Please go and read the story of Marwan Hussein, his wife Abdya and their two kids Hala, 5, and Yehia, 7
"For the past seven months, I've been selling half of our monthly food rations [distributed as aid by the Ministry of Trade to help poor families registered by the government] to raise some money to flee to Syria…”
This is how devastated Iraqis have become, they sell their food to flee Iraq : (
Yesterday I was told that yet another relative, a cousin of mine, have fled Iraq to Syria becouse of death threats. My other cousin (his brother) is totally traumatized, after people on a pickup shot his best friend in front of him. He is now hidden somewhere in Iraq wanting to leave ASAP. My thoughts goes to the friends family too.
My aunt who fled to Syria a year ago is now going back to see if she can get my other aunt Khawla out of Iraq. My aunt Khawla is the mother to my cousins I talked about and she had diabetes and because of the damn sanctions before she could not get enough medication to treat it, which led to her loosing her sight : (
Which western nation in heavens name could she have attacked with that medication?
Bush, Rice and their blood thirsty supporters, no one gave you the right to make Iraq your arena for wars you want to have. Take your stinking war with the troops that are willing to fight it for you out of Iraq to your own cities in the U.S. And let Iraqis pick up the pieces of the broken society as they have managed to do so many times before and come back!
Conflict Transformation by Peaceful Means