Closing Borders

This is a post from a fellow blogger, a Scottish woman who is volunteering, working with refugees on the Greek Island of Kos. This is the first of two that I will share, and it is well worth the read.


Article 14.
(1) Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.
(Universal Declaration Of Human Rights)

The opportunity to seek asylum is a human right. An individual human right.

It is not a right which can be racially profiled. It is not a right which can be denied just because it is an easy “out.” It is not a right which can simply be ignored because it suits a political agenda.

This last year we have watched humanity diminish before our eyes. We have watched as our leaders have played out a story of such nightmarish proportions is hard to realise this is reality, we are not asleep, we cannot wake up from this.

The gap between those in power and the everyday citizen has never felt so far apart, so vast. The UK government does not represent me in any way, my…

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2 thoughts on “Closing Borders

    • I am glad you didn’t mind my sharing it … I was so moved by it that I just decided to share, and didn’t think to ask your permission. I plan to share another, “When Words Fail Me” this evening, as it touched a chord in my heart and I think it is a message we all need to hear. You are doing wonderful work … please do keep on writing about it!


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