Umeeda Switlo, Salim Ahmed & Visa Officer Michael Molloy: A dedicated team of Canadians brought to safety almost 6,000 Asians kicked out by Idi Amin

A dedicated team of Canadians brought to safety almost 6,000 Asians kicked out by Idi Amin Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Canadian/7317384/story.html#ixzz27yf05Q00A dedicated team of Canadians brought to safety almost 6,000 Asians kicked out by Idi Amin

By Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun – Fifteen-year-old Umeeda Switlo had already surrendered her pet dogs to the police, whittled her belongings down to a single suitcase and was steeling herself to saying an indefinite goodbye to her family and friends. As she stared out a penthouse apartment window one balmy September night, she wondered if she would ever see her hometown of Kampala again.

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Canadian/7317384/story.html

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Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, its achievements and humanitarian works.

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