We all stand together in the face of terrorism – UK
It is difficult to put into words the feelings that we all share of disbelief, of anger and of sadness at the cowardly and senseless attack at Westgate Mall. The events of September 21 will remain seared on our memories. As Prime Minister Cameron said to President Kenyatta when he called him last week, the condolences of the British people are with all of the victims of the atrocity, their families and their friends.
The Westgate attack has outraged people in Britain and beyond just as it has disgusted people in Kenya. Kenya has responded with remarkable resolve.
As President Kenyatta said, ‘as one family, the people of Kenya continue to mourn the dead’. The Kenyan people have shown that the best way to defeat fear is with unity not division, with healing not hatred.
With them I applaud the commitment and bravery of the Kenyan security services in bringing the siege to an end. The indomitable Kenyan spirit was well exemplified by Abbas Gullet and the remarkable men and women of the Kenyan Red Cross in providing lifesaving first aid and other support to those affected.
When I gave blood the day following the attack I was overwhelmed by the response of Kenyans to the call for help.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFMSimilar Stories