Final farewell for Saturday Mother Fatma Morsümbül

BİNGÖL – Saturday Mother Fatma Morsümbül, who passed her 36 years to find her son Hüseyin passed away yesterday. She was sent off on an eternal journey today. Her words, “Have you ever been a Saturday Mother?” will be remembered. Fatma was buried next to her another son Ekin, who lost his life during a clash.

Saturday Mother Fatma Morsümbül (72) passed away in Bingöl last night. Fatma had had a heart attack one week ago and had been taken to Bingöl State hospital.

Fatma’s family members and hundreds of people buried her in İbrayiman village next to her another son Ekin Morsümbül, member of the PKK, who lost his life during a clash.

Her daughter Fadime Morsümbül lamented for her mother and said, “My mother passed away without finding my brother’s bones.”

Fatma had spent her 36 years to find her son Hüseyin Morsümbül, who was detained during a raid and went to missing on September 18, 1980 when he was 18 years old and a student at Bingöl High School. During a protest of Saturday Mothers, She had said: “Have you ever been a Saturday Mother? You took my son from home and told me to bring him back in five minutes; however, 30 years have been passed and I am still waiting for my son.”