Frozen to Death: Afghan Mother Dies to Protect Her Kids on Turkish-Iranian Border

An Afghan mother’s heroic death to protect her children during a blizzard represents the death of humanity and the global failure of handling the issue of refugees in a more humane way.

An Afghan mother was found frozen to death on the Turkish-Iranian border.


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Abdullah Ayasun

New York-based writer. Politics, culture, literary criticism, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun