Shocking photo of a drowned baby, lying on the sea shore, called a powerful public response. Syrian refugee, father of the deceased boy told about how, under what circumstances the disaster struck.
Drowned 3-year-old son of Syrian Abdullah Kurdi has become a symbol of the tragedy of migrants fleeing Syria to Europe, often risking their lives and those of their loved ones. Abdul lost his two sons and wife when their boat sank off the coast of Turkey.
"I had my own children, but they slipped through my hands," he stated about the terrible tragedy of the Syrian. Despite difficult circumstances, Kurdi categorically refused asylum in Canada, informs Ara.cat.
"I received an offer from the government of Canada, on which I could agree. But after what happened, I intend to come back in Kobani (Syria), where I will spend the rest of their own lives," announced Kurdi. According to the Syrian conflict with a terrorist group "Islamic state" were killed 16 members of his family.
Kurdi also appealed to the international community to stop the war. "I wish that the whole world heard me. We want to avoid war. I suffer a lot and don't want other people suffered the same as me," he said.
September 3, drowned twelve Syrian refugees on their way to the Greek island of KOs. Abdullah Kurdi sailed together with his family. When their boat began to sink, he wanted to save the family, but he failed.
Later, the network spread photo of the sunken son Kurdi, who was washed up on the shore of Turkey. Shocked by the picture of the English Independent newspaper published a petition calling for authorities to make the UK part of the largest since the Second world war's refugees. "We're asking our readers to sign the petition, which calls on our government to take some of the refugees who are fleeing from war-torn incidents States," says the article.
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