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…)
We went out to check out an incident of abuse initiated by Israeli Soldiers
Here is my third of many posts from Hebron during my trip to the middle east in late 2017
This is the essence of what we were doing there. Making sure that Palestine children could travel safely back and forth to school.
Here is another post that I made while I was in Hebron, Palestine.
My unique experience for two weeks in the middle east.
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.
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.
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 discusses Global Importune and it Human Rights campaign with Bill Paul on “Straight Talk” 106.9 FM April 3, 2016.