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ŞEHÎD DILAR HELEB - RANYA HENAN

Nom de Guerre: Dilar Heleb
First-Last Name: Ranya Henan
Mother’s Name: Necah
Father’s Name: Remzi
Date and Place of Birth: 1988 – Efrîn
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 20.04.2022 – Kobanê

Dilar Heleb was born in Afrin. In 2012 she participated in the resistance of the Şêxmeqsûd (Sheikh Maqsoud) district of Aleppo. Soon, she became a leading YPJ commander who was always by the side of the people. Dilar Heleb participated in the fight against ISIS and played a leading role in the liberation of the city of Minbic. She fulfilled her responsibilities in the revolution under all circumstances until the Turkish state assassinated her.

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Nom de Guerre: Dilar Heleb
First-Last Name: Ranya Henan
Mother’s Name: Necah
Father’s Name: Remzi
Date and Place of Birth: 1988 – Efrîn
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 20.04.2022 – Kobanê

Dilar Heleb was born in Afrin. In 2012 she participated in the resistance of the Şêxmeqsûd (Sheikh Maqsoud) district of Aleppo. Soon, she became a leading YPJ commander who was always by the side of the people. Dilar Heleb participated in the fight against ISIS and played a leading role in the liberation of the city of Minbic. She fulfilled her responsibilities in the revolution under all circumstances until the Turkish state assassinated her.

20.04.2022, Kobanê
On April 20, 2022, three YPJ fighters, Dilar Haleb, Kobanî and Ronahî Kobane, were martyred as a result of an attack by a Turkish drone on a vehicle in southern Kobanê. The targeted attack was the 29th drone strike carried out by the Turkish state in the autonomous region of North and East Syria in 2022.

ŞEHÎD RONAHÎ KOBANÊ - RODÎN EBDILGADIR MIHEMED

Nom de Guerre: Ronahî Kobanê
First-Last Name: Rodîn Ebdilqadir Mihemed
Mother’s Name: Emîne
Father’s Name: Ebdilqadir
Date and Place of Birth: 1996 – Kobanê
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 20.04.2022 – Kobanê

Ronahî Kobanê joined the YPJ in 2014 to defend the city of Kobanê against ISIS. She was heavily wounded during the battle. After she recovered, she continued to fight in the ranks of YPJ. She took part in the fight against ISIS and participated in the liberation offensive in Raqqa. Most recently, she was the co-chair of the Defense Committee in Kobanê before she was killed by a Turkish drone strike.

Nom de Guerre: Ronahî Kobanê
First-Last Name: Rodîn Ebdilqadir Mihemed
Mother’s Name: Emîne
Father’s Name: Ebdilqadir
Date and Place of Birth: 1996 – Kobanê
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 20.04.2022 – Kobanê

Ronahî Kobanê joined the YPJ in 2014 to defend the city of Kobanê against ISIS. She was heavily wounded during the battle. After she recovered, she continued to fight in the ranks of YPJ. She took part in the fight against ISIS and participated in the liberation offensive in Raqqa. Most recently, she was the co-chair of the Defense Committee in Kobanê before she was killed by a Turkish drone strike.

20.04.2022, Kobanê
On April 20, 2022, three YPJ fighters, Dilar Haleb, Kobanî and Ronahî Kobane, were martyred as a result of an attack by a Turkish drone on a vehicle in southern Kobanê. The targeted attack was the 29th drone strike carried out by the Turkish state in the autonomous region of North and East Syria in 2022.

ŞEHÎD KOBANÎ - CÎHAN NIDAL ELÎ

Nom de Guerre: Kobanî
First-Last Name: Cîhan Nidal Elî
Mother’s Name: Celila
Father’s Name: Nîdal
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 20.04.2022 – Kobanê

Kobanî was a member of YPJ. She took her name remembering the great resistance against ISIS that took place in the city Kobanî. She was murdered by a Turkish drone attack in the very city from which she took her name.

 

Nom de Guerre: Kobanî
First-Last Name: Cîhan Nidal Elî
Mother’s Name: Celila
Father’s Name: Nîdal
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 20.04.2022 – Kobanê

Kobanî was a member of YPJ. She took her name remembering the great resistance against ISIS that took place in the city Kobanî. She was murdered by a Turkish drone attack in the very city from which she took her name.

 

20.04.2022, Kobanê
On April 20, 2022, three YPJ fighters, Dilar Haleb, Kobanî and Ronahî Kobane, were martyred as a result of an attack by a Turkish drone on a vehicle in southern Kobanê. The targeted attack was the 29th drone strike carried out by the Turkish state in the autonomous region of North and East Syria in 2022.

