Tag Archives: #genocide

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Forgotten #Children as World Ignores a Current #Genocide ?

Where is our humanity? From Susan Sacirbey

Who are these children who have a name and an identity that has also given them the UN label “the most persecuted people in the world” ? They are Myanmar…

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Coffee with the Souls of #Srebrenica

For most, the Srebrenica Genocide has become a footnote in history once again linking horrific crimes against fellow man that many thought could “Never Again” occur after the horrors of…

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#Yazidis – Victims of #Genocide, Slavery, & Sexual Slavery

Yazidids  may be an ancient people, but they are modern-day victims of genocide and ISIL targets for hatred, slavery, and sexual slavery.  They are an Iraqi ethnic minority, primarily Kurds,…

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Muhammad #Ali’s Humility, My Greatest Lesson

He was so different that we might have expected him to go to the grave screaming of his greatness. However, we all saw a piece of ourselves in him, and…

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#Crimea History Wins #Eurovision 2016?

Music as diplomacy was nowhere illustrated more effectively than this year’s Eurovision Contest. Perhaps more to the point, the history of Crimea and the various claims to it were put…

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First International Day for Genocide Victims

“One More, Never Again” is a stark reminder of man’s massive failure and complicity in genocide, the “crime of crimes.” This December 19 was an historical first step in recognition,…

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Will #Myanmar Elections on 8 November Reflect Continued Hate?

Elections in Myanmar, (Burma) are scheduled for 8 November, 2015. But will they reflect true democratic reforms, or will results be a continued mirror of injustice, hatred, and discrimination against…

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#Refugees, as Old as War & Natural Disaster — More Photos that Share a Story & Emotions

As the refugee crisis escalates, our response tests our humanity, as well as our capacity.  Here, more photos to remind of  our shared legacy as Refugees just in the last half…

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We’ve all been #Refugees, as Old as War & Natural Disaster

  As the refugee crisis escalates, our response tests our humanity as well as our capacity. It also is not just a European problem, but on almost on all continents:…

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Angelina Jolie, in #Myanmar, Bridges Peace & Humanitarian Work

The misery of displaced persons and refugees is too frequently created by conflict. Too often the civilians themselves are the targets of ethnic cleansing and genocide. Humanitarian efforts may be…