Quote of the Day: They Found a Haven From Strife, Only to Mourn – The New York Times

Waiting outside a hospital in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday after attacks on two mosques in the city left dozens of people dead or wounded.CreditCreditTessa Burrows/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

“They escaped death and torture in Syria, to come to New Zealand, and be killed here.”

~ALI AKIL, an official of Syrian Solidarity New Zealand, a group that describes itself as a nongovernmental organization of Syrians and their supporters in New Zealand, on the victims of the mosque attacks in Christchurch.

Source: Quotation of the Day: They Found a Haven From Strife, Only to Mourn – The New York Times

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