and medicine in Serêkaniyê, and resist under the bombing of the Turkish occupation army. Already yesterday, the Democratic Autonomy Administration has called on the international community to open a humanitarian corridor in order to prevent widespread deaths in the besieged city and to recover the injured. But the occupiers continue their inhumane blockade against Serêkaniyê, and civilian convoys set off to free the wounded are being bombed and forced to retreat by the Turkish artillery. The attacks of the jihadist invaders in Serêkaniyê and the surrounding area are continuing to this moment. Turkish airplanes are massacring civilians, and the hospital is also under severe attack. The defense forces have announced that if Turkey continues to violate the ceasefire agreement, they too will switch back to active defense, and will respond to the attacks with extreme force.
 
There is still no clear stance of the self-government to yesterday’s negotiated agreement. However, it is already clear that it is probably nothing more than another sneaky move by the United States. The call for the invasion forces not to withdraw from the territories they occupy, but to require the defense forces of the peoples of northeastern Syria to leave the field, could not be more cynical, given the crimes of the fascist occupiers. Trump and his cohorts are saying they saved millions of lives with their terrific diplomacy, but we know that the agreement has no other purpose than the legalization of the Turkish occupation. They speak of a 32-kilometer-deep "security zone" from which the women's and people's defense units have to withdraw and where the fascist Turkish occupation army and its Islamist mercenaries should ensure security, order and minority rights. We know only too well what their "security" means; We have not forgotten their brutality and massacres in Afrin, and the whole world is witness to their atrocities against the civilian population of Northeast Syria. Their goal is and remains ethnic cleansing, displacement and the destruction of all revolutionary achievements.
 
While a ceasefire and a political dialogue are welcome and will never be rejected by the Syrian Democratic Forces, it goes without saying that these plans can never be accepted in this way. If the imperialists and the fascist regime in Ankara really believe that their demands for total surrender will be fulfilled to their liking, they will be bitterly disappointed. The soil of northeastern Syria, which has been liberated with so much blood and sacrifices, is not negotiable.
 
Therefore, it is important not to allow for any confusion. With or without a ceasefire, the Turkish occupation and massacres continue. The international alliance against the revolution of Rojava has to be confronted with global resistance. Therefore, the order of the day is to intensify the fight and to increase the pressure further.
 
The fact that the rulers are forced to perform such a cheap theatrical play today is a clear result of the struggle on the ground and the international resistance against the Turkish occupation and the complicity of the imperialist states. But they cannot twist the truths so easily and wipe the blood off their hands. We know the guilty parties of every war crime only too well. We do not forget anything, and we do not forgive.
 
The resistance continues until the occupation is smashed.
 
The revolution of Northeast Syria will prevail, fascism will be crushed!”

View More Articles

24/05/2020
14:36 3 year old Dilgeş sent to prison with his mother
11:41 Caliph Hafter: Anyone who sets foot in Libya is our target
11:20 Aydeniz: They are afraid of the struggle network of women
10:29 Joint struggle move from HDP
10:13 İmam Kaplan: They say 'The best Kurd is the one without a grave'
08:17 32 people die of coronavirus in the last 24 hours
08:16 12 women activists remanded under custody
08:09 71 women groups express solidarity with Rosa Women's Association
08:05 Journalist Doğru remanded under custody
03:07 Court released 4 of the 18 women on bail
23/05/2020
15:43 Indictment prepared after almost 2 years
14:36 Women protest detentions: Freedoms are being violated
13:04 PACE: Stop attacking journalists!
12:18 ÖHD demands investigation on remains buried on sidewalk in Kilyos
11:12 Gergerlioğlu: Attack continued in the absence of the cameras
10:44 İHD: Those responsible for the death of Kaya must be investigated
10:21 State of Emergency in prison while no precautions taken
10:00 Women band together: We won't allow the abuse amnesty
07:47 Number of lives coronavirus claim increases to 4 thousand 276
22/05/2020
16:52 Third attack against cemetery in Lice
16:51 New application from the families and lawyers of Öcalan
14:35 Kaya's body not delivered to the family due to suspected coronavirus
12:49 Police raid on Rosa Women Association
11:20 Police operation against Kurdish politicians: Scores under custody
09:45 Turkey’s Central Bank cuts policy interest rate for the ninth time in a row
09:43 Sick prisoner Kaya died the day he was released
09:25 31 summaries of proceedings issued for 19 HDP MPs
09:24 Life loss in Turkey increases to 4 thousand 249
09:24 Police intervention against HDP members: Gergerlioğlu and Parlak battered
21/05/2020
16:22 HDK issues a statement on the 1864 Circassian Genocide
15:21 Simultaneous call for prisoners in İstanbul
13:44 2016 reminder to the 'Amnesty through marriage' regulation
12:57 Iraqi Intelligence Service: We arrested the heir of Baghdadi
12:56 ÖHD members carry out investigation in Kilyos Cemetery
12:56 Co-Mayor Çelik: The municipality they usurped consists merely of a chair and a building
11:37 Justice Watch of Suruç Families on 58th month
11:37 Images of people being buried under sidewalk obtained
11:36 HDP warns rangers about destruction of environment
09:22 Coronavirus claims 23 more lives
09:20 Continuation of detention for Yüksekdağ
09:19 HDP calls on Russia and Turkey to recognize Circassian genocide
20/05/2020
16:32 Petition for lawyers Timtik and Ünsal, who are on death fast
16:32 4 kurdish politicans who were sentenced to 25 years are released
16:28 Iğdır Municipality Co-Mayor Çelik is released
16:26 The refugees in Erzurum live in misery
15:22 The health condition of the imprisoned Kurdish politican got worse
15:02 Refugees left alone with the virus and the hunger
14:36 HDP on streets against the trustees: You will lose
08:41 International campaign for Kurdish musician jailed in Turkey
08:40 Turkey: Death toll from Coronavirus rises to 4,199