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Women of Courage Series: Nonhle Mbuthuma of South Africa

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Women of Courage Series: Nonhle Mbuthuma of South Africa

A Conversation with “An Unreasonable Woman” Amnesty International Human Rights Defender Nonhle Mbuthuma of South Africa

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” – George Bernard Shaw,

Nonhle Mbuthuma is facing danger for trying to stop a mining company from taking her land. So why is the government not protecting her?

Nonhle is a farmer whose ancestral land means everything to her: “If you take my land you take my identity”. But Nonhle and her community on the Eastern Cape of South Africa are at risk of losing everything because a mining company want to kick them off their land.

“This land was my grandmother’s, who inherited it from her grandparents. What am I going to leave for my children? Mining is not an option.” – Nonhle (more…)

Even More News From Hebron, Palestine

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Even More News From Hebron, Palestine

We went out to check out an incident of abuse initiated by Israeli Soldiers

 

 

And yet another post from Hebron, Palestine

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And yet another post from Hebron, Palestine

Here is my third of many posts from Hebron during my trip to the middle east in late 2017

 

 

Hebron Safety Patrol November 2017

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Hebron Safety Patrol November 2017

This is the essence of what we were doing there. Making sure that Palestine children could travel safely back and forth to school.

Safety Patrol

Another Post From Palestine, November 26, 2017

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Another Post From Palestine, November 26, 2017

Here is another post that I made while I was in Hebron, Palestine.

News From Palestine Nov 26, 2017

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News From Palestine Nov 26, 2017

My unique experience for two weeks in the middle east.

Terrorist or victim? Thoughts on Omar Khadr’s compensation

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Terrorist or victim? Thoughts on Omar Khadr’s compensation

CBC Radio London, Ontario – Jul 12, 2017

London Morning’s Lippy Londoner panel: Stuart Clark, Marium Hamou and John Hassan discuss Omar Khadr’s compensation from the federal government.

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Mark Konrad with Craig Needles on AM980

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Mark Konrad with Craig Needles on AM980

Craig Needles on AM 980 – London, Ontario Morning Talk Show, October 25, 2016.

Mark’s interview begins at 1:18:00 and runs for about 15 minutes.

Mark Konrad interview on @LdnOntTV

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Mark Konrad interview on @LdnOntTV

October 20, 2016 London, Ontario Mark Konrad and Petros Aka stop by @LdnOntTV to discuss Global Importune’s latest campaign.

@LdnOntTV – Global Importune

Mark Konrad on “Straight Talk”

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Mark Konrad on “Straight Talk”

Mark Konrad discusses Global Importune and it Human Rights campaign with Bill Paul on “Straight Talk” 106.9 FM April 3, 2016.