Archive for February, 2015

Human Faces vs Military Drones

Before this we were all very happy. We lived a very good life. But after these drones attacks a lot of people are victims and have lost members of their family. A lot of them, they have mental illnesses.”  — Ismail Hussain (anonymized name) Continue reading

“collateral damage” vs Military Drones

 9298-drone-strike-032613Dear Friends for Life:   Have you ever considered “The Morality” of Drone Warfare? Is the means justified when innocent human life is at stake? Recently religious leaders have begun to question the morality of drone strikes. For example: the aggressive use of drones in Afghanistan, Pakisan and other countries are killing innocent civilians in a way that is obscene and immoral. Could this be “premeditated murder”? Continue reading

21st Century Asian Slaves

Dear Friends for Life:  The crisis of health of trafficking victims in Southeast Asia deepens as a recent study finds victims badly abused. The research discovered that people caught in trafficking suffer beatings, neglect and severe health problems no matter where they end up working. Continue reading

“Invisible Chains”

international copy-1Dear Friends for Life:  The First “International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking” will be celebrated throughout the world on February 8, 2015. The day is intended to raise greater public awareness and encourage reflection and action on the violence and injustice that impact victims of human trafficking. Continue reading

Violence Against Women –> Men?

Dear Friends for Life: Violence against women is a violation of human dignity and, in its worst form, it violates the right to life. It is also an extreme expression of inequality on the ground of sex. Continue reading