YPJ fighters celebrate 8 March at the foot of Mount Kezwan
YPJ fighters celebrated 8 March, International Working Women's Day at the foot of Mount Kezwan. "We will ensure the freedom of women and our land," they said.
Women's Defense Units (YPJ) Jazira region forces celebrated 8 March, International Working Women's Day with a military ceremony.
The celebration was held at the foot of Kezwan Mountain in the city of Hesekê in the Jazira (Cizire) region.
YPJ commanders Rojda Şiyar, Solin Kobanê, Kurdistan Derik, Albin Amude and Avinar Girkê Legê attended the ceremony.
Commander Şiyar addressed the fighters. She began commending Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Öcalan and all women on 8 March, stressing that the struggle for women's freedom will continue until victory.
For the freedom of women and our lands
Emphasizing that the woman is life itself, Şiyar said: "The YPJ represent the woman identity, which is fighting against the power mentality in all areas of life."
Pointing out to the invasion of the Turkish state at the end of her speech, YPJ commander Rojda Şiyar said: "As YPJ, we are ready to sacrifice our lives for the freedom of all women and our land. We are ready to fight till the end."
The celebration ended with the slogans "Bijî Serok Apo", "Jin, jiyan, azadi", "Resisting is life".