ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: Lens of Hope

   Lens of Hope     I watched Miss Landmine Pageant, a documentary on the Documentary Channel.  It was about women maimed by landmines being photographed for a pageant.  One woman had her accident when she was five.  She had one leg.  She said that sometimes she dreams that she has two legs.  She is an activist and was at the United Nations in 1995 campaigning to ban landmines.  There was another woman who had no legs. The woman are in Cambodia a country known for its many landmines.  Morton … [Read more...]

Avaaz – Stand with Egypt

Brave Egyptian protesters will determine in the coming hours whether tyranny or democracy prevails in Egypt and across the region. They’ve appealed for international solidarity – let’s send them a massive response, and hold our governments accountable to stand with them too:             Egypt     Millions of brave Egyptians are right now facing a fateful choice. Thousands have been jailed, injured or killed in the last few days. But if they press on in peaceful protest, they could end … [Read more...]

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