The twelfth anniversary of the departure of the political figure Rashid Hamo, one of the founders of the Kurdistan Democratic Party - Syria

The twelfth anniversary of the departure of the political figure Rashid Hamo, one of the founders of the Kurdistan Democratic Party - Syria

Dec 20 2022

ARK News... On the seventeenth of this month, December, the twelfth anniversary of the departure of the fighter Rashid Hamo, one of the founders of the Kurdistan Democratic Party - Syria.

A brief about his life

He was born in the village of Hopka in 1925 – Rajo towns - Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan. He studied the first three grades at Rajo School for the years (1933-1935), and in 1939 he studied the fourth grade at the Islamic School in Aleppo. He dropped out of school and was unable to complete it, according to local sources.

He participated in Ronahi magazine in 1943, which was published by Prince Jaladat Badirkhan. He is the author of many articles and studies, and he also co-founded several cultural associations in the fifties.

In 1951, he was arrested with a group of his comrades for a month in Mezze prison in Damascus because of their establishment of a Kurdish cultural association and their attempt to join the Ansar al-Salam group, after which he opened a school in his village.

One of the founders of the first Kurdish political organization in Syria under the name of the Kurdistan Democratic Party - Syria, (Osman Sabri - Muhammad Ali Khoja - Hamid Haj Darwish - Rashid Hamo - Hamza Nuweran - Shawkat Hanan - Khalil Muhammad), which was announced on June 14, 1957, in the city of Aleppo, and the first head of the party, Dr. Noraddin Zaza.

On December 17, 2010, following a painful accident on the Aleppo-Qamishlo road, near the town of Tal Tamr, Syrian Kurdistan lost the Kurdish political and cultural figure, Rashid Hamo, at the age of eighty-five. Two days later, his funeral arrived in Afrin, on December 19, 2010, and he was buried in his hometown in the village of Hopka.

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