Raghd is her mother tells us their story, Aja watches us, looking a bit shy.
Although war has marked their bodies, and their past, it hasn't been able to stop their dreams and hopes for life in the future.
every step he takes is even more confident than the last. Long may that continue.
Today is Valentine’s Day in Iraq too, and there’s something powerful here, resisting war, violence, danger and fear. It’s called love.
‘We have shared lives. We are born together, live together and end together.’
‘It’s my first time in Sulaymaniyah,’ continues Emad, who is from Mosul. ‘I had another prosthesis before, but it didn’t fit very well. This one I can really move. It feels like part of my body. This is really a hand worthy of the name. A hand that fits my body.’
"Let’s look forward”. That is what we tell our patients every day, encouraging them to take back the life that war has snatched away. We help them to do just that.
We ask Europe to act immediately to avoid another war and to categorically refuse any support for military operations.
“EMERGENCY is greatly concerned about the news of yet more attacks in an area that we know very well"-. Rossella Miccio
"War cannot be humanized. It can only be abolished." – Albert Einstein