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Father may travel to Syria to find his sons

The Argus: Father may travel to Syria to find his sons Father may travel to Syria to find his sons

The father of a Brighton teenager killed in Syria may travel to the war-torn country to find his other two sons.

As exclusively revealed in The Argus last week, former Longhill High School pupil Abdullah Deghayes, has died amid the conflict there.

The 18-year-old is the nephew of Brighton man Omar Deghayes, who was once held in Guantanamo Bay, Abdullah’s father Abubaker Deghayes said he still has two other sons, Amer and Jaffar, in Syria.

He said Abdullah’s twin, Abdul, and his sister Aisha remain in the UK. Mr Deghayes told The Argus his 20-year-old son Amer has also been injured in Syria.

Speaking yesterday at his home in Arundel Road East, in Saltdean, Mr Deghayes said: “Amer is injured in Syria and we are still trying to work out what to do.”

Asked if he might travel there, he agreed this was a possibility.

“We are struggling, ” he said. “Amer’s twin brother is grieving.”

Abdullah’s aunt, who also lives in Saltdean, added: “We are just trying to support the family.” Jade Marsh, a friend of Abdullah, told The Argus: “He had his whole life ahead of him, he was such a loving, caring and kind boy.

“Some people may not have seen the loving side of Abdullah but he was the sweetest boy. My thoughts are with his twin brother Abdul and his family.”

Speaking to The Times, Abdullah’s mother Einas Abulsayen told how his body had been buried close to sea in accordance with Muslim custom.

She said the boys, Abdullah, Amer and Jaffar, 16, did not have her permission to travel to Syria. She told how Abdullah gave her a cuddle before leaving.

“I didn’t know that was the last cuddle until now, ” she said.

Previously the boys’ father had published a picture which seems to show Abdullah’s body on his Facebook page.

Yesterday he added more pictures of his sons in happier times. Brighton and Hove City Col- lege, where Jaffar studied, yes- terday said it was “under- standably concerned” for his safety.

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8:10am Fri 25 Apr 14

leftysmellbags says...

If he takes his whole family and community with him they would have more people to help him look.
If he takes his whole family and community with him they would have more people to help him look. leftysmellbags
  • Score: 21

9:24am Fri 25 Apr 14

ThinkBrighton says...

Why do these people bring their wars and disputs to our country and then expect the British people to assist them.
The young man who died should have followed the advise of the advert and gone to his job. " He should have gone to specsavers"
We don't get involved in these disputes which are mostly the result of religion, we have our own religion (poor that it might be, we don't find the need to kill every body who doedn't agree with us)
I look forward to the death threats.
Why do these people bring their wars and disputs to our country and then expect the British people to assist them. The young man who died should have followed the advise of the advert and gone to his job. " He should have gone to specsavers" We don't get involved in these disputes which are mostly the result of religion, we have our own religion (poor that it might be, we don't find the need to kill every body who doedn't agree with us) I look forward to the death threats. ThinkBrighton
  • Score: 10

9:42am Fri 25 Apr 14

Morpheus says...

When did it become a Muslim tradition for burials to be close to the sea?
When did it become a Muslim tradition for burials to be close to the sea? Morpheus
  • Score: 11

10:13am Fri 25 Apr 14

clubrob6 says...

This father is just covering his back by saying he did not give his blessing for his children to go and fight.Social services should be looking into the case as the youngest is still a child of 16 which this father should have responsibility to look after.These British born children should have had a bright,long,SAFE future in the UK,i could understand say if the father went to Syria but sending a 16 yr old child to fight his battles to me questions this fathers capability of being a father.The father says his family is not a threat to the UK,what if our government does something he does not like?.
This father is just covering his back by saying he did not give his blessing for his children to go and fight.Social services should be looking into the case as the youngest is still a child of 16 which this father should have responsibility to look after.These British born children should have had a bright,long,SAFE future in the UK,i could understand say if the father went to Syria but sending a 16 yr old child to fight his battles to me questions this fathers capability of being a father.The father says his family is not a threat to the UK,what if our government does something he does not like?. clubrob6
  • Score: 11

10:15am Fri 25 Apr 14

clubrob6 says...

