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“If we wash our hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless we side with the powerful – we don’t remain neutral”
On the 6th March 2011 in the Syrian town of Daraa, fifteen children
were arrested and tortured for painting anti-authoritarian graffiti.
The protests that followed their detention led to an outbreak of violence
across the country that would see a domestic uprising transform into a
civil war displacing 9.3 million people from their homes.
All arguements and opinions aside regarding the Kony video and it’s makers, FEW people have fought as long and as hard as these guys, and in my mind they are the forerunners in the fight to save war children. And for all those who think they just make awareness videos, see below and click here for detailed info of the chart below. And once you’re caught up and ready to help save lives and end one of the worst wars ever, take the next step and MOVE.
A behind-the-scenes look at the most viral video ever and the movement that made an African warlord famous. You can lead or you can follow, but eventually everyone will have to MOVE. – Invisible Children
From the I-heart website:
The purpose of this site is inspiration, awareness and connection.
Be INSPIRED that you can make a difference…
Be AWARE of what the real issues in our world are…
Be CONNECTED to our global community of people like you, that want to make a difference too…
We know there are many injustices in our world, but when we work together, the big things don’t seem so big afterall.
We’re all in this together.
Click HERE for more info.