Yes, I ‘get’ the Charlie Hebdo ‘joke’ about Aylan. And it’s repulsive

Nabila Ramdani Western Europe

Think of some famous dead children, and then try to work out who might use their suffering to raise a satirical smile. For the sake of argument, make one a Jew, one a Christian, and one a Muslim. Nazi sympathizers and other anti-Semites might well suggest Anne Frank, the Dutch Holocaust victim who, aged 15, succumbed to severe illness in …

Migrants are human. We in the UK need to learn that.

Soumaya Hamdi Europe, UK, Western Europe

The migrant saga has exposed a glaring hypocrisy amongst us Europeans, particularly here in the UK. For whilst our leaders revel in our international role in promoting democracy, human rights and good governance, we are unable to accept that doing so has in many instances created instability and sown the seeds for internal warfare…