Exodus #pisky

Over 350 people in the Scottish Parliament last night – apparently a record.

The Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society promoted this event on the issue of migration and refugees.  Almost every strand of Scottish society was represented.  This is one of those moments when Scottish attitudes and values are distinctly different …. accepting, welcoming and affirming,  I suspect that in Scotland, as in Ireland, there is a shared historic memory of the welcome and acceptance which Scottish people have received around the world.  The frustration evident in this gathering was with the refusal of the UK Government to accept more

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  1. Despite the fact that the UK Government’s indifferent and inhumane attitude to the plight of these helpless and desperate people, it is indeed heart-warming to note the genuine concern and expression of solidarity being expressed by the faith leaders and others who hold the ethics of humanity and want to see a drastic and rapid change in policy.

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