Posts Tagged ‘violence’

People are different. Humans are the same.

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

Something to think about.

A Fight Turned Ugly

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

One person, one voice can make all the difference. If you see wrongdoings, injustice or atrocities, don’t hesitate to speak out. As soon as you do, chances are others will rally behind your cause.

Nonviolent Solution for Syria?

Monday, April 9th, 2012

The ongoing Syrian onslaught spilled across two borders today as gun-toting combatants attacked refugees in Turkey and killed a journalist in Lebanon.

As a proponent of world peace and vocal advocate of non-violence, you may be wondering how a Peacenik like myself might address the atrocities taking place in Syria.

Here’s what I would do: (more…)

Syrians: Stifled, Suffering and in Need of our Support

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

(Apart from the fact that their government really sucks, the Syrian people are very much like us, and they need our voice.)

Bloodshed in Syria shows no signs of ceasing, as protesters continue to clash with government security forces. Over 750 civilians are reported dead, and over 9000 have been arrested since demonstrations began on March 18th.

Syria is renowned for having one of the most brutally oppressive regimes in the Middle East. These tyrants don’t care about their people, and will have no issues continuing to slaughter them mercilessly for as long as it takes to remain in power.

While Syria’s dictators are unlikely to cave from pressure coming within their borders, they are liable to buckle from pressure mounting around the world.

This puts the onus on us.  Petition your elected officials. Spread the word, speak out. Keep Syria at the forefront of the social consciousness. Let it be known the world will not tolerate such injustice.