Though I won’t join in the criticism of Pakistan’s record on terrorism or India’s record on rapists and it’s general treatment of women. I will go all out on the support India gave to Pakistan after the atrocities this week and in my appreciation of the desire for peace of so many over there. There’s still hope for the world and I’m not giving up.
The Hugs go on!
As i sit down to write this post, the world is becoming a dangerous place. It’s slowly being consumed by hate, prejudice, stereotypes and most of all religious fundamentalism. A week ago there was a siege in a Sydney cafe. The world was appalled by the incident. Seventeen people were taken hostage and three were killed including the hostage-taker – Man Haron Monis, a fifty year old man born in Iran and settled in Australia. The Prime Minister of Australia -Tony Abbott has described Monis as “a deeply disturbed individual with a long history of crime, a long history of mental instability and infatuation with extremism.” The man has over forty cases concerning sexual and assault related offences and a history of religiously motivated activism. During the siege , Monis displayed an Islamic flag.
The world stood in solidarity with Sydney. The best thing that happened was the hashtag that trended globally on…
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