Friday dead two-year-old Abdullah Hassan at a children's hospital in Orlando in California, writes the news agency AP.
the Story of the little boy's serious illness, received great attention in the media, because the Abdullahs mother, Shaim Swileh, fought a months long battle against the us government in order to get a visa to the US to see his dying son.
the reason for this is Donald Trump's much-publicized travel restrictions.Mora was denied entry
last summer introduced the Trump innreiseforbudet, which affected residents from the eight countries with a predominance of muslim residents, including Yemen, which is home to the little family.
But innreiseforbudet had a real round in the courts, before it in June of this year was declared valid by the Supreme court.the Mother refused to see his dying son (2)
It led to big trouble for Abdullah Hassans family.
Toåringen and his father Ali (22) got an entry permit in time before the ban was introduced, but moras application was delayed and later dismissed when the ban was introduced.
Abdullah suffered from a serious genetic brain disease, which in the beginning affected the walk and voice capacity. A few months ago, both he and his father granted us citizenship in order to receive treatment at barnehospitalet in Oakland.
But the treatment did not give the desired results, and toåringen was deteriorating.
While the two-year-old Abdullah was terminally ill in Oakland fought mora at Trumps travel restrictions.
She applied for exemption from the innreiseforbudet because of the extraordinary situation, but it lasted and it did until she got some answers.Got visas
A week before christmas had still not gotten any response. Then came the american-islamic council and said that although the family history was extreme, as was the symptomatic of the situation that many muslim families ended up in because of innreiseforbudet.
losing a child is some no parents should need to experience, but to not be allowed to be there when your child is about to die is completely beyond terrible, said a lawyer in the organization, Saad Sweilem.
Abdullahs father, Ali, implored the u.s. government to grant a visa.
- All she wants is to hold him in your hand one last time. If I could have taken him away from respiratoren on the plane, the wild I taken him with her. But he would not clear, said his father.
18. December took the matter a positive turn of events for the family. After a several months long battle with the authorities got Shaim Swileh granted the visa. She flew to San Francisco the day after. The same day she got her hug his dying son again.We are broken
Thus got Swileh a week with his two-year-old son, who died Friday.
- our Hearts are broken. We had to say goodbye to our children, our life's light, " says the father in a statement sent out by the american-islamic council.
Friday gathered mourners in a mosque in California to say goodbye to the little Abdullah, before he was buried in a cemetery close by
With their courage, this family inspired the nation to confront the realities of the Donald Trumps muslimforbud. In his short life has Abdullah been a guiding light for all of us who are fighting against the fremmedhat and familieseparasjon, " says Saad Sweilem.Now his mother is yet to hit his dying son (2)