Monthly Archives: June 2016

Refugees: Feel their pain and hear them weep

By Ameen Izzadeen Why do some people fear or dislike refugees? Why are they xenophobic? Isn’t harbouring ill-feelings towards fellow human beings inhuman, especially at a time when they are in misery and going through hardships? These questions loom large … Continue reading

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Orlando terror: The answer is blowing in the wind

By Ameen Izzadeen A deranged mind and easy accessibility to guns form a lethal combination. What has religion got to do with mass killings such as last Sunday’s Orlando massacre? Terrorists or killers have no religion. Killing innocent people is … Continue reading

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Brexit: Yes or no, European integration at crossroads

By Ameen Izzadeen A villager in a British colony who knew no English picked up only two words – yes and no. But he did not know the meaning of the two words. One day he was arrested for a … Continue reading

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Obama: No big hero in Hiroshima

(This article first appeared in the Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka on June 3, 2016) By Ameen Izzadeen Last Friday in Hiroshima, a hug-and-cry made world headlines when the United States President, Barack Obama, showed up at Ground Zero, walked up … Continue reading

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