Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Sweden

28/4/15 Stockholm (AINA) -- A genocide monument to the Assyrian victims of the Turkish genocide in World War One was erected today in Botkyrka, a suburb of 20 KM southwest of Stockholm. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Energy Ibrahim Baylan, European Parliamentarian Lars Adaktusson, and Syriac Orthodox archbishop Benjamin Atas. Between 1915 and 1918 ...

Assyrian Appointed Sweden’s Minister of Energy

Ibrahim Baylan has been appointed Sweden

October 2014 Stockholm (AINA) -- Ibrahim Baylan, a member of Sweden's Social Democratic Party, has been appointed as Sweden's Minister of Energy. Mr. Baylan was elected to the Swedish Parliament on September 14, along with four other Assyrians (AINA 2014-09-19). Ibrahim Baylan was born in Turabdin, Turkey. He came to Sweden with his family when he was ...

5 Assyrians Elected to Swedish Parliament

Assyrians elected to Swedish parliament. From left: Yilmaz Kerimo, Emmanuel Oz, Ibrahim Baylan, Robert Hannah.

September 2014 (AINA) -- Five Assyrians have been elected to serve in the Riksdag, the Swedish National Parliament. Elections were held on September 14. Three are from the Social democratic Party, Mr. Yilmaz Kerimo, Mr. Emmanuel Oz and Mr. Ibrahim Baylan. Mr. Robert Hannah is the Liberal Party Folkpartiet. Mr. Robert Khalaf is from the Christian ...