Justice for Yousef Makki

You may have heard of our beautiful boy, Yousef Makki. To you he is just a name but to us he was our world, our sun, our moon and all the stars

His needless death has left a gaping hole in our hearts & lives which will never leave us. 

On the 1st of March 2019 Yousef left home to go and stay with his friend in Hale like he had done on many occasions before. Yousefs life was snuffled out by a friend; after stabbing Yousef through the heart, the boy then hid the knives whilst Yousef lay bleeding to death. 

Since that night we have had no justice for Yousef. Our loss has been indescribable. If that was not bad enough, the sense of injustice and powerlessness was compounded when the trial commenced in June. What transpired during the trial is both sad and troubling. Despite DNA evidence, witnesses statements & cctv footage the boy who stabbed Yousef was acquitted of both murder & manslaughter! Sentenced to just 8 months detention!

The case was rushed through the courts in just 3 months so everyone could move on and live and go onto university but not Yousef.

Yousef will never reach his dream of being a heart surgeon, he will never marry or have children. 

He will forever be the boy who was stabbed to death by a friend in an upmarket village, he will never be the Yousef he was supposed to end up being.

Please help us to get justice for Yousef, he could be anyones son, brother, family member

We are working closely with our legal team, and we need 100k to file for a civil claim& gain transcripts & court papers, investigators etc

For donations £500 and over we will give regular updates as to where the money is being spent.

Thank you for reading and do get in touch i am happy to answer. 




#justice4Yousef

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  • Anonymous 
    • £5 
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    • £10 
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    • £15 
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    • £20 
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Fundraising team: Team yousef (4)

Jade Akoum 
Organizer
Manchester, North West England, United Kingdom
Mazen Akoum 
Team member
Rachel Cottam 
Team member
Deborah Makki 
Team member
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