Daily Archives: March 9, 2012
An entire Roma community in Belgrade, Serbia, is being forcibly removed from a settlement in Belgrade. Most are refugees from the Kosovo war. They have nowhere else to go. Take action today. UPDATE – 1 March 2012 Thirty-three Roma families, many of whom had fled the war in Kosovo, could be forcibly evicted from their […]
To summarise: Anyone who thinks this is a campaign about the need to persuade US Military to continue funding operations in Africa that target the LRA/Kony because it is at imminent risk of being withdrawn is completely wrong. Anyone who thinks this is a campaign to save children in Uganda from Joseph Kony is mostly wrong. Anyone who says Invisible Children is not linked to US military operations in Africa needs to explain the AFRICOM statement above. Anyone who is now thinking about problems in Africa and how to combat them is at least doing something right.
A conflict a world away is hitting agonizingly close to home for the burgeoning Malian community here in the Bronx and upper Manhattan . Since January, the Malian government army has been clashing with Tuareg rebels who want independence for the northern region of country. The conflict has forced more than 120,000 people in the […]