Tag Archives: #myanmar

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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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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 – Empathy & Action at Grassroots

In the past two weeks, our campaign “We’ve all been #Refugees, as Old as War & Natural Disaster, ” has garnered traction and feedback. In this series, we include  photos…

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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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Colombia’s #Juanes & Latin America’s Diplomat-Artists

Music star Juanes represents the rising engagement of global artists with the United Nations and its many organizations and agencies, including UNICEF and UNHCR.  Initially, the engagement was limited in…

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She Wore Black, Audrey #Hepburn at UN

    She became the model for the diplomat-artist, as the “little black dress” became the fashion of choice for so many because of the trend she set. As UNICEF’s…

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How Srebrenica, Netherlands, NATO & UN Were Betrayed

The evidence has now converged from several different sources, including recently revealed documents and statements from former government officials. Confirming our rising suspicions over the last two decades, the betrayal…

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Can UN Cite #CharlestonShooting as “Hateful Act”?

The US is beacon for tolerance and the rule of law, but it is also increasingly facing scrutiny as to whether the reality lives up to the rhetoric. Let’s be…

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Does Any Celebrity Amplify Cry of Rohingya?

Actor Matt Dillon has visited a Rohingya displaced persons camp at a critical time just when the Myanmar government/military was blocking access to international media. The recent migrant crisis in…

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Smuggled Rohingya Found Dead in Thai Trafficking Camp

The plight and destiny for the Muslim Rohingya of Myanmar (Burma) has been the source of condemnation by human rights authorities.  Denied rights of citizenship, basic medical, educational, and economic…