I wish more people would write like this. The British media and the majority of postings on social media just stir up anti, well anti-fellow-human-being feelings, if we are honest. This depresses me deeply.
These are people! People like you and me.
Put yourself in their place. How does that feel?
See the original post by Jaz O’Hara here.
I’ve been thinking about how I can find the words for what we experienced yesterday.
An hours drive from my house, then half an hour on the Eurotunnel, and we were in the world’s worst refugee camp in terms of resources and conditions, yet we were welcomed with open arms. It’s amazing how only the people who have nothing really know how to share.
The ‘jungle’ (as the camp is known), is loosely and naturally divided by country, with every one of the worlds warzones represented. We walked through ‘Afghanistan’, ‘Syria,’ ‘Eritrea’…
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One thought on “Calais Refugees – re-blogged from Jaz O’Hara’s Facebook Post”
Thanks for re-blogging Sheila. It is important to balance all those vitriolic, biased views which are so rife, with what I believe to be the true and compassionate side of this human disaster.