Drowned Aylan Kurdi’s father pro-refugee message


This video says about itself:

Aylan Kurdi: the life and death of a three-year-old boy

3 September 2015

Three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, his five-year-old brother Galip and mother Rhian died when their dinghy – trying to cross from Turkey to Greece – capsized.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Father of drowned Aylan calls for open doors

Thursday 24th December 2015

THE father of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi has pleaded with the world to “open its doors” to refugees.

Heartbreaking photos of the three-year-old’s body washed up on a Turkish beach jolted nations into some action over refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war.

Abdullah Kurdi, whose wife Rehanna and five-year-old son Ghalib also drowned in September, will make an appeal for Syrian people in his alternative Channel 4 message on Christmas Day.

More than four million people have fled Syria since the start of the war. More than 250,000 have died.

Mr Kurdi said: “If a person shuts a door in someone’s face, this is very difficult. When a door is opened, they no longer feel humiliated.

“At this time of year I would like to ask you all to think about the pain of fathers, mothers and children who are seeking peace and security.”

He now lives in Iraq but returned to Syria to bury his sons beside their mother.

See also here.

14 thoughts on “Drowned Aylan Kurdi’s father pro-refugee message

  1. Pingback: British pro-refugee poetry | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: Racist attack on drowned refugee child Aylan Kurdi | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: G4S marks refugees’ homes for racist vandalism | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Artist Ai Weiwei’s protest against Danish governmental racism | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Greece, let refugees drown, Brussels dictates | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: German governmental anti-refugee flip-flop | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Artist Ai Weiwei poses as drowned refugee child Aylan | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: Dutch Auschwitz survivor blasts Pegida racists | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  9. Pingback: Calais refugees threatened by French police, soldiers | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  10. Pingback: British solidarity with Calais refugees | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  11. Pingback: Big pro-refugee demonstration in London | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  12. Pingback: Drowned Syrian boy Aylan’s aunt speaks | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  13. Pingback: Dutch bosses want more taxpayers’ money for European Union wars, xenophobia | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  14. Pingback: Italian right-wing government persecutes anti-mafia author | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.