Published in


Blue Eyes, Blond Hair, and Racist Minds

How the Ukraine war exposed the West’s true face.

According to the Western mentality, blue eyes and blonde hair define Europeans. Photo of a Syrian refugee by Talha Nair on Unsplash

To David Sakvarelidze, Ukraine’s former deputy general prosecutor, Europeans are of two kinds, the “real” ones with blue eyes and blond hair and the “fake” ones who are originally Asians, Arabs, Africans, and South Americans.

That explains why people of color struggle to escape the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as…




We curate and disseminate outstanding articles from diverse domains and disciplines to create fusion and synergy.

Recommended from Medium

Joint Public Statement from Migrant Rights Groups Ahead of Referendum on the 8th Amendment

Maryam Rajavi’s speech on the Anniversary of 1988 Massacre of Political Prisoners in Iran

The Language Down at the Speakeasy

Reflections from Martin Place Tent City- 3 years on.

Egypt sends medical supplies to Tunisia to fight Covid-19

Charity Trends: How Ukrainian Third Sector Changed in 2020?

Para sa Bayan: Observations on the 2022 Philippine Elections

Liberal Party is not very liberal

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Nour Alhakk

Nour Alhakk

Avid writer with invaluable knowledge in religion, history and politics. Email:

More from Medium

I Love Will Smith, but He’s Wrong to slap Chris Rock

I Don’t Need to Work Harder

Justice Jackson’s Ascent and What It Means

African Violet

MP10: Ye Part III