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Update Alert: Palestine – Identities of Turkey’s fallen flotilla activists

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List of the massacred activists aboard the Mavi Marmara.

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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04 June 2010

Update Alert: Palestine – Identities of Turkey’s fallen flotilla activists

This is a list of the massacred activists aboard the Mavi Marmara:

1.  Ibrahim Bilgen, 61, an electrical engineer from Siirt. Member of the Chamber of Electrical Engineers of Turkey. Married with 6 children.

2.  Ali Haydar Bengi, 39, from Diyarbakir. Graduate of Al-Azhar University, Cairo (Department of Arabic literature). Married with 4 children.

3.  Cevdet Kiliçlar, 38, from Kayseri. Originally a journalist, worked for the past year as webmaster for the Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH). Married with two children. See him participating in an IHH African relief project.

4.  Çetin Topçuoglu, 54, from Adana. Former amateur soccer player and taekwondo champion, who coached Turkey's national taekwondo team. Married with one son. His wife, Çigdem Topçuoglu, was also aboard the Mavi Marmara, but survived.
 
5.  Necdet Yildirim, 32, an IHH aid worker from Malatya. Married with a three-year-old daughter.

6.  Fahri Yaldiz, 43, a firefighter who worked for the Municipality of Adiyaman. Married with four children.

7.  Cengiz Songür, 47, from Izmir. Married with seven children.

8.  Cengiz Akyüz, 41, from Iskenderun. Married with children aged 14, 12 and nine.

9.  Furkan Dogan, 19, student at Kayseri High School; planned to become a doctor. Son of Dr. Ahmet Dogan, Assoc Prof at Erciyes University. A Turkish-American dual national, with two siblings.

For pictures please follow the link (gallery). 

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