The wife of a Syrian refugee tripped by a TV camerawoman as he carried his young son across the Hungarian border has spoken about it.
On Sept, 8, Osama Abdul Mohsen was running across the frontier with Serbia with Zaid,7, in his arms when a Hungarian news camera operator stuck her leg out, sending the pair to the ground.
The incident was caught by other TV cameras and sparked outrage around the world, leading to Petra Laszlo’s dismissal by N1TV. She is now facing criminal charges.
“When I saw my husband and child falling… the world collapsed around me,” Muntaha Mohsen told Anadolu Agency from the flat she shares in the south-eastern province of Mardin with another two children.
Daughter Doga, 13, added: “We want so much to join them. We do not want our family to be split up like this.”