Shame on Us

Posted on: August 26th, 2007 by Ramsey 12 Comments

Written by Pheras Hilal

Since the war on Iraq and the execution of Saddam Hussein, Iraqis’ conditions have been plummeting. Not only in Iraq itself, as its scorched earth everyday receives more and more martyrs, but also across the region, wherever Iraqis have crawled to seek refuge of the chaos swarming Iraq.

I came across this post by a fellow Bloggerette, and I grew furious at it. Iraqis have poured into Jordan, after war, organized crime and downright genocide have ravished their land. And we embraced the Iraqi population, to seek jobs, invest, live and go to our colleges. But recently, the equation is changing, our policies are changing, and our attitude is changing. Once strong allies in thick and thin, now we adopted an aggressive approach to choke our Iraqi brothers and sisters. (more…)