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In Memory XXII

In Memory XXII In the Holy Month of Ramadan Kabul, Afghanistan, a Truck Bomb, May 31, 2017 London, England, Murder by Truck and Knife, June 3, 2017 By Siegrid Raible In two world capitals death and destruction reign The weapons – a water delivery truck packed with explosives Inside a white rental van three...

In Memory XXI

In Memory XXI Manchester, England, May 23, 2017 Minya Province, Egypt, May 25, 2017 By Siegrid Raible In Manchester a bomber at an Ariana Grande concert blows himself up, kills 22, wounds 59, the youngest 8 Two days later in Egypt two buses attacked on the road to a monastery 9 murdered, 25 wounded, many...

In Memory XX

In Memory XX A Chemical Attack Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, April 4, 2017 By Siegrid Raible The nightmare in Syria continues into its sixth year Where is Omran Daqneesh? Injured in Aleppo in 2016 a photo of this stunned child stares at us from the front page of the August 19, 2016 edition of NY Times Less than a...

Event: Peace Is… With H.E. Ambassador Koro Bessho

INVITATION H.E. Ambassador Koro Bessho Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations requests the pleasure of your company to an event PEACE IS …… with the support of the UN Department of Public Information for a Performance and Presentation by Ms. Miki Orihara (Dancer, Martha Graham Dance...

The Inauguration and the Future

The Inauguration and the Future By Siegrid Raible The inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the forty-fifth president of the United States took place on January 20, 2017. After taking the oath of office, he delivered his first address to the nation and the world. He painted a vision of a dystopian America –...

The New Year and Martin Luther King, Jr.

In Memory XIX The New Year and Martin Luther King, Jr. By Siegrid Raible With hope in our hearts for peace in the New Year We reach out to friends and family and we pray For the courage and the resolve to make our lives better But the morning brings news of unbelievable acts of barbarism On Saturday,...

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