YPJ members advancing to Raqqa: We are getting closer to the freedom line

RAQQA- The fourth phase of the Wrath of Euphrates Operation has continued. Stating that their first aim is to liberate the Tebqa city center, the YPJ fighters said, “The women are getting closer to the freedom line day by day. Our aim is to take revenge of all women in Shengal and Middle East, who have been abducted, enslaved and killed.”

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) includes the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) launched the Wrath of Euphrates Operation on November 5, 2016 to liberate Raqqa. The freedom fighters have advanced to the Raqqa in the operation operated by Action Room of the Wrath of Euphrates. The fighters entered the Tebqa city center and Tebqa Dam in the past few days. The YPJ fighters, who have advanced to the Raqqa step by step have been welcomed by the women living in the liberated villages.

“We saw you on TV, meeting with you is like a dream,” say the women and children, who have been taken to safe areas. The female fighters say, “Our struggle will continue until we create the freedom for the women and a democratic Syria.”

Şilan Cûdî, a member of the YPJ, said, “The women play a great role in the operation. The aim of the female fighters is to achieve the highest level of success. Our aim in the fourth phase is to liberate Tebqa city center. The women are getting closer to the freedom line day by day. Our aim is to take revenge of all women in Shengal and Middle East, who have been abducted, enslaved and killed.”

Another member of the YPJ, Zêrîn Nûjîn said their aim is not only liberate the city but also build freedom for all people. Nûjîn said, “Our aim is to democratize Syria by saving all peoples. We have a great anger against the women hater Daesh and other forces like Daesh. Our struggle will continue until all women in the Middle East become free.”

Canda Welat, meanwhile, stated they were getting closer to Raqqa and she said the women would be the liberation of the all people living in the Middle East.