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IN People ON 24 Mar, 2016
So yes, I understand that everyone's scared, worried about where the next explosion will be an how many innocent lives will be taken, but I assure you, that's exactly how the refugees feel too. I think many people forget that this is the exact situation that the refugees escaped from in the first place, and compared to what they went through this is nothing. I get that placing the blame makes it easier to deal with the situation, and I'm no political expert, but I'm pretty sure that all the innocent men, women and children who risked their lives, and abandoned their homes to get to the safety of our shores, wouldn't then start bombing their safe haven. Seriously, a little bit of logic applied and I'm sure we can all agree, it's not their fault.
We've had people smuggled into the country for so many years, yet that seems preposterous in some people's eyes, to them it's impossible that that's what is at fault now. Of course there just can't be any faults in the system that our oh so faithful Prime Ministers, Presidents, Kings, Queens and whoever else is in charge of it all, because if we blame the refugees no blame is placed on them. Like at all.
Of course some shitty C-List 'celebrities' decided to weigh in on the topic, but what do you think? With no media influence, potential judgement or any back lash.. whats your real opinion? Are we really going to place the blame on the very people we allowed into the country because of the desperation, poverty and devastation they experienced.
The refugees were seen as human, and now they're 'terrorists' because we need to blame someone.
But now, we blame them all, saying we shouldn't have provided refuge?
The crying children clinging to the scared parents, these are the people we are putting on the blame of one community of people. Blame ISIS, NOT the refugees.
And now they're trying to help us. They don't have to, but they're trying, and that's all we can ask for.
Which is in no way his fault. He is innocent. He's still a victim.
Katie Hopkins is known for her controversial, and usually down-right racist opinions...
If Brussels and Paris can stand by the refugees after taking direct attacks, why can't the rest of the world?