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Abuse is Happening, RIGHT Next Door...


Abuse is happening, RIGHT next door, you hear it, the glasses shattering, screams, feet, running to and fro, like someone, trying to escape being, HUNTED down? 220 more words

Experiences Of Life

Why being a bystander is not an option

My column Personal Political published in the Cambridge Chronicle, June 8, 2017

Beena Sarwar

“You don’t even speak English,” comes a male voice across the fading evening light. 1,087 more words

Human Rights

A Blind Man, Standing on the Sidewalks

Saw this, on the bus ride earlier in the day today…

A blind man, standing on the sidewalks, he seemed, a bit lost, prodding around, with that guiding cane of his, and I saw people, passing him by, and not offering him any assistance, and I couldn’t either, because I was on the bus, and, there was no way that I can, get off, before my stop too (and yeah, maybe, I’d turned into, one MORE of those, unrelated “bystanders” too???)… 253 more words

Experiences Of Life

The Portland murders and the threat to bystander intervention 

When the Portland murders hit the news this week, they were rightly shared as an example of brave defence of the rights and dignity of our fellow humans. 762 more words


Beat the Beak, a Poem

It’s so hard, to just remain, a mere observer, to the things, the events that are, happening, all around us, isn’t it??? Translated…

Stacking the Mouth onto the Faces… 122 more words

Experiences Of Life

Parents of children rescued from overturned car in Texas flood meet with strangers who saved their lives

A desperate race against time was caught on camera in Texas on Saturday as bystanders worked to save two children, including an infant, trapped inside an overturned car as floodwaters rose. 539 more words