"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela. "He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb. "Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. "When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". - David Cameron.
Saturday, 12 July 2014
Truth to power
Quote from British citizen affected by family division rules:
"I have just asked my son what he wants for his birthday and he said he wants to meet his dad".