Refugees will break the LOCKDOWN MENTALITY The lockdown - TopicsExpress


Refugees will break the LOCKDOWN MENTALITY The lockdown mentality teaches refugees that they should not fight for their rights, because they are not citizens; that they should not protest or else they might be deported; that they should not ask for adequate welfare, as conditions are worse in their countries; that they should not demand more rent assistance, because it was recently raised to 1500$ (despite rooms in subdivided flats costing much Some refugees voluntarily submit to a lockdown mentality perpetrated by the government and its supporters to pursue objectives incompatible with human rights and refugee rights. This mental slavery achieves the surreptitious social control of an undesirable group the authorities want to keep ignorant of their rights and freedoms. Referring to locked-down refugees, a Refugee Union member commented, “Their brain is gone. They cannot think with their own mind and they believe what they are told. Their eyes are closed and they cannot see what is happening around them. They think NGOs are helping by buying them lunch. Refugees don’t need more food, they want their rights!” An emancipated refugee remarked, “They treat us like nothing. They treat us like insects. But I don’t agree. We are warned that we don’t have rights, that there will be trouble, but we know they are lying.”
Posted on: Sat, 07 Jun 2014 10:07:50 +0000

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