48. Eylem Mihemed Emer

Eylem was a young woman whose eyes were opened to the difficult situation of refugees from the year 1995. Eylem lost her father at a very young age, and lived with her mother, sisters and brothers. She continued her studies up to high school. After high school she supported her family, helping her mother and taking care of her brothers.

Maxmur refugee camp, Northern Iraq

13th December 2018

On the 13th December 2018, warplanes of the occupying Turkish state bombed Maxmur refugee camp at night at 00:12am. During the airstrikes, warplanes were flying over the camp. The result of the bombing of the Turkish warplanes was that Asya Elî Mihemed, 73 years old; her daughter Narinç Ferhan Qasim, 26 years old; as well as her granddaughter Evîn Kawa Mehmûd, 14 years old, and a friend of her daughter, Eylem Mihemed Emer, who were looking after the herd animals where they are kept, were targeted by Turkish warplanes and all lost their lives in this incident.

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