A trade deal has been announced by the UK Tory Government where the product to be transported is people who have fled the horrors of conflict, war and oppression to seek help in a country they assume to be supportive of those living in terror.
“Yemen is facing a major humanitarian crisis. A devastating conflict has left children and families in urgent need of food, water and medical supplies. Currently, 1.71 million children are internally displaced. No place in Yemen is safe for children.” Unicef
“I am not really bought into the notion that the downfall Afghanistan in so short a period of time was completely unpredictable”
Jebel Sahaba is one of the earliest sites showing human warfare , 13,400 years ago.
Dr Mary McNeill worked in hospitals in Serbia, Palestine, India and East Africa during and after World War 1.
New estimates reveal extent of the health burden of armed conflict–affecting at least 630 million women and children worldwide in 2017, and contributing to more than 10 million deaths among children under 5 years of age over 20 years.
Today The Orkney News remembers Orcadian, Dr Mary McNeill, whose devotion and self-sacrifice in serving others is humbling