Prince Harry and Meghan Markle jointly said they were “silent” after learning of the Taliban’s advance in Afghanistan.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex said they too were “watching closely the current crisis around the world” and that they were heartbroken. He said he “feels many layers of pain because of the situation in Afghanistan.”
“The world is extraordinarily fragile at the moment … we are left speechless,” he posted his long message. ArchwellHe also mentioned the earthquake in Haiti in which many people were killed and others are still missing. The couple also talked about COVID-19 epidemics and the seemingly never-ending threat to humanity.
“As we all witness the growing humanitarian catastrophe in Haiti, and the threat of further deterioration following last weekend’s earthquake, we are heartbroken. And as we all work for global health. Seeing the ongoing crisis, due to new forms and constant misinformation, we are left scared, “the message continued.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle acknowledged that “when a person or a community is hurt, each one of us does it to them, whether we realize it or not.” He also said that “people are not going to live in misery” but “we as a people are being conditioned to accept it.”
The couple added, “It’s easy to feel helpless, but we can put our values into practice.”
In an effort to help with the crisis in Afghanistan and the devastation caused by the earthquake in Haiti, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex encouraged others to join “a number of critical organizations.” He urged world leaders to “accelerate the dialogue of human harmony that is taking place this summer at multilateral gatherings such as the UN General Assembly and the G20 Leaders Summit.”
“As an international community, these are the decisions we make now – to alleviate the suffering between people we know and whom we can never meet – it will prove our humanity. “
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle also mentioned the ways in which they are helping the situation in Haiti by partnering with World Central Kitchen, which is “working closely with local organizations to save lives and make life easier on the ground.” She also offered to help the military community and those who served in Afghanistan, as well as the Afghan people who have faced violence and terrorism.