A young Iraqi who recently joined the Filipino Youth for Peace e-group sent this e-mail to the list:

Dear friends …..

first of all I want to thank the moderator of this group for letting me to be with you guys .

My name is REEM I’M 18 years old i live in Baghdad and I will join the comoputer science collge at november. life in baghdad is just like hell, it’s a mirical how we still alive. Many explotions in everywhere we can’t go out after 8 or 9 o’clock at night it’s dangerouse and we have been like this for 3 years and we get sick of that situation .life here is misrrible so hope u will support me and bring hope back to me ..


NOTE: SORRY my spelling is s0o0o bad but i hope u’ll understand me .

This is what the US war–supported by the Philippine president–has brought to the people of Iraq. Read again, and tell us if the war is justified.

Ederic Eder

Ederic is a Filipino communications worker in the telecom, media, and technology industry. He writes about K-dramas and Korean celebrities for Hallyudorama.

He used to be a social media manager for news at GMA Network, where he also headed YouScoop, GMA News and Public Affairs’ citizen journalism arm.

He was with Yahoo! Philippines for more than three years before returning to GMA Network, where he was also previously part of the News Research section.

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