In Memory of Martyr Oliver Hall/Canşêr Zagros
It is with great sadness that we hear of the death of British YPG Internationalist Oliver Hall on 25th November 2017, whilst working to make newly liberated Raqqa safe for its civilian population. Our deepest sympathies go out to his friends and family at this time.
We say in no uncertain terms that Oliver Hall died a hero. It is reported that he died whilst saving two children from a building booby trapped by ISIS. Both children survived.
He is the 7th british volunteer to die in the service of a noble cause. He fought against tyranny for the freedom and liberation of a people who weren’t his own, ultimately laying down his life in their service.
His sacrifice shows us the true meaning of solidarity and internationalism. His name joins thousands of others who have been martyred in the struggle for a free and democratic Kurdistan.
His name also joins 6 others who came from these shores to make the ultimate sacrifice in Northern Syria. We salute him, as we salute Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, Dean Evans, Ryan Lock, Luke Rutter, Mehmet Aksoy, Jac Holmes, and all the martyrs who died to bring peace and freedom to the world.
We echo the words Oliver wanted the world to hear:
Bijî Free Kurdistan!
Bijî Serok Apo!
Şehîd namirin // Martyrs are immortal
- The Lever Editorial Group