*NEW UPDATE* It is testament to the character of Isa and the beauty of the people who know him that the money for the initially planned ambulance (£7000) was raised in less than 14 hours. The response has been so overwhelming that now we have the startup funds for a FIELD HOSPITAL in Homs, which will be named after him. This was something Isa had been planning to do and has the capacity to treat much more people.
Our beloved brother and friend Isa Abdur-Rahman was killed today (22/05/13) when their hospital was shelled by the brutal Syrian regime whilst providing medical aid to the Syrian civilians.
Those who knew him personally, and those who have heard of him, will know what an amazing, inspirational, kind and deeply-caring person he was. It is quite hard to where even begin describing what an amazing person he was, and all of us are still in shock.
We plan to set up an ambulance (now field hospital) in his memory, to carry long a cause he was always passionate about - helping and being there for those who need it the most.
(The hospital will be set up and run by the registered charity Hand in Hand for Syria - the charity Isa was working with).