I first meet Janet, he prefers this name, at a resort called Pugo, surrounded by his family. They’re a big group, about thirty, uncles and aunts, cousins, parents and the latest additions to the clan Servitillo. 1,358 more words
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“I will not hesitate to take further action if these recent crimes fall within the jurisdiction of the ICC and will take all necessary measures to bring perpetrators to account, with full respect for the principle of complementarity.” Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court wars armed groups in Central African Republic (CAR). 299 more words
Violence and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa have put in jeopardy the health of 24 million children in Yemen, Syria, the Gaza Strip, Iraq, Libya and Sudan, according to UNICEF. 229 more words
A fact-finding mission in Syria has found evidence of sulfur mustard in samples taken from an alleged attack on 16 September 2016, while samples from a 4 April incident have revealed exposure to sarin or a sarin-like substance, the United Nations disarmament chief told the Security Council today. 456 more words
Here’s my submission for the weekly photo challenge subject Heritage.
I’ve been practicing Buddhist teachings and meditation for the last 10 years or so. Striving for non-attachment, self awareness and compassion for all sentient beings has changed my life in ways that are difficult to explain.