10 November 2008

A Post For Voiceless Refugees

The suffering.
Perhaps, we could says that the poor's life is suffer. Yes, they suffers financially, but they still having the loved family. Then, how the sufferings of someone who lost the loved ones and didn't know where to remain because of no countries accepting them officially. Can you imagine it ?

According to UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), Article 1 A (2) of the 1951 Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status Of Refugees, the term “refugee” shall apply to any person who:
As a result of events occurring before 1 January 1951 and owing to wellfounded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country; or who, not having a nationality and being outside the country of his former habitual residence as a result of such events, is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to return to it.

In this opportunity I hope the countries that did not yet ratify the 1951 Convention above, willing to do it.

I quote a very interesting comment from Rummuser, in my post "Give Your Voice For Refugee", like these :
"....India is already an overpopulated country. So far it has accepted these refugees and tried to get them to be better off than they were before they left their countries. Now, with terrorists being identified from among the so called refugees, a back lash is building up and there are fears that the problems can only get worse. If the countries of origin of these people would do something about keeping them in their own countries, it would help!!"

How you think about the matter of terrorist among refugees? How to solve it?
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  1. namanya teroris pasti menghalalkan segala cara ya?

  2. mantapz...
    blognya pake english..
    ajarin dunk.. hehe

    lam kenal yak..

  3. Homo homini lupus. Only human in this planet earth able to do something hurt to their own species.
    We create an imaginary border called nation only to show the world that we're different. And by doing this, some member of human race didn't have 'place' anywhere in this world.
    What is the different anyway? Who are we to judge they didn't belong here or there?

    Nice post, tikno. I hope everyone could see this post.

  4. i really hope that this problem will be resolved sooner.

    our country is also suffering from poverty while our president doesnt admit it.

    but we're doing good. we're not just moving.

  5. mmm.. sorry i cant write anything here .. my english its not very well.. do you want to teach me ??

    nice blog we can read before jugde of our mind .. and we can stand before we know if we need discus

  6. Tikno, thank you for including my comments on your blog. I too have given reference to your post in my blog

    Please do visit and feel free to comment.

  7. saya tahu info ini dari kalau ndak salah, sayangnya saya ndak ikutan mosting.

  8. ...every human being has worth value and dignity, and when a party refuse it there would be a chance that somebody become so called 'terrorist' to regain his/her let's give respects to everybody...don't ever include reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion in our paradigm when we have to interact with somebody....
    warm regards

  9. Tikno, because of you attitude of gratitude, you have been awarded the LEMONADE award by The Living With A Chronic Illness blog.


  10. The problem of the refugees have now become part of life

  11. its become a huge problem these days .This problem should really be taken care of real soon.feel sorry those people.

  12. Hi, you have received the Lemonade Award; please visit to see your award. Have a wonderful day.

  13. It seems you are doubly blessed, I have just realized that Mckay sent you the same award, feel free to ignore mine.

  14. Tikno, your receiving this award twice in the same week is a testament to the wonderful work you are doing in the blogging community.

    I hope that you will not ignore Carole's award. On the contrary, you should mention that you were honored twice. By two people who did not know that the other frequented your site.

    Your blessings are coming in abundance. Obviously you have drawn this recognition to you. Because, what you put out into the universe is what you get back.

    Enjoy the moment and continue doing great work!!!

  15. What creates a terrorist in the first place? Being marginalized from society. Perhaps we need to reach out to these people and bring them back into society somehow. Is that possible, or is it too late?

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  17. Take care of yourself, Tikno. That's the most important thing.

  18. dear Sir,
    about the problem of terrorist among refugee, I ever learned about the case like this.
    as long as I study I recognize the concept of complex humanitarian emergency (CHEx). CHEx is a phenomena wheres not only war that occur but, followed by other phenomena like mass displacement, hunger, death, diseases endemic, and the other violation. and most important of this is those phenomena is not natural but MAN MADE.
    So, it can be concluded that the existence of violence or unsecure condition in the world now is a constructed by the people. people who really want to create the violence just for their interest or politics. so there's a political motive here.
    like chidl soldiers or civilians abusive in Africa, sometimes some groups creates it just for instrument of their politic.
    I think it is same with the case of refugee that you wrote. the existence of terrorist maybe replacement the refugee just for their political instrument or increasing their political opportunity. But it just my argument, I dont know the truth.
    thank you for posting this

  19. Hi sir, I wrote the similar thing with refugee. it's about IDPs
    lets check it out ^-^

  20. Dear Toim,
    Yes, terrorist could do anything, including enter into among refugees. That is what my reader, Rummuser, said above. Please share your thoughts about how to solving that problem. Have an idea??
    Dear Antok,
    Thank you for your comment.
    Dear Aldhis,
    A thought-provoking comments. I have a dream too, which I think related to your comment. Please see my post "If One Why Different"
    Dear The Dong,
    Yes, I can feels it. But poverty also a problems here, not only in Philippine. Perhaps, you have the same interests in photography, like Petrea.
    Dear Jimmy Luvhara,
    I also using simple English and just write of what I feel. I'm not dare to teach you. Anyway thank you for commenting here, and welcome.
    Dear Rummuser,
    Thank you very much. I already go and commenting there. Your comment about terrorist enters into among refugees is an interesting topic.
    Dear Sawali,
    Unfortunately you not posting it, although you have been knew it from BlogCatalog. Thank you for your comment.
    Dear Djoko Wahjuadi,
    It's interesting of what you say. Whether being refused is related to dignity? Whatever of the reason, terror cannot be used for gaining the dignity.
    Dear Mckay K,
    Wow... thank you so much. It's my honor from you, also from Carol King.
    Dear Anthony Harman,
    You absolutely right. And now, the important thing is how to resolves it with humanity's approach.
    Dear Bikran,
    Yes, refugees has become big problems.
    Dear Carol King,
    Thank you so much. Forgive me for the late reply, because flood has been happen in my city. I'm glad to see my award on your site soon.
    Dear Mckay,
    Don't worry. I'm very appreciate Carol's award too.
    Dear Petrea,
    You right. Humanity first ! We should placing the terrorist issue in the second place, in the case of refugees problems.
    Thank you very much for your attention.
    Dear Niar,
    Thank you for your information. I should read your post, but now I must clean up my house because of flood has been entering my house. I promise.

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