UN silence versus UN action

China invaded Tibet and has systematically ethnically cleansed up to one million Tibetan civilians – men, women and children – from their homes, forcibly transferring them to China and replacing them with ethnic Chinese. But Tibet has no oil. The UN has remained silent. No military action from the UN to protect Tibetan civilians’ human […]

Diakonia by numbers

The following experiment using search engine Google reveals some highly interesting results. Diakonia is a Swedish church organisation that professes to have the interests of the downtrodden at heart. What is revealing is whose interests it supports, and whose it utterly ignores. It turns out that its main – some would say only – focus […]

Send Goldstone to Russia and Chechnya

Ethics at work. Or not. At least 39 people were killed and scores wounded in two suicide bombings in Moscow. President Dmitry Medvedev said, “We will continue the fight against terrorism unswervingly and to the end.” Prime Minister Vladimir Putin went one step further, saying the “terrorists will be destroyed.” US President Barack Obama, for […]