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Funeral services for fallen British-Kurdish activist and filmmaker Mehmet Aksoy will be held in London on Friday 10th November 2017 at the Kurdish Community Centre beginning at 09:30.
As the world watched closely while the Kurdish people fought and defeated ISIS in Syria and Iraq, Mehmet Aksoy, a long-time activist and cherished leader of the Kurdish community in the UK, went to Syria in June 2017 to document this resistance. He was killed in an ambush by ISIS who stormed a compound just outside of Raqqa on Tuesday 26th September 2017. His body was returned to the U.K. on Wednesday 25th October. Continue reading “FUNERAL AND BURIAL CEREMONY OF KURDISH HERO MEHMET AKSOY SET FOR LONDON”