ŞEHÎD MIZGÎN BOTAN - RAHIME XEZALI

Nom de Guerre: Mizgîn Botan
First-Last Name: Rahime Xezali
Mother’s name: Sureya
Father’s name: Ismail
Date and Place of Birth: 1989 – Selmas
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 30.05.2022 – Qamishlo

Mizgîn Botan joined the ranks of YPJ upon the call for mobilization during the war against ISIS in Rojava. Being from the city of Salmas in Eastern Kurdistan (Rojhilat), she grew up in a patriotic family. She felt great happiness when the Rojava Revolution took place. When ISIS attacked Rojava, she went there and took her place in defending the revolution. She took part in many battles against ISIS, was a defender of the ideology of women’s freedom, and lived a life with a great and meaningful spirit of comradeship. She was killed by the Turkish state in a targeted assassination carried out by a drone strike on her vehicle in Qamishlo.

Nom de Guerre: Mizgîn Botan
First-Last Name: Rahime Xezali
Mother’s name: Sureya
Father’s name: Ismail
Date and Place of Birth: 1989 – Selmas
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 30.05.2022 – Qamishlo

Mizgîn Botan joined the ranks of YPJ upon the call for mobilization during the war against ISIS in Rojava. Being from the city of Salmas in Eastern Kurdistan (Rojhilat), she grew up in a patriotic family. She felt great happiness when the Rojava Revolution took place. When ISIS attacked Rojava, she went there and took her place in defending the revolution. She took part in many battles against ISIS, was a defender of the ideology of women’s freedom, and lived a life with a great and meaningful spirit of comradeship. She was killed by the Turkish state in a targeted assassination carried out by a drone strike on her vehicle in Qamishlo.

30.05.2022, Qamishlo
On May 30, 2022, the Turkish state targeted a car in the village of Sêgirka, on the outskirts of Qamishlo, resulting in YPJ fighter Mizgîn Botan being martyred. In the same attack a civilian, Kesra Melek, was killed and two fighters, Dîcle Tirbespiye and Hêvîdar Dirbesiyê, survived with injuries. This was the 39th Turkish drone attack in North and East Syria in 2022.

ŞEHÎD MIZGÎN KOBANE - SIHAM MUSLIM

Nom de Guerre: Mizgîn Kobane
First-Last Name: Siham Muslim
Mother’s name: Amina
Father’s name: Ahmed
Date and Place of Birth: 1990 – Kobanê
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 02.07.2022 – Raqqa

Mizgîn Kobane was born in Kobanê. She grew up in a patriotic family where she learned a spirit of resistance and freedom. She joined the Rojava Revolution early on and participated in defending the women and people in Aleppo. She shared the experiences that she had gained in Aleppo with her comrades and participated in many battles against ISIS. In Serekaniye she resisted against the Turkish occupation and demonstrated the will of revolutionary women fighting against occupation. She put all her intellectual energies into promoting the idea of free women before she got assassinated by the Turkish state in a drone strike in Raqqa.

Nom de Guerre: Mizgîn Kobane
First-Last Name: Siham Muslim
Mother’s name: Amina
Father’s name: Ahmed
Date and Place of Birth: 1990 – Kobanê
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 02.07.2022 – Raqqa

Mizgîn Kobane was born in Kobanê. She grew up in a patriotic family where she learned a spirit of resistance and freedom. She joined the Rojava Revolution early on and participated in defending the women and people in Aleppo. She shared the experiences that she had gained in Aleppo with her comrades and participated in many battles against ISIS. In Serekaniye she resisted against the Turkish occupation and demonstrated the will of revolutionary women fighting against occupation. She put all her intellectual energies into promoting the idea of free women before she got assassinated by the Turkish state in a drone strike in Raqqa.

02.07.2022, Raqqa

On July 2, 2022, a car was targeted in the village of Tel Samin in Raqqa, resulting in SDF and YPJ commander Mizgîn Kobane being martyred and two other fighters injured. This was the 49th Turkish drone attack in North and East Syria in 2022.

ŞEHÎD JIYAN TOLHILDAN - SALWA YUSUF

Nom de Guerre: Jiyan Tolhildan
First-Last Name: Salwa Yusuf
Mother’s name: Asia
Father’s name: Hussein
Date and Place of Birth: 1980 – Afrin
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 22.07.2022 – Qamishlo

Jiyan Tolhildan has been involved in organizing the ranks of the YPJ since the first day of the Rojava Revolution. She participated in establishing the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) and became the leader of the Counter-Terrorism Units (YAT). She led liberation campaigns against the terrorist group ISIS in cooperation with the International Coalition forces. She fought relentlessly and with great courage in all the battles to build the project of the Democratic Nation and to achieve women’s freedom in North and East Syria. On the 22nd of July, 2022 she gave a speech on self-defense at the Women’s Forum that was held in Qamishlo on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Women’s Revolution in Rojava. On her way back, she was killed in a targeted assassination carried out by a Turkish drone that hit her car in Qamishlo.

