Refugee status for Iraqi journalists
The Iraqi staff of McClatchy Newspapers in the Baghdad bureau ponder the news that Iraqis working for US media organisations will be considered for a refugee programme,
But one question kept coming up again and again. “How will we be treated there?” “Do they discriminate against Muslims?” “Will my wife have a hard time because of her hijab?” “Maybe they think we are all terrorists, what thenâ€¦” “Is this a good time for an Arab Muslim to attempt this trial? And an Iraqi at that.” link
Zen Traveler has more via Adrian Monck.