?In September of 2015, a tragic image of a young Syrian boy named Aylan who had drowned on a Turkish beach echoed around the globe, tugging on the heartstrings of the international community and raising renewed outcry over the refugee crisis.
Only 3 years old and fleeing his native Damascus with the rest of his family, who all perished at sea that day as well except for his father, Aylan was just one of the countless thousands of refugees that attempted to cross the Mediterranean in an attempt to find safe haven on European shores.
The body of the drowned toddler whose lifeless image made headlines around the world was returned home to be buried on Friday. The grieving father of Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler whose drowning broke hearts and became a symbol of...
Pictures of a 3-year-old Syrian boy’s body washed up on a Turkish beach is bringing attention to the plight of Syrian refugees fleeing their war-torn home.
A photo showing the tiny, lifeless body of a drowned Syrian refugee washed up on a Turkish beach has revealed the human tragedy unfolding along European shores. The child has been identified as 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi, and Turkish me...
An aunt of Galip and Aylan Kurdi, the young refugee boys from Syria who drowned near a Turkish beach, said she applied for a visa on their family’s behalf.