Posts Tagged "genocide"

Crowded Isolation

I was riding the trolly on the way to work this morning thinking about what to say in this blog. I pass the same buildings on my way to work- riddled with bomb blasts and bullet holes, watching older people struggle to get onto the trolly, stomping out cigarettes moments ...

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Holy Feelings

The last week has been a bit of a blur. Culture trip with work; incredible people, food, wine, cheese, life-rush home. Hardest moments of my life. Wisk home- stop for Euro Cup Final. Beautiful stars from the car window. Home at 12:30. Cold Shower. Up and at it again. Pack. ...

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Ten things that have been said to me this summer that make it clear I am not in Denver

1.I’m leaving for The Hague tomorrow but when I get back you must come for coffee. 2. The bus stop is right across from the mosque. 3.I’m meeting a group of Lithuanians later today. I think they started their trip in Bulgaria, or maybe it was Macedonia. 4.This is where 500 men and boys ...

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A day of carnivals, basketball courts, students–of- the -week and genocide

Each year on the 11th of July a burial ceremony is held for those victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide who have been identified. This year I was invited to go to Srebrenica for the days leading up to the memorial ceremony and I went, looking forward to being with ...

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A day of carnivals, basketball courts, students–of- the -week and genocide

Each year on the 11th of July a burial ceremony is held for those victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide who have been identified. This year I was invited to go to Srebrenica for the days leading up to the memorial ceremony and I went, looking forward to being with ...

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Your silence embodies and embraces injustice and genocide.

I had the privilege this past weekend to be invited to witness the Mothers of Srebrenica grieve, memorialize, mourn and engage in social activism as they visited six execution sites where their husbands, fathers, sons and beloved relatives were senselessly slaughtered during the genocide that occurred during the Bosnian war. ...

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Your silence embodies and embraces injustice and genocide.

I had the privilege this past weekend to be invited to witness the Mothers of Srebrenica grieve, memorialize, mourn and engage in social activism as they visited six execution sites where their husbands, fathers, sons and beloved relatives were senselessly slaughtered during the genocide that occurred during the Bosnian war. ...

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Dovidzenja i dobrodošli; Goodbye and welcome

I will never understand how the first two weeks flew by so quickly with GSSW students in Bosnia.  I felt very excited about the future of social work when I saw the insight, respect, curiosity and good humor among the students who traveled this journey with me.  They have all, ...

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Dovidzenja i dobrodošli; Goodbye and welcome

I will never understand how the first two weeks flew by so quickly with GSSW students in Bosnia.  I felt very excited about the future of social work when I saw the insight, respect, curiosity and good humor among the students who traveled this journey with me.  They have all, ...

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