ThinkBrighton wrote:
Why do these people bring their wars and disputs to our country and then expect the British people to assist them.
The young man who died should have followed the advise of the advert and gone to his job. " He should have gone to specsavers"
We don't get involved in these disputes which are mostly the result of religion, we have our own religion (poor that it might be, we don't find the need to kill every body who doedn't agree with us)
I look forward to the death threats.
This father says his family is not a threat to the UK don't give him an excuse to make us a threat.
[quote][p][bold]ThinkBrighton[/bold] wrote: Why do these people bring their wars and disputs to our country and then expect the British people to assist them. The young man who died should have followed the advise of the advert and gone to his job. " He should have gone to specsavers" We don't get involved in these disputes which are mostly the result of religion, we have our own religion (poor that it might be, we don't find the need to kill every body who doedn't agree with us) I look forward to the death threats.[/p][/quote]This father says his family is not a threat to the UK don't give him an excuse to make us a threat. clubrob6
  • Score: 4

10:18am Fri 25 Apr 14

clubrob6 says...

clubrob6 wrote:
ThinkBrighton wrote:
Why do these people bring their wars and disputs to our country and then expect the British people to assist them.
The young man who died should have followed the advise of the advert and gone to his job. " He should have gone to specsavers"
We don't get involved in these disputes which are mostly the result of religion, we have our own religion (poor that it might be, we don't find the need to kill every body who doedn't agree with us)
I look forward to the death threats.
This father says his family is not a threat to the UK don't give him an excuse to make us a threat.
Should read make them a threat SORRY.
[quote][p][bold]clubrob6[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ThinkBrighton[/bold] wrote: Why do these people bring their wars and disputs to our country and then expect the British people to assist them. The young man who died should have followed the advise of the advert and gone to his job. " He should have gone to specsavers" We don't get involved in these disputes which are mostly the result of religion, we have our own religion (poor that it might be, we don't find the need to kill every body who doedn't agree with us) I look forward to the death threats.[/p][/quote]This father says his family is not a threat to the UK don't give him an excuse to make us a threat.[/p][/quote]Should read make them a threat SORRY. clubrob6
  • Score: -1

10:47am Fri 25 Apr 14

mhaiti says...

ThinkBrighton wrote:
Why do these people bring their wars and disputs to our country and then expect the British people to assist them. The young man who died should have followed the advise of the advert and gone to his job. " He should have gone to specsavers" We don't get involved in these disputes which are mostly the result of religion, we have our own religion (poor that it might be, we don't find the need to kill every body who doedn't agree with us) I look forward to the death threats.
yeah, we never get involved in 'these' disputes...Iraq...Af
ghanistan. The only reason we aren't involved more than political and humanitarian activity is due to Miliband voting it down.

The US are supporting the rebels with military aid co-ordinated by the CIA (as per the BBC website). In this instance, the people of Syria are trying to overthrow a tyrant who happily gasses and shells his own people. Some of this support involves training and provision of arms...are they guilty of supporting terrorism??
[quote][p][bold]ThinkBrighton[/bold] wrote: Why do these people bring their wars and disputs to our country and then expect the British people to assist them. The young man who died should have followed the advise of the advert and gone to his job. " He should have gone to specsavers" We don't get involved in these disputes which are mostly the result of religion, we have our own religion (poor that it might be, we don't find the need to kill every body who doedn't agree with us) I look forward to the death threats.[/p][/quote]yeah, we never get involved in 'these' disputes...Iraq...Af ghanistan. The only reason we aren't involved more than political and humanitarian activity is due to Miliband voting it down. The US are supporting the rebels with military aid co-ordinated by the CIA (as per the BBC website). In this instance, the people of Syria are trying to overthrow a tyrant who happily gasses and shells his own people. Some of this support involves training and provision of arms...are they guilty of supporting terrorism?? mhaiti
  • Score: -9

11:18am Fri 25 Apr 14

Freeway21 says...

If he goes dont let him back in......simple! The same with any others who do the same thing.
If he goes dont let him back in......simple! The same with any others who do the same thing. Freeway21
  • Score: 12

8:02pm Fri 25 Apr 14

IRISH DEFENCE FORCES VETERANS UK says...

You would not print what I am thinking, Ed.idfvuk
You would not print what I am thinking, Ed.idfvuk IRISH DEFENCE FORCES VETERANS UK
  • Score: 3

10:03pm Fri 25 Apr 14

puddingandpi says...

leftysmellbags wrote:
If he takes his whole family and community with him they would have more people to help him look.
That's an awful thing to say. Hateful. Why not be honest & just quote Half A Sixpence: "Send the buggers back"? At least that's blatant.
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The man wants to find his (admittedly idiotic) children; what father wouldn't? What if those 2 rich kids had bogged off to Syria instead of - where? Barbados, wasn't it?
.
No-one is surprised when parents have to travel to exotic places like Thailand to rescue older children who've got into a "situation", these young adults have chosen to go to Syria.
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Good luck finding your children, mate. I think you should probably ground them for a bit when you get them home.
[quote][p][bold]leftysmellbags[/bold] wrote: If he takes his whole family and community with him they would have more people to help him look.[/p][/quote]That's an awful thing to say. Hateful. Why not be honest & just quote Half A Sixpence: "Send the buggers back"? At least that's blatant. . The man wants to find his (admittedly idiotic) children; what father wouldn't? What if those 2 rich kids had bogged off to Syria instead of - where? Barbados, wasn't it? . No-one is surprised when parents have to travel to exotic places like Thailand to rescue older children who've got into a "situation", these young adults have chosen to go to Syria. . Good luck finding your children, mate. I think you should probably ground them for a bit when you get them home. puddingandpi
  • Score: -3

2:39pm Sat 26 Apr 14

nuttyju says...

