reddit.com /r /all ————– ————— ————– – – – http://www.reddit.co.uk/r /politics/comments /s5zp8y/london-man-sentenced-to-two-years-and-three-months-in-jail-for-attempting-to/ ————– http://news.bbc.co/2lhgj5r/men-who-planned-to_burn-down-church-after-claiming-church/news-story/a1c9a7a6-c1c8-11e5-a9e4-f9e7d8f2b5b9 ————– ‘My mother was a woman’ ————– 1.
‘I had been told I had to leave the country to live with my mother because of her religion.
I was terrified’ ————— 2.
‘There were no signs of an explosion and no evidence of anyone’s involvement.’
‘The police were very polite.
I never felt unsafe.
But I also never felt safe with my child, either.’
‘When I came home, I was not sure what to do.
I asked my mother what I could do, but she told me to stay in England.’
‘It took me a long time to accept that there was nothing that could be done about it, because I thought it was my responsibility to keep my daughter safe.’
‘As I grew older, I felt more and more that the only way I could change what happened was to stop it.
But as I started to realise that the UK was not a safe country for children, I became more determined to do something about it.’
‘At the age of 17, I decided to run away from home, so I could have a safe, happy life in England.
I felt I had a choice, and I chose to go back to the UK.’
—— ————– The UK’s immigration system is the most liberal of any Western country, but it’s a culture of secrecy.
A lot of children in the UK, especially girls, are scared of getting in trouble with the authorities.
‘My mum told me that if I went back I would lose my job.
She said she was going to be forced to move back to France.’
‘She told me she had been sexually assaulted, but I didn’t believe her.
It was the second time in my life I had felt like I had been raped.’
‘In 2010, my mother had been kidnapped and killed by the government, which I blamed on the Muslim population in the area.’
——– ————- ————- ‘I was told that I would not be allowed to stay at my auntie’s house in the village, which was about 20 minutes away from where I was living.
I had my own apartment, so this was a big deal for me.’
——————— ————– This is a common story in Pakistan and many other countries in the Middle East.
———————– ————– Many children have no idea what their families are really like.
————————— ————————- ‘I spent three months in an asylum centre before I was allowed to go home.’
— ———— ‘I lost my job and my house in a riot and I spent two months in jail, and now I can’t afford to rent a room.’
– ————- (Source: The Sun) ————–‘When you are not doing well, there are no other choices.’