Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights’

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

Surrogacy in Illegal Human Trafficking

Surrogacy-IndustryDear Friends for Life:   It’s a fact that surrogacy is on the rise. At the heart of this current issue, we must choose between competing visions of a woman and her body. Shall we uncritically submit to the demands of individual liberty no matter what the social cost? Or shall we agree that there are limits to individual freedom when others are vulnerable and weak? Continue reading

War Is Irrational

war(1)Dear Friends for Life:   “War is irrational; its only plan is to bring destruction: it seeks to grow by destroying,” Pope Francis states. “Greed, intolerance, the lust for power. These motives underlie the decision to go to war… Even today perhaps one can speak of a third war, one fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres and destruction and these plotters of terrorism, these schemers of conflicts, just like arms dealers, have engraved in their hearts, ‘What does it matter to me?’Continue reading