Andok Cotkar (Konstantin Gedig) was commemorated in his hometown

Konstantin Gedik (Andok Cotkar) was a young farmer from Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. In September 2016, he joined our structure here in Rojava in the fight against ISIS. Jihadist mercenaries like ISIS were also used in the Turkish invasion of the autonomous region of Northern and Eastern Syria in October 2019. While defending the Syrian border town of Serêkaniyê, Konstantin was martyred in a Turkish airstrike on 16 October 2019.

His parents visited northeast Syria/Rojava in March 2023. They wanted to see what their son saw, meet people who also knew their son.  At the memorial ceremony they also spoke about their experiences and impressions from the trip.

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