Sunday, July 24, 2005

The West in the eyes of Faiza...


A children's peace march in Baghdad, Iraq on January 1, 2003. Two consecutive wars and twelve years of devastating economic sanctions leading into the gulf war of 2003 have created dire living conditions for most Iraqis. Photo by Ray Buchanan for Stop Hunger Now. www.stophungernow.org / r.buchanan@stophungernow.org

Thursday, June 30th, 2005

"...I think the first true step towards peace on earth, is to shut down the weapons factories, to replace it with food, medicine, or children's toys factories, perhaps then the nations would live in peace and happiness, forever...
The American people, not the government, is in need of a pause, and a clearing of conscience, to find out what is happening around them, and where are they being taken..."

2 comments:

Frank Minutillo said...

I am an American, and I flat out agree with the sentiment you express here.

Greta said...

As a matter of fact: Faiza´s expression...but my sentiment too (and yours)!