Tabqa– In the presence of leaders and members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Women’s Protection Units (YPJ), the Academy of martyr Rojda Manbaj opened today, Monday, with a ceremony a training course for 18 female fighters. The course carried the name of the martyr Ronas Haleb.
Female fighters who will undergo a 45-day military, cultural and physical training program are from Manbaj, Kobani, Tabqa, and Raqqa regions.
The ceremony began with a minute of silence in the memory of martyrs’ lives. After that, the female fighters presented a military parade. Rojbin Arab, a leader of YPJ, delivered a speech in which she blessed the fighters with the opening of the course and wished them success and noted that their existence now in this place is considered the first step toward freedom.
“At the beginning, you will know yourself, the role of the women in building societies and the truth of her energy, to be pioneers in the struggle of women liberation for building a free life where justice and equality prevail” she added.
She also noted to the conspiracy and the invasion of the Turkish state and its terrorist factions of NE Syria, as well as to the importance of the training in performing their mandated tasks.
The ceremony concluded by performing the military oath and promising to follow the footsteps of the martyr in order to liberate all the occupied areas and protect them.
It worth mentioning that martyr Ronas Haleb lost her life on October 11, 2019, while defending the city of Sare Kaniyeh\ Ras Al Ain against the invasion of the Turkish occupation army and its terrorist faction.