Thursday, May 14, 2009

In Gaza, a powerful site-and more global viollence against the people....what will we do?

My friends and colleagues, please visit this one, read and read, dry the tears and
cover the anger with love and chants and prayers for peace. Thanks to my colleagues
in the Peace for Palestine Blog, for this contact.

Peace in Burma, bless the people's leader
"This morning Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Aung San Suu Kyi was moved from her Rangoon home to Burma's notorious Insein Prison, where she will face trial on Monday for supposedly violating the terms of her house arrest by hosting an unauthorized visitor after an American man swam uninvited to her compound and refused to leave. "

and Sri Lanka:

LTTE urges IC to save civilians in the name of humanity, SLA attacks kill 1700 in 48 hours

[Thu, 14 May 2009, 12:06 GMT]
The LTTE on Thursday called upon the International Community to protect the civilians from the ongoing carnage by taking whatever measure required. "The LTTE is ready to engage with the International Community in its actions to bring an end to the humanitarian crisis." The statement came as Sri Lanka Army (SLA) continued its indiscriminate barrage causing untold human tragedy. Initial estimate by the LTTE Peace Secretariat Thursday afternoon was 1,700 civilians killed and over 3,000 wounded within the last 48 hours. The catastrophic situation has been made worse by the acute shortage of food and medicine, the statement said. "Local doctors who are trying to work in these hospitals have decided to hand the hospitals over to the ICRC in the hope that under ICRC management the hospitals may be spared from bombardment."

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