Migel Santos

Stories from Migel Santos

Date: 
Sunday, October 15th, 2017
By: 
Migel Santos

Bodies lying on the street, crackles of gunfire in the distance and piles of rubble that used to be someone’s home. A scene that we have already witnessed: a war-torn street in Syria or Iraq, but transplanted with jeepneys and jungle. 

Date: 
Sunday, October 8th, 2017
By: 
Migel Santos

"Kurdistan," a long-standing dream for the Kurdish people since before World War One, is up for a referendum in Northern Iraq. The Kurdish people are an ethnic group of about 30 million strong whose ethnic boundary stretches from Southeast Turkey through the Northern parts of Syria and Iraq into Northwest Iran; but they are considered an ethnic minority in the countries they reside in. They have the means (militarily and politically) for independence as well as the motive, now they just need the opportunity.