I find it terrifying that these terrorists are getting support from the general public, this is a family of terrorists and they live here in beautiful Sussex, anyone with views such as theres should not be able to live here and call themselves British. The other thing that concerns me are the kids that were friends with the terrorist are supporting him. What next will they convert and join the fight !
I find it terrifying that these terrorists are getting support from the general public, this is a family of terrorists and they live here in beautiful Sussex, anyone with views such as theres should not be able to live here and call themselves British. The other thing that concerns me are the kids that were friends with the terrorist are supporting him. What next will they convert and join the fight ! nuttyju
  • Score: 2

2:43pm Sat 26 Apr 14

nuttyju says...

puddingandpi wrote:
leftysmellbags wrote:
If he takes his whole family and community with him they would have more people to help him look.
That's an awful thing to say. Hateful. Why not be honest & just quote Half A Sixpence: "Send the buggers back"? At least that's blatant.
.
The man wants to find his (admittedly idiotic) children; what father wouldn't? What if those 2 rich kids had bogged off to Syria instead of - where? Barbados, wasn't it?
.
No-one is surprised when parents have to travel to exotic places like Thailand to rescue older children who've got into a "situation", these young adults have chosen to go to Syria.
.
Good luck finding your children, mate. I think you should probably ground them for a bit when you get them home.
The first reports of this story said that the father was unaware his son had gone to Syria, 3 hours later it was that he did know he went to Syria, 3 more hours later it emerged that he had other 2 sons in Syria too !! Are you really that naive to believe that this is a NORMAL British family. His Uncle was in Guatanamo too !! Come on wakey wakey !! The experience they are picking up over there can and will be used against us. Its a well known fact that Muslims wish death to all Non Muslims
[quote][p][bold]puddingandpi[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]leftysmellbags[/bold] wrote: If he takes his whole family and community with him they would have more people to help him look.[/p][/quote]That's an awful thing to say. Hateful. Why not be honest & just quote Half A Sixpence: "Send the buggers back"? At least that's blatant. . The man wants to find his (admittedly idiotic) children; what father wouldn't? What if those 2 rich kids had bogged off to Syria instead of - where? Barbados, wasn't it? . No-one is surprised when parents have to travel to exotic places like Thailand to rescue older children who've got into a "situation", these young adults have chosen to go to Syria. . Good luck finding your children, mate. I think you should probably ground them for a bit when you get them home.[/p][/quote]The first reports of this story said that the father was unaware his son had gone to Syria, 3 hours later it was that he did know he went to Syria, 3 more hours later it emerged that he had other 2 sons in Syria too !! Are you really that naive to believe that this is a NORMAL British family. His Uncle was in Guatanamo too !! Come on wakey wakey !! The experience they are picking up over there can and will be used against us. Its a well known fact that Muslims wish death to all Non Muslims nuttyju
  • Score: 6

5:03pm Sat 26 Apr 14

getThisCoalitionOut says...

The Argus keeps giving space to this liar of a father (and I use that word loosely).

Who gave his sons the money to get abroad? It doesn't cost peanuts to go that far.

Come on Argus ask the obvious questions - check how the tickets were paid for and by whom?
The Argus keeps giving space to this liar of a father (and I use that word loosely). Who gave his sons the money to get abroad? It doesn't cost peanuts to go that far. Come on Argus ask the obvious questions - check how the tickets were paid for and by whom? getThisCoalitionOut
  • Score: 0

12:42am Mon 28 Apr 14

whatevernext2013 says...

nuttyju wrote:
I find it terrifying that these terrorists are getting support from the general public, this is a family of terrorists and they live here in beautiful Sussex, anyone with views such as theres should not be able to live here and call themselves British. The other thing that concerns me are the kids that were friends with the terrorist are supporting him. What next will they convert and join the fight !
were in crawley is beautiful ,you really need to get out more
[quote][p][bold]nuttyju[/bold] wrote: I find it terrifying that these terrorists are getting support from the general public, this is a family of terrorists and they live here in beautiful Sussex, anyone with views such as theres should not be able to live here and call themselves British. The other thing that concerns me are the kids that were friends with the terrorist are supporting him. What next will they convert and join the fight ![/p][/quote]were in crawley is beautiful ,you really need to get out more whatevernext2013
  • Score: 0

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