Refugees

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Sandy’s Lesson

Sandy's LessonThe uproars and thunders of hurricane Sandy, a category one colossal force of wind, have recently sparked a controversy. The aftermath of such a disaster has become a source of strong disputes and arguments among people with faith. Sandy left us in a deep state of shock and confusion and for most of us left us with heavy hearts and deep sadness.…
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Children in Armed Forces

Conflict Beyond Their Years

Conflict Beyond Their YearsHow more could be done to prevent children in armed forces?

Children remain children until they reach the age of 18 and because of spending an insufficient amount of years on the planet they are unable to make maturely responsible decisions, especially the one’s which may involve risk or potentially harming themselves and others.…
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Haiti Earthquake

UN Doctors Abandon Haiti Victims

UN Doctors Abandon Haiti VictimsCNN reported yesterday that the United Nations ordered all its doctors, nurses and all other UN staff to leave their emergency care duty stations in Port au Prince, one of the hardest hit areas by Haiti’s earthquake, that UN decision lead to abandoning thousands of the earthquake victims including countless numbers of the critically wounded and numerous victims who had major surgeries.…
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Haiti Earthquake 2010

UN Haiti Relief, Recovery, Development

UN Haiti Relief, Recovery, DevelopmentCalling for UN Immediate Relief and Recovery for Haiti.

What is there to say about this tragedy? What to do? How to get there? As a Caribbean national having grown up in New York, I have always been around Haitians; they were my next door neighbors, renting from the old Jewish lady with mezuzahs on her doorways, as existed on my home.…
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War Crimes in Gaza

War Crimes in GazaThe United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict reported war crimes and crimes against humanity after investigating the 23 days of air and ground attacks by Israel Military Forces on Gaza, 27 December 2008 to 18 January 2009.  The UN mission found that there was evidence indicating “serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law were committed by Israel during the Gaza conflict, and that Israel committed actions amounting to war crimes, and possibly crimes against humanity.”…
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UN Middle East Peace

UN Middle East PeaceThis is the first of a series of posts addressing Peace in the Middle East and the role of the United Nations in establishing and maintaining a lasting Peace in that region.  The basic premise of this series of posts is that Justice and Respect of International Law are essential predicates and foundation for Peace in the Middle East, and indeed anywhere else as well on our Earth.…
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