Comments of the Week
Refugees who are fleeing from Syria are getting a lot of attention right now. Many people are seriously concern and would like to help. Along with this sympathy, people are upset if they hear news about refugees being ill-treated or misused by anybody. Are your comments included in this week’s Comments of the Week? Check it out here.
Jim Lloyd Of course they won’t renounce it. They love the rape and abuse of females… especially young innocent girls… the imams who condone this… the rich muslims who do the buying, and anyone who sells another person in this way is lower than dog shit on the sole of a shoe. (Facebook, September 14, 2015)
It’s a new world, a new journey. But instead of becoming the exciting experience it ought to be, it ends up being more about fending off unwanted fears of the unknown. Every new immigrant to Canada has to live through the three stages of acculturation, which for most is not easy. First comes the thrill and joy of exploring a new land, then there are feelings of marginalisation and hostility towards the host country and finally comes acceptance. (From May 22, 2015)
For Ameena Sawwan, the survivor of a chemical weapons attack in Syria, it was the Arab Spring that turned out to be the beginning of a nightmare in which she is trapped even today. What started off as peaceful protests against a repressive regime soon gave way to a series of retaliatory attacks by government forces. (From May 8, 2015)
Born in the mid-50s in Mazar-i-Sharif, a cultural and religious site in Afghanistan with famous shrines that get thousands of visitors annually, Dr Habiba Sarabi’s childhood was similar to that of many girls in her country. She grew up in a lower middle class household where money was tight, and her father preferred her brothers. She had to work twice as hard to show that she was capable of doing as much as them, if not more. (From June 19, 2015)
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