Heartbreaking pictures of the killings and the families’ anguish circled the Internet and television news stations. People around the world were outraged, including Singaporeans.
The effects of this war are not just in lost lives. According to the UN Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), 1660 homes have been destroyed or severely damaged since Operation Protective Edge began. It has resulted in the displacement of 9,900 Palestinians.
In this adult war of obsessive revenge and punishment, it is the children who pay the highest price. It is a war where children become parentless, and parents become childless.
There are many parents in Singapore who have been deeply affected by the Israel-Palestine conflict which resulted in the countless killings of innocents children.
I strongly urge R1C to share a petition created by my friend, and please spread the message to all Muslim and non-Muslim parents who wish to adopt children: now they can push the government to offer adoption of Palestinian children to Singaporean families. By signing this petition, there is a glimmer of hope to help these poor, homeless and parentless Palestinian children. Together we can make a difference in someone else’s life.
Please sign the petition – Singapore to offer adoption of Palestinian children.
Authored by: Mama Gee