The takeover of power by the Taliban in Afghanistan, the earthquake in Haiti and the global corona crisis: Harry and Meghan worry about a “fragile world”.
Montecito – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are known for being open about world affairs. After the Taliban * came to power in Afghanistan, which created terrible images of fear at Kabul airport and worldwide horror, both published a statement on the website of their “Archewell” foundation.
In this statement, which is headed “A Message from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex”, it says: “The world is extraordinarily fragile right now. Since we all feel the multilayered pain caused by the situation in Afghanistan, we are speechless. ”England was also involved in the mission in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Boris Johnson * recently had a“ carelessness ”* in connection with the allied withdrawal, which was widely perceived as hasty Armed forces spoken from the country in the Hindu Kush.
Harry and Meghan comment on Afghanistan, Haiti and Corona
But Harry and Meghan are not only looking to the situation in Afghanistan *, but also to other parts of the world: “While we are all watching the growing humanitarian catastrophe in Haiti and the danger that it will worsen after last weekend’s earthquake, we are heartbroken. ”According to the Haitian authorities, the death toll from the severe earthquake * is now more than 2000. As if that weren’t enough, tropical storm“ Grace ”also wreaked havoc in Haiti and made the situation even worse.
Overall, as a result of the quake with a magnitude of 7.2, almost 40,000 houses on the area of the Caribbean state were destroyed, and around 10,000 more were damaged. The United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF reports that around 1.2 million people have been affected by the effects of the natural disaster.
Harry and Meghan also refer to the global Corona * crisis: “And since we are all witnessing the ongoing global health crisis, which is being exacerbated by new variants and constant misinformation, we are afraid.” The pandemic had also raged heavily in Great Britain , The government now has 131,000 lives lost to the virus in the UK. This puts the UK in seventh place worldwide, and no country in Europe has suffered more corona-related deaths to date.
Criticism of Harry and Meghan: “Compassionate gestures, but no indication of what they will do themselves”
In their statement, Harry and Meghan, who live in the USA *, wrote: “When a person or community suffers, part of us does it, whether we know it or not. And although we are not meant to live in a state of suffering, we as a people are conditioned to accept it. It’s easy to feel powerless, but we can put our values into practice – together. ”To what extent they want to put their words into practice in the form of donations or reconstruction aid, for example, is not yet known.
|Surname||Prince Henry Charles Albert David||Meghan Markle|
|was standing||Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton, Baron Kilkeel KCVO||Duchess of Sussex|
|old||36 years (September 15, 1984)||40 years (August 4, 1981)|
|place of birth||London, UK||Los Angeles, California, USA|
Both of them called on their fans to show initiative: “First of all, we would like to encourage you to join us and support a number of organizations that do important work.” The action of the international community, Harry and Meghan continued “Prove our humanity”.
In view of the fact that both have not yet taken any initiative beyond their statement in view of the current developments, Harry and Meghan not only receive praise for their open letter. Angela Levin, a so-called royal expert, told the tabloid Daily Mail: “As with most of your ‘compassionate’ gestures, there is no indication of whether or what you will do yourself or whether the Archewell Foundation will make any donations . “(Mirko Schmid) * fr.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA .