Aamer’s Story: A Syrian in Scotland (Part Two)

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To understand Aamer’s journey you have to consider what he left behind.

After he told me his story of how he went from Homs to Edinburgh I decided to ask his opinion on some of  the wider issues surrounding the exodus from his country.

I had argued in a previous post that I found the UK parliament’s decision to bomb ISIS in Syria nonsensical, especially given that the vast amount of causalities in Syria have been caused by the regime.

Aamer had joined the Syrian Revolution from its birth, when it was a protest of a people against their government and not the quagmire that exists today.

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