He was killed in a terrorist attack on the Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Haji Dawood Nabi Rah“I missed him so much. He was a hero,” said his son, Yam Nabi, as his pain did not subside even three years after his father’s death. Says
Nabi, who is in Turkey with his mother Shaima Nabi at the Hello Brother World Peace Symposium organized by the International Knowledge and Perception Association (BILAL) on the anniversary of the attack, told the AA correspondent.
Yama Nabi, who lost his father, Hockey David Dawood Nabi, in the March 15, 2019 attack on the Nur Mosque by Brenton Tarant, said he had been attacked while going somewhere in his car with his daughter, and after hearing gunshots, he parked his car and his He told the girl to stay in the car.
At this point the Prophet mentioned that he was trying to understand where the bullets were coming from. Upon hearing of the attack on the mosque, he tried to approach his father. However, he mentioned that he could not reach his father’s phone.
The Prophet said that when he went to the mosque and asked about his father, the mosque community said that his father had not been attacked and that he had left the scene to comfort him, but then they saw his father’s body. “My father was a helper, a leader, a hero for his son, a hero for the Muslim community. He always told me what was right and wrong in the world.” Says
“I miss him so much.”
Recalling that 3 years have passed since the incident, Nabi said, “I missed him very much. My father was a hero.” He said.
The Prophet emphasized that losing his father was very difficult for his siblings, mother and himself and said that even in the last words of Haji Dawood Nabi he represented Islam and peace.
“Hello brother” was his last word.
Recalling that Haji Dawood Nabi’s last words were “Hello brother” to the terrorist Tarant, Nabi said, “Hello Brother” was his last word. He represented Islam, he represented peace. 51 people were martyred in that dark day. It was a sad day for the whole family. Everyone lost their loved ones. “ He said.
Nabi thanked the officials of the association and said that the International Knowledge and Perception Association had helped him to finally come to Turkey.
“Muslims are weak if they are not united”
Lauren Booth, the brother-in-law of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who converted to Islam, said he felt the wounds of the Prophet’s family had not yet healed. .
On the third anniversary of the attack, the grief of the families of the 51 people who lost their lives has not abated and should be remembered today, “said Lauren.” So, we must first pay tribute to those who lost their family members. Says
Lorraine also spoke of growing Islamophobia in the United States and Europe. “In the wake of growing Islamophobia in Europe and the United States, the call comes. Used expressions.
“We must be united.”
Mentioning that the Prophet advised Muslims to be united, Lorraine “(Against growing Islamophobia in the West) we can be sympathetic, we can be patient, but we have to unite at some point.” Says
“I think Pakistan and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (against Islamophobia) have taken some interesting steps. Is that enough? Time will show what we need,” Lauren said of the Muslim Unity Movement around the world. He said.
The biggest contributors to success against Islamophobia are young people living in cities like Paris, London and New York and those who know Islam, “said Lorraine,” because a weak, miserable and overwhelmed person is a person who loses interest in life, or more accurately. , Does not serve any community on the planet. ” Used expressions.
Lorraine stressed that if Muslims learn their faith in the best way and the world realizes it, there will be no room for fear and the world will be a more peaceful place.
Terrorist sentenced to life imprisonment
On March 15, 2019, a terrorist attack on the Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, led by Australian terrorist Brenton Tarant, killed Turkish citizen Zekaria Tuan and 51 others, and 49 people, including Tamel. Atakochu and Mustafa Bojtas were killed. Get injured
Terrorist Tarant, who was apprehended by police shortly after the attack, was sentenced by the Christchurch High Court on 27 August 2020 to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty to 51 counts of murder, 40 counts of attempted murder and one count of terrorism.
Tarant has pleaded guilty to all charges against him.