Lumbini Gautama Buddha’s Birth Place

Listed as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO and declared as the Fountain of World Peace by World Buddhist Federation (WBF), Lumbini is an amazing spiritual destination. With such historical and archeological values, Lumbini holds the essence of a live museum that marks the birth of Light of Asia Gautama Buddha. Looking at it from [...]

India: Immediately order to reduce water level in Omkareshwar dam and Indira Sagar Dam

Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister, Government of Madhya Pradesh, [email protected] Subject : India: Immediately order to reduce water level in Omkareshwar dam and Indira Sagar Dam Dear Sir, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human rights ambassador for I came to know about the situations from a petition signed by Alok Agarwal, Radheshyam Tirole, Sakubai, [...]

Brazil: killing of human rights defender Diego Luiz Berbare Bandeira

Presidente Dilma Rousseff, Gabinete da Presidente, Brasíl Your Excellency, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for I came to know about the KILLING OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER DIEGO LUIZ BERBARE BANDEIRA from Front Line Defenders the International Foundation for the protection of human rights defenders. On 23 August 2012 lawyer and human [...]

Choose a kid at random, “aim at his body”: Israeli soldiers confess their violence (VIDEO)

This video, shot by the Research Journalism Initiative, shows Israeli soldiers using Palestinian children as human shields in Balata refugee camp near Nablus in the occupied West Bank in 2007.  Two more such incidents – in Tulkarm and Hebron – are reported in a new publication from the Israeli veterans’ organization Breaking The Silence with disturbing testimonies from Israeli soldiers [...]

Orthodoxy’s Young Street Fighting Men?

Just when you thought Pussy Riot would fade into the media ether ( removed its “Pussy Riot Affair” link from its main page, after all.), the rage continues–from all sides.  And now there’s plans to form a new Orthodox youth organization. Will it help swell the ranks of the street fighting faithful. Initial signs appear [...]

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