A Christmas Poem – Remember the Fallen

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A Christmas Poem 2016 – Remember the Fallen. Written by David Peterson, the poem takes the journey through 2016 as we head towards the most precious day. We must remember the sacrifices our forefathers made to allow us to live the lives we live. Christmas is a time for peace and unity, harmony and positive spirit. The recent fallen in Germany must never be forgotten, what the evil that oozes as an enemy with-in can be defeated, we must stay strong and avoid percussion of the innocent.

A Christmas Poem – Remember the Fallen

Christmas comes but once a year

It brings much joy and festive cheer

It’s time to play, to drink and sing

For it’s our tradition, that we bring.

Through mass migration this year has changed

So many innocents hurt and slain

We welcome you with open arms,

In spite integration not always on the cards

Christmas is a time not for fear

It’s a time for fun and family here

Enjoy your time and fear not

Because our fallen won’t be forgot.

Out brother in arms in faraway lands

Thank you all for making a stand

If only more would stay and fight

The war would be won before the night

Refugees welcome we feel your pain

Heal you must take time to regain

But if you come to destroy our lands

Know this Christmas we make our stand.

A Christmas Poem – Remember the Fallen

Hope you enjoyed the poem, 2017 is a time for a change, this is the time we must unite. Welcoming those truly in need, offering support and integration, but we must not fool ourselves, few will come wishing to undertake evil deeds, and we must support our police, our communities and our families, also write to our local MP’s to ensure proper vetting.

2016 Terror Attacks – Remember the Fallen

Germany 2016 – 19 December 2016 During Christas shopping and cheer a murder ploughed a truck into innocent civilians. Murdering 12 people and injuring 48, the killer is dead but that is little solitude for the victims and their families.

Libya January 2016 Zliten truck bombing Suicide truck bombing at a police training camp 60 200+ Perpetrator killed in explosion
Egypt January 2016 2016 Hurghada attack Stabbing attack targeting foreign tourists at the Bella Vista hotel in Hurghada 0 2 Two perpetrators killed by police
Turkey January 2016 2016 Istanbul bombing Suicide bombing targeting foreign tourists in Sultanahmet Square 12 14 Perpetrator killed in explosion
Indonesia January 2016 2016 Jakarta attacks Suicide bombings and shootout targeting a Starbucks and a police station in central Jakarta. The attacks occurred near the UN offices and several foreign embassies 4 24 Four perpetrators killed, others escaped
Saudi Arabia January 2016 Mahasen mosque attack Suicide bombing and shooting targeting a Shi’a mosque 4 18 One perpetrator killed; other arrested
Syria February 2016 February 2016 Homs bombings Two car bombings in Homs targeting Alawite civilians 57 100+ Unknown
Syria February 2016 February 2016 Sayyidah Zaynab bombings Car bombing and two suicide bombings targeting the Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque, a Shi’a mosque believed to contain the grave of Muhammad’s granddaughter. 83 178 Perpetrators killed by explosions
Turkey March 2016 March 2016 Istanbul bombing A suicide bomber exploded targeting civilians in a commercial shop on a busy tourist destination and business center. 4 36 Perpetrator killed by explosion
Belgium March 2016 2016 Brussels bombings Suicide bombers attacked a metro station and an airport 32 340 Three perpetrators killed in explosions; other suspects sought
Yemen March 2016 2016 Aden car bombing Three suicide car bombings targeting military checkpoints 26 Dozens Perpetrators killed in explosions
Iraq March 2016 2016 Iraqi soccer stadium bombings Suicide bomber detonated suicide bomb in stadium 33 78 Perpetrator killed by explosion
Bangladesh April 2016 Murder of Xulhaz Mannan Xulhaz Mannan, a U.S. embassy employee and the editor of Bangladesh’s first LGBT magazine, was hacked to death in his apartment along with his friend. 2 0 Perpetrators at large
Iraq May 2016 April 2016 Baghdad bombing
2016 Samawa bombing
11 May 2016 Baghdad bombing
Four separate car bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad claimed at least 90 lives, police sources tell Al Jazeera. 90 100+ Perpetrators killed in car explosions
Iraq May 2016 Real Madrid Fan Club massacre Two separate incidents in which three gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Real Madrid football fans at a supporters’ café 28 45 Roughly six perpetrators killed
Yemen May 2016 23 May 2016 Yemen bombings Two suicide bombings targeted army recruits. 45+ 60+ Two perpetrators killed (maybe more)
Kazakhstan June 2016 2016 Aktobe shootings A group of several dozen militants attacked two gun shops and a military base in Aktobe, killing four civilians and three soldiers. Several attackers were killed during the attacks on the shops and base and more were killed during police raids that followed over the next few days. 7 40+ 18 perpetrators killed, 9 arrested
France June 2016 2016 Magnanville stabbing ISIL took responsibility for a stabbing that killed a French police officer and his companion.[2] 2 0 Perpetrator killed by police
Malaysia June 2016 2016 Movida Bar grenade attack Two men approaching a bar and one of them throwing a grenade before escaping with their motorcycle while the customer is watching the UEFA Euro 2016 between Italy and Spain. First ever ISIL attack in Malaysia. 0 8 Perpetrator arrested by police
Turkey June 2016 Atatürk Airport attack Three men from former Soviet states opened fire on Atatürk Airport in Istanbul before blowing themselves up. 44 239 Perpetrators killed
United States of America June 2016 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in a terrorist attack/hate crime inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida 49 53 Perpetrator killed
Bangladesh July 2016 2016 Gulshan, Dhaka attack Five men attacked a café in the Gulshan Thana of Dhaka and took hostages. 23 50 Five perpetrators killed
Iraq July 2016 July 2016 Baghdad bombings Two bomb attacks in the district of Karrada and the suburb of Sha’ab in Baghdad. 325 225+ Members of a militant cell connected to the bombings arrested
Saudi Arabia July 2016 2016 Medina suicide bombing A suicide bomber targeted security forces outside the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina, a man blew himself up after police tried to arrest him near the U.S. consulate in Jeddah, and two more bomb attacks occurred in Qatif. 7 7 Four perpetrators killed by explosions
Germany July 2016 2016 Würzburg train attack A 17-year-old Afghan refugee seriously injured four people with a knife and an axe on a train near Würzburg in Germany 0 5 Perpetrator killed by police
Afghanistan July 2016 July 2016 Kabul bombing Two suicide bombers detonated explosive belts on civilians. 80 231+ Both perpetrators killed in explosion
Germany July 2016 2016 Ansbach bombing A Syrian refugee blow himself up near a music festival in Ansbach, where there were about 2,500 people at that moment. 0 15 Perpetrator killed in explosion
France July 2016 2016 Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray church attack Priest, Jacques Hamel, two nuns and two worshippers taken hostage by two men armed with knives in the church during mass. Hamel was killed. 1 3 Both perpetrators killed by police
Syria July 2016 July 2016 Qamishli bombings[3] Two explosions in the predominantly Kurdish town Qamishli in Syria, killing at 57 including 8 Asayish people and wounding over 171 people. 57 171+ At least 1 perpetrator was killed by the explosion
Belgium August 2016 2016 Charleroi attack A man attacked two policewomen with a machete in Charleroi, Belgium, before being shot dead by another police officer. The attacker is reported to have said “Allahu Akbar” during the attack. 0 2 Perpetrator killed by police
Pakistan August 2016 August 2016 Quetta attacks A suicide bomber in Pakistan killed at least 70 people and wounded more than 100 on Monday in an attack on mourners gathered at a hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta, and Islamic State and a Taliban faction claimed responsibility. 93+ 130+ Perpetrator killed in explosion
Turkey August 2016 August 2016 Gaziantep bombing A child suicide bomber[4] kills over 50 at a wedding in Gaziantep province. 54 69 Perpetrator killed in explosion
Iraq September 2016 9 September 2016 Baghdad bombings A suicide bomber in a car in Baghdad killed at least 40 people and wounded more than 60 Islamic State claimed 40+ 60+ Perpetrator killed in an explosion
Pakistan October 2016 October 2016 Quetta attacks Three terrorists carried out a mass shooting at police cadets at the training centre in Quetta killing 61 cadets and wounded 160 when two of them bombed themselves while one was killed during the operation. 61 160+ One killed during the operation, two killed in an explosion
United States November 2016 Ohio State University attack The Terrorist was named Abdul Razak Ali Artan. He stabbed people and ran others over with a car. 11 were injured. The suspect was shot and killed by police officer. ISIS Praised the attack and said Artan had responded to their call to attack civilians of coalition countries. 1 11 Suspect shot by OSU response team officer.

A Christmas Poem – Remember the Fallen

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Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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