War Crimes

A Brave New World or a Braver World of Whistleblowers

I am inspired today.  I always know when I am as there is just one continuous flow as I work.  Virtually no pause.   I feel Pink Floyd will be a channel for the feeling of many.

I love the dove in the beginning that turns into a dark eagle.  Clearly… Continue reading

Why are Crimes by Soldiers Hidden or Sanctioned by Governments? What of Judicial Oversight?

It is interesting that I happened across this article.  I was contemplating people in Syria this morning under the bombs.  I wondered about those dropping them.  I recall watching a film by an Iraqi doctor showing cross hair targeting of civilians away from bombing targets.  I also have heard stories of… Continue reading

Israel Human Rights Violations of the Bedouin

Human rights is the right to be human.  When we deny people democratic processes, a voice and support in speaking their truth we move towards dictatorship and we use our narratives to justify oppression.  As I said in my previous blog there is ‘no enemy’ unless hate becomes your god.  My allegiance… Continue reading

Is the War on Terror Killing Innocent People in the Middle East?

I remember when I was on the Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Program in Bangkok.  I asked our teacher, a counter-intelligence officer in response to civilian deaths in Southern Thailand: “who is the enemy”, I asked a few more questions and then asked “are the public the enemy”.  I said it in quick… Continue reading

War Crimes in Burma is the Longest Dispute for the Heart of Freedom

This footage was located on Twitter. 

Investigate the dispute and it is evident this is a regime that must be tried for war crimes.  I went to the border myself and met with the back packing doctors, teachers trying to save their people from the Burmese military.  From a peace perspective other… Continue reading

Australian Military Training the Burmese Military Why?

Australia has entered the arms trade and this is very concerning for world peace.  My wish was that Australia become a peacemaker or international mediator as former Foreign Minister Gareth Evans had attempted in Cambodia many years ago. Instead it appears the government is focused on GDP or following allies into an industry that… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”