♪Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred (525,600) minutes,
♪How do you measure, measure a year?
―“seasons of Love” from the musical Rent―
With just one day to go to finish this year, this song came to my mind, which got me thinking “How do I measure year 2015?”.
Then I came to pick up travelling, job, people and books.
In the previous post, I wrote about the unjustifiable issue (Pakistan ousting the humanitarian NGO). There is another one, but I think for some people, just like the last post, this news will not affect their feeling, let alone their lives.
Ok, so what is the news then? Well, it is about Dominican Republic (DR) implementing a mass deportation of Haitian illegal immigrant (thought to account for more than 200,000) to return to their country, even though some of them were born in DR and never been to Haiti. And many people are waiting document more than months. And the deadline to meet the requirement? It’s today!!
I can’t help……writing about this news: Nobel peace prize 2014 was awarded to Malala from Pakistan! And what’s more interesting is that she is sharing this with Indian child’s right activist, Kailash Satyarthi.
In September you can see a lot of national flags on the streets, since Sept 18 is national patriot day and people prepare for the celebration.
But there is other big event, where people use the flag to manifest a forgettable event, o rather an event for not forgetting as if to say “Do you remember that day?”
First of all, please spare for about 6 min to watch this video.
“The winner of this year is……………………….”
I had never cared about who would win the Novel Peace Prize like this time.
Malala, who became an international icon of educational activist
Snoden, who revealed the CIA information for the human rights. Continue reading