04. Hevrin Khalaf

Hevrin Khalaf was a politician and human rights activist, born in the city of al-Malikiyah on 15 November 1984. She studied in Malikiyah schools, after which she enrolled at the University of Aleppo to study at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and graduated in 2009. After she joined political work with the beginning of the Syrian crisis and was active in human rights and humanitarian institutions. She was elected as Secretary General for the Future Syria Party after its formation on March 8, 2018, Hevrin was working for a democratic, pluralistic and decentralized Syria and was seeking to promote equality between women and men and to guarantee the rights and freedom of all women.

On the M4 road in the rural villages of Ras Al Ain and Tal Abyad, Northern Syria


On the morning of October 12, 2019, Hevrin Khalaf, the Secretary-General of the Future Syria Party, was going to her workplace in Raqqa, near the village of al-Tarawaziyah on the international road. She was executed with her driver in the field. The factions affiliated with the brigade of the Syrian National Army loyal to Turkey and called the Ahrar al-Sharqiya faction had ambushed the way, knowing that she would pass by. They executed her and boasted of their brutality in front of the international media.

Current legal situation
Civil institutions work with her family and her party to deliver their voice to the international judicial authorities in order to achieve justice for them, but there is a terrible silence on the part of these parties even though the assassination of the politician Hevrin met global and local condemnations and all evidence was proven against the criminals who are supported by the Turkish state.

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