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Iconic Moment This could become the photo of the year: Courageous Swede alone stood in the way of Nazi march

The peaceful protest brave forty year old woman against right-wing extremism in Swedish society so completely eclipsed Nazi march organized by the pro-Nazi organization Nordic motståndsrörelsen (Nordic Resistance Movement) and made it clear that Scandinavia and Europe will not bow to the politics of exclusion, which, unfortunately, in recent years constantly increased supporters… 196 more words


Forgiveness again

Sunday 10th January 2016 10:30am

Good morning and Happy new year to all of you.

Did you know that New years resolutions have been around for thousands of years: 1,207 more words


And then there is us (poem for my father's birthday)

“Remember, Luke, the suffering of one man is the suffering of all. Distances are irrelevant to injustice. If not stopped soon enough, evil eventually reaches out to engulf all men, whether they have opposed it or ignored it… may your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” 539 more words


Alcanzar la paz a través de la justicia

En su última contribución para nuestra serie de artículos “Cuando rimen la esperanza y la historia”, el Honorable Richard Goldstone escribe sobre cómo se evitó la violencia gracias a la justicia en Sudáfrica, Ruanda y la antigua Yugoslavia, y sobre su trabajo en nuestra Coalición para poner fin a la impunidad por los graves crímenes cometidos en todo el mundo. 1,096 more words

The Joy of reading...

I was talking the other day with a friend of mine, she as well as I, enjoys reading. I know why I find myself amazed by a book, but I wanted to know about her, so I asked: She told me, … 355 more words


Your Time Will Come

A friend introduced me to the music of Johnny Clegg several years ago, and I am eternally grateful.  Clegg’s official website describes him as a “dancer, anthropologist, singer, songwriter, academic, activist and French knight” and that he “campaigned against the injustice of apartheid South Africa and been instrumental in putting the new South Africa on the map as a cultural ambassador.”  Pretty cool, right? 435 more words


Freedom Day but for whom? The slavery never ended compatriots

With the focus on International Earth Day this week and Independence Day today for my fellow Rainbow Nation comrades, the earth, the land and our place on it have been recurring themes now. 1,240 more words
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