Friday 9 December 2016

Omran is my name, but the world cares only for my photo

Published 22/08/2016 | 02:30

Little has changed since the death of Aylan Kurdi Photo: AP Photo/DHA
Little has changed since the death of Aylan Kurdi Photo: AP Photo/DHA

Omran Daqneesh is my name.

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I am a three-year-old infant, but, the world knows this because I was photographed sitting in shock in an ambulance in Aleppo.

A photo wired around the world in nano-seconds like the photo of the drowned innocent infant, Aylan Kurdi, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea, as his family sought a new life, almost a year ago.

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