Random ramblings

The internet is plagued with terrorists….

From the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms terrorism — The unlawful use of violence or threat of violence, often motivated by religious, political, or other ideological beliefs, to instill fear and coerce governments or societies in pursuit of goals … Continued

Detained – Last Post

This is the last of a series of reports by Bakarat, an asylum seeker detained in Malta 17th March 2014 Thoughts before deportation. Life will give you all the steps you need to climb wherever you want, however it goes … Continued

Detained – Part 3

This is a series of reports by Bakarat, an asylum seeker detained in Malta 10th January 2014 School We have been told by the authorities that they will be bringing in teachers in here to teach us Maltese and anything … Continued

Detained – Part 2

This is a series of reports by Bakarat, an asylum seeker detained in Malta 4th January 2014 A phone call – 30th December 2013 On 30 December 2013, a Palestinian immigrant in our detention camp received a call from his home-town … Continued

Detained – Part 1

This is a series of reports by Bakarat, an asylum seeker detained in Malta 28th December 2013 The Front Line Every day I put my ears down to the ground I always hear the same message, that West African countries, … Continued

I witnessed Death this Christmas

“What’s the news out there?” This was the question asked by detainees at the Detention Center at the Safi Barracks. Soldiers welcomed us and embraced our presence as a breath of fresh air to clean away some of the foul … Continued