Monday, April 13, 2009

Standing up for what is right

I don't get involved in politics very much, or protests, or political activisim.

But I can't stay silent about this.

This is wrong and if we do nothing a tragedy will happen.

A good man will be sent to his death.

This is a friend of ours, not just some article in the newspaper to us. We have seen his precious boys, and met his lovely wife.

The short story is, the US immigration department has tried to deport him and will probably continue trying until he is given asylum. He was witness to the murder of an Albanian parliament member and so is a threat. If he returns to Albania, he will be murdered.

The longer version can be read here at ICE Age USA: The Retraumatization of Rrustem Neza.

This is a kind, big-hearted, generous family.

I have a petition that I am going to post; if you want to print it out and sign it, please let me know in the comments and I will send you the address of the petition, as well as where to send it.

Please pray for this family.


  1. Wow - that is incredibly sad. I wouldn't normally be one to sign a petition to help someone gain assylum to our country, but this one sounds like it has nothing to do with him - just simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Send me the info, and I'll sign.

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  2. I will sign the petition, I'll be watching for your post.

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