First, an internal, secret inquiry found that there is no racism within the Armed Forces of Malta following the murder of Lassane Cisse by two of its soldiers because they asked the soldiers if they were racist and they said no.
So as I woke up this morning, feeling like an 80 year old who can’t move due to the extreme joint pain I’m currently experiencing, I came across this post from UNHCR. Once again, it brought tears to my eyes. It made me furious that we are still here, years on, impotent as the once-great Syria is destroyed, as millions of Syrians, men, women and children, are forced to abandon their homes, betrayed by the world at large. Not only have they lost everything, but as they flee from their war-ravaged country in search of safe haven, they are set upon, blamed for everything wrong with the world. And people ask – when will this stop? Continue reading →
Do you believe in coincidences? I don’t know if I do or don’t, but if I did, today was a day full of them! So much so, it got me thinking that I really had to write this post about something which is so important to me that it’s actually surprising I didn’t write about it earlier… Continue reading →
In the wake of the horrendous massacre in Kenya and the absurd and tragic incident involving Germanwings flight 4U9525, I couldn’t help but wonder – is my son worth less to you as a human being simply because of his African roots? Continue reading →