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Shedding Dry Tears over Srebrenica – 22 Years on

Today marks 22 years since the harrowing massacre of more than 8,000 Muslims between the ages of 7 and 70 at Srebrenica, Bosnia, at the hands of Serbia's military.

“International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination”

  It is true that throughout its history, the UN has claimed to work to eliminate racial discrimination. The UN Charter adopted in 1945, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) adopted in 1948, and the Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination adopted in 1963, were

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#AleppoIsDying – “What Use is Protesting?”

I have seen many comments and messages from people questioning the point of petitions, demonstrations, lobbying campaigns and even prayer to try and stop the ongoing genocide in Aleppo. People are frustrated and feel they must do something. Others question the usefulness but do not offer alternative solutions. There are

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#AleppoIsDying but her people are victorious

Never in the history of war has the world been able to follow, up close and personal, the lives and the news of people who have suffered during a brutal war.  However, we have watched and read in disbelief as the people have sent their ‘final’ messages from besieged eastern Aleppo.  Whose

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Church bells toll but are the mosque mimbars silent?

The cruel joke of Russia & Assad's 'humanitarian' ceasefire The Russians and the Syrian regime have supposedly agreed to a 'humanitarian pause' and opened 'humanitarian corridors' in Aleppo. The big question is - was this a genuine humanitarian gesture? The answer, unfortunately, is an unambiguous, categorical, undeniable and definitive, NO. We are

The Bloody Legacy of Western Imperialism in Iraq

The story of the Iraq War did not start in 2003. Indeed, it started many years before with the sanctions placed upon Iraq during the 1st Gulf War.

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Aleppo Is Burning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5QfpJE7eMg #AleppoIsBurning - A Genocide, a Watchful Lord and an Appointed Time Over 200 Syrian civilians were murdered in the span of 48 hours in the latest escalating onslaught on Aleppo. So it continues, bolstered in part by an active coalition of Russian military and sectarian mercenaries, and more a