On 02/07/2017 04:36 AM, Gerard Meijssen wrote:
When we learned that one of our own was in a prison in Syria, we could not
care less. A lot of words were spend on expressing how sad it was but no,
we could do nothing about this because this would be "political".
For me it is proof how little we as a community care about our own.
That's still not an argument, it's repeated assertion. I remain unconvinced.
I see 158 "support" votes and 95 "opposes." I don't know how you define
"care about our own," but I think the 158 in the majority care prima
facie. Of the 95 who opposed, here are just a few quotes which I believe
reflect compassion for Bassel:
and as someone already raising awareness on the subject /outside of
"/ I understand the importance and urgency of this issue"
"A banner on Wikipedia will in no way help Bassel in his current situation."
"Bassel has all my sympathy, for seemingly being a like-minded
individual, possibly facing death on the hands of a murderous,
To my eyes, a strong majority care. You disagree, but I still have not
seen reasons behind your disagreement.
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