Kobane people celebrate the revolution on 7th anniversary

Celebrations to mark the 7th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution have begun in Kobanê city of Rojava.

Seven years ago, on 19 July 2012, the Rojava Revolution began with the people taking control of the administration in Kobanê. The revolution then spread to Afrin on July 20, Derik on July 22 and later to Amude, Tirbesiye, Til Temir and the rest of Rojava.

Thousands of people gathered at the Free Woman Square in Kobanê city center in the evening hours today as celebrations to mark the 7th anniversary of the revolution kicked off.