Not enough voices are reminding us of caring. #TearsForBaghdad
Image: Aftermath of the July 2016 Baghdad bombings, picture via Tasnim News.
The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. – Elie Weisel
The cruelty of those attacks is magnified by several factors. First, they fell just at the end of Ramadan, before the festival of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, a festival on a par with Christian Easter or Jewish Rosh HaShanah. A time of joy has forever been turned to a time of mourning for hundreds of families. Secondly, many of those affected by the explosions and fire in Baghdad were already suffering from more than a decade of war. Third, the attack in Medina was an attack at one of Islam’s holiest sites: imagine a terrorist attack…
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