Franklin D. Roosevelt – “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”
Welcome to the final BaldPolitiKs of 2016, where we take an alternative look at the world of politics and give a voice to the unheard.
I’m Peter Kearney and this is the 28 December 2016 where the world focus is on Syrian refugees in Lebanon and in particular an interview with Friedrich Bokern of the aid agency, Relief and Reconciliation based in the Akkar province in northern Lebanon.
They are a group of people who are experts in peace building, humanitarian aid and interfaith dialogue. With the direct involvement of local communities, they want to combine peace building with practical help. Their immediate goal is to offer a space for the youth from Syria and from host communities in the countries that shelter Syrian refugees.
But before we get to that let’s have a look at some significant happenings on this day the 28 December. Read more…