The revolution of North and East Syria is 11 years old. How it was formed and turned into a cornerstone for a democratic autonomous administration system?
Hussein, along with other women, stands and watches over the crops on the main road between the city of Qamishli, northeast Syria, and Hasakah and prevents anyone from approaching or throwing cigarette stubs or things that might cause a fire in the farmlands.
Kongra Star released a short documentary about the HPC-Jin (Civil Women Protection Units).
The society we strive for, is an ethical-political society, which means a society in which all people are involved and organized, and the ethical values of the society are being protected. We see this as a main mechanism against power regimes like capitalism and patriarchy which work to dissolve society and create a system of individuals without the glue of societal values.
Part 7: “HPC-JIN defends the reality, existence, and rights of women” “Women and children have defended their lands since the beginning of humanity. Today, the members of the HPC-JIN defend their society and lands,” said Hediye Abdullah, the executive of the Women’s Social Defense Units (HPC-JIN). The Democratic Nation System in NE Syria has brought
The Social Defense Forces (HPC) have been an important expression of radical democratic self-organization in Rojava and northern Syria since 2015. They are the democratic counter-model to state security forces.
In the Cizire region of northeastern Syria, 700 women from the autonomously organized women's structures of the Social Defense Forces are involved in patrols to protect against arson.