Dad of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi calls for ‘sympathy’
23 December 2015
From the section UK
Abdullah Kurdi says Syria has “hundreds of thousands of problems”
The dad of a Syrian boy who drowned while fleeing his war-torn homeland has pleaded with the world for sympathy towards refugees.
Abdullah Kurdi made the comments for Channel 4’s alternative Christmas message.
Images of his three-year-old son’s dead body washed up on a beach in Turkey in September caused worldwide outrage.
Alan died along with his brother, five, and his mother while trying to reach the Greek island of Kos.
More than four million people have fled Syria since the start of …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment