Shengal people protest Turkish attacks on Rojava

The people of Shengal condemned the attacks of the invading Turkish state.

The people of Shengal responded to the intense Turkish bombing of Rojava on November 19-20 and condemned the silence of international forces.

The Democratic Autonomous Council of Shengal (MXDŞ), Yazidi Youth Union (YCÊ), Yazidi Women's Freedom Movement (TAJÊ), Yazidi Asayish, Yazidi Freedom and Democracy Party (PADÊ) made a press statement on Monday.

The joint statement read out by Xêro Kasım, Co-Chair of the Shengal Democratic Autonomous Assembly, criticized the international silence on the deadly attacks of the Turkish state.

“How much longer will these attacks continue? The Turkish state does not respect human rights. As the people of Shengal, we stand by Rojava. We will claim their martyrs just as they claimed ours,” the statement said.

“Iraq should no longer remain silent towards the attacks, against which it takes no action. We call on everyone not to remain silent towards these invasion attacks,” the statement concluded.