Ibrahim Bilgen, 61, an electrical engineer from Siirt. Member of the Chamber of Electrical Engineers of Turkey. Married with 6 children
Ali Haydar Bengi, 39, from Diyarbakir. Graduate of Al-Azhar University, Cairo (Department of Arabic literature). Married with 4 children
Cevdet Kiliçlar 38, from Kayseri. Originally a journalist, worked for the past year as webmaster for the Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH). Married with two children. See him participating in an IHH African relief project here
Çetin Topçuoglu 54, from Adana. Former amateur soccer player and taekwondo champion, who coached Turkey’s national taekwondo team. Married with one son.
Necdet Yildirim, 32, an IHH aid worker from Malatya. Married with a three-year-old daughter.
Fahri Yaldiz, 43, a firefighter who worked for the Municipality of Adiyaman. Married with four children.
Cengiz Songür47, from Izmir. Married with six daughters and one son.
Cengiz Akyüz, 41, from Iskenderun. Married with children aged 14, 12 and nine.
Furkan Dogan, 19, student at Kayseri High School; planned to become a doctor. Son of Dr. Ahmet Dogan, Assoc Prof at Erciyes University. A Turkish-American dual national, with two siblings