Activists in Finland pay tribute to PJAK press workers who fell as martyrs in 2008
A commemoration event was held for the PJAK press workers who fell as martyrs in a bombardment carried out by the Turkish state in 2008.
Six press workers who were killed as a result of Turkish warplanes targeting the PJAK Press Center on 1 May 2008 were commemorated in Helsinki on the anniversary of their martyrdom.
Kurds and members of the Finnish Kurdish People's Assembly attended the commemoration organized by the local Kurdish Association.
The commemoration began with a minute’s silence. Afterwards, a speech was made about the efforts and struggles of PJAK press martyrs.
Ehwen Çiyako, member of the PJAK Assembly talked about the work and lives of the martyrs of the press.
At the same time, activists also paid tribute to Kendal, who fell as a martyr in 2018 and was the first Kurd who joined the guerrillas from Finland.
PJAK Press members Hêrîş Amed (Diyako Bextiyar), Argeş Bawer (Kardo Elyalî), Firat Çelê (Behcet Tekîn), Armanc Merîwan (Cemal Resulî), Vedat Amed and Raman Cawîd (Rehîm Borna) fell as martyrs in the bombardment carried out by the Turkish state on 1 May 2008.