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"J'Accuse"

“Adam, where are you?” (cf. Gen 3:9). Where are you, o man? What have you come to? …Who corrupted you? Who disfigured you? Who led you to presume that you are the master of good and evil?

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Time flies

We’ve been here for nearly seven weeks already and we’ve only have about 5 weeks left. Time really flies. It’s great to back. It’s been wonderful to teach our class 1 students from last year who most of them are in class 2 this year. 191 more words

Iraqi Christians ‘dying in crowded refugee camps’

Iraqi Christians driven from their homes by Islamic State fighters are beginning to die in crowded camps, witnesses have claimed.

Sahar Mansour, 40, who lectured in chemistry at the University of Mosul before she fled the city in June, said newborn babies, the sick and the elderly in the Ankawa refugee camp on the outskirts of Irbil are dying from diseases, thirst and malnutrition. 567 more words

I Still Call Australia Home

 

A new home, we are here, almost – yet still caged and treated like a problem to be dealt with. Some invisible process continues, digging for a reason to send us back. 296 more words

Art

Jordan is America’s ‘Habibi’

André Vltchek writes for CounterPunch:

‘The formula is simple: Jordan is helping the West to destabilize nations of the region, including Iraq and Syria. As a result, hundreds of thousands of refugees are crossing its borders, flooding its deserts and cities. 122 more words

USA

Displaced Persons

The other day when I was awake in bed for a while, my thoughts went to the refugees from the Eastern Ukraine. I remembered pictures of women and children in Russian refugee camps. 575 more words

Diary