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At this festive time think about parents and children who are seeking peace says father of Aylan Kurdi


Aylan Kurdi

Father of Aylan Kurdi, 3-year-old Syrian refugee boy who died while trying to reach Europe; has delivered a Christmas message.

According to details, Abdullah Kurdi father of Aylan Kurdi whose dead body was found off Turkeys’ shore has aired a Christmas message for the world. Nearly four months after his boy’s dead body was found lying face-down on a Turkish beach. While talking with a British channel, Abdullah Kurdi said, “the whole world to open its doors to Syrians.”

“If a person shuts the door in somebody’s face, this is very difficult. When a door is opened, they no longer feel humiliated. We Syrians leave our country due to war; we are all afraid for our children, for our honor,” he says. “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.”

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He went on to say, “I hope this people will be helped, that these massacres are stopped. We’re human beings, just like Westerners.” Aylan Kurdi’s photo where he is lying face down on a Turkish beach has become symbolic of the misery of refugees fleeing Syria’s civil war.

Abdullah Kurdi a Syrian who lost his wife and another son the same day, when Aylan drowned. The devastated Syrian family hails from Syrian city of Kobani. Abdullah said that, the family was hoping to go to Germany or Sweden via Greece. He told that the family had been on the boat for merely four or five minutes before it tipped over.