The World Humanitarian Summit held in Istanbul, May 23-24, 2016 failed to achieve its fund-raising goals. No one from the richest countries – except Angela Merkel – or of the UN Security Council attended – writes eminent observer Baher Kamal for InterPress Service, IPS.

The richest and most powerful, the most militarized and the most greedy on earth of course stayed away.

In addition, they are the main shapers of humanitarian crises – through their warfare, interventionism and cultural insensitivity.

A civilisation that does war and killing better than saving human lives deserves to go down.

And ours will. As Gandhi said – “there is enough for everyone’s needs but not enough for everyone’s greed.”

Thanks to Chancellor Merkel for again showing leadership and civil courage where others act as cowards and failed.

Interesting too?  Israel n√¶gter Richard Falk visum: Atter en j√łdisk fundamentalistisk skruestik p√• den intellektuelle frihed

JO

Welcome to my official personal home. I'm a peace researcher and art photographer.

Previous Story

Criticizing the Sweden-NATO Host Nation Support Agreement

Next Story

On Obama’s visit to Hiroshima – TFF PressInfo # 373

Latest from Development - world order

STOP this Cold War on China !

Humanity faces huge challenges to its survival – climate change, development of a sustainable post-capitalism-development, militarism

%d bloggers like this: