KOBANÎ- Self-Protection and Defense Body in Kobanî canton in the Euphrates region opened a course for Self-Protection and Defense Forces in addition to a course for officers’ rank during ceremonies held in Şehîd Kendal Academy.
Self Defense Body course was held under the name of Şehîd Azad Abdul Rahman, and 550 fighters joined it. While the other course was under the name of Şehîd Mahmoud, and 50 officers joined it.
The co-chair of Self-Protection and Defense Body Asmat Sheikh Hassen, the heads of the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA), the fighters of Self Defense Forces and their families attended the ceremonies. The ceremonies started by holding a minute of silence. Then, many speeches were delivered by the co-chair of Self-Protection and Defense Body Asmat Sheikh Hassen, the co-chair of the Legislative Council Fawza Abdy and Şehîd Azad Kobanî’s father Jamil Issa Abdul Rahman.
The speeches congratulated the opening of the two courses and they hoped victory for the fighters to perform their duties in defending their land and repelling any attack that aims at underestimating the peoples’ will and resistance.
After that, the Self-Defense fighters swore to follow the footsteps of the martyrs.
Furthermore, the two courses ended by dancing in rings with the revolutionary songs.