Nom de Guerre: Jiyan Tolhildan
First-Last Name: Salwa Yusuf
Mother’s name: Asia
Father’s name: Hussein
Date and Place of Birth: 1980 – Afrin
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 22.07.2022 – Qamishlo

Jiyan Tolhildan has been involved in organizing the ranks of the YPJ since the first day of the Rojava Revolution. She participated in establishing the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) and became the leader of the Counter-Terrorism Units (YAT). She led liberation campaigns against the terrorist group ISIS in cooperation with the International Coalition forces. She fought relentlessly and with great courage in all the battles to build the project of the Democratic Nation and to achieve women’s freedom in North and East Syria. On the 22nd of July, 2022 she gave a speech on self-defense at the Women’s Forum that was held in Qamishlo on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Women’s Revolution in Rojava. On her way back, she was killed in a targeted assassination carried out by a Turkish drone that hit her car in Qamishlo.

22.07.2022, Qamishlo
On July 22, 2022, an armed UAV from the Turkish state targeted a car on the road between Qamishlo and Tirbespiye, resulting in YAT and SDF commander Jiyan Tolhildan, YPJ commander Roj Xabûr, and YAT fighter Barîn Botan being martyred. This was the 56th drone strike that Turkey committed in North and East Syria in 2022.

ŞEHÎD ROJ XABÛR - JOANA HISSO

Nom de Guerre: Roj Xabûr
First-Last Name: Joana Hisso
Mother’s name: Shams
Father’s name: Hasan
Date and Place of Birth: 1992 –
Dirbesiye
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 22.07.2022 – Qamishlo

Roj Xabûr was born in the city of Dirbesiye. Since the very beginning of the Rojava Revolution, she joined the ranks of YPJ with great enthusiasm. She developed deep belief in a free life and became a role model for her comrades. As a YPJ commander she was participating in several liberation campaigns against ISIS terrorism, also with the cooperation of the International Coalition. In July 2022 she was murdered in a drone attack carried out by the Turkish state.

22.07.2022, Qamishlo
On July 22, 2022, an armed UAV from the Turkish state targeted a car on the road between Qamishlo and Tirbespiye, resulting in YAT and SDF commander Jiyan Tolhildan, YPJ commander Roj Xabûr, and YAT fighter Barîn Botan being martyred. This was the 56th drone strike that Turkey committed in North and East Syria in 2022.

ŞEHÎD DILAR HELEB - RANYA HENAN

Nom de Guerre: Dilar Heleb
First-Last Name: Ranya Henan
Mother’s Name: Necah
Father’s Name: Remzi
Date and Place of Birth: 1988 – Efrîn
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 20.04.2022 – Kobanê

Dilar Heleb was born in Afrin. In 2012 she participated in the resistance of the Şêxmeqsûd (Sheikh Maqsoud) district of Aleppo. Soon, she became a leading YPJ commander who was always by the side of the people. Dilar Heleb participated in the fight against ISIS and played a leading role in the liberation of the city of Minbic. She fulfilled her responsibilities in the revolution under all circumstances until the Turkish state assassinated her.

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Nom de Guerre: Dilar Heleb
First-Last Name: Ranya Henan
Mother’s Name: Necah
Father’s Name: Remzi
Date and Place of Birth: 1988 – Efrîn
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 20.04.2022 – Kobanê

Dilar Heleb was born in Afrin. In 2012 she participated in the resistance of the Şêxmeqsûd (Sheikh Maqsoud) district of Aleppo. Soon, she became a leading YPJ commander who was always by the side of the people. Dilar Heleb participated in the fight against ISIS and played a leading role in the liberation of the city of Minbic. She fulfilled her responsibilities in the revolution under all circumstances until the Turkish state assassinated her.

20.04.2022, Kobanê
On April 20, 2022, three YPJ fighters, Dilar Haleb, Kobanî and Ronahî Kobane, were martyred as a result of an attack by a Turkish drone on a vehicle in southern Kobanê. The targeted attack was the 29th drone strike carried out by the Turkish state in the autonomous region of North and East Syria in 2022.

ŞEHÎD BARÎN BOTAN - RUHA BASHAR

Nom de Guerre: Barîn Botan
First-Last Name: Ruha Bashar
Mother’s name: Qadria
Father’s name: Marwan
Date and Place of Birth: 2003 –
Shahba’a
Date and Place of Martyrdom: 22.07.2022 – Qamishlo

Barîn Botan was born in Shehba and grew up in a revolutionary family. She was full of hope for a free life when she joined the ranks of YPJ. With her unprecedented enthusiasm she became a member of the Anti-Terror Units YAT and fought vigorously against all authoritarian forces. She was killed by a Turkish drone attack in Qamishlo on the 22nd of July 2022.

22.07.2022, Qamishlo
On July 22, 2022, an armed UAV from the Turkish state targeted a car on the road between Qamishlo and Tirbespiye, resulting in YAT and SDF commander Jiyan Tolhildan, YPJ commander Roj Xabûr, and YAT fighter Barîn Botan being martyred. This was the 56th drone strike that Turkey committed in North and East Syria in 2022.