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.

Abdullah Ayasun
3 min readJan 3, 2022

--

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

--

--

Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun