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Thursday, December 27, 2018

14th Annual Reflections on Holocaust and Genocides

14th Annual Reflections on Holocaust and Genocides
Approx. 3:30 PM Sunday, January 27, 2019, | First Event at 2:00 PM
Jewish Muslim Perspectives on Mysticism at Islamic Society of the Washington Area
2701 Briggs Chaney Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20905 


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The Center for Pluralism and the World Muslim Congress are deeply committed to education and regularly bring Americans together to learn about each other’s joys and suffering. It is an initiative to build responsible civic societies, where justice and co-existence are our values.

The 14th Annual Holocaust and Genocides event is an effort to stand with all the men, women and children who have endured the apprehension of Holocaust, genocides, massacres, bombs, annihilation, land mines, hunger, rape, torture, occupation, and inhuman brutality.


The least we can do in the process of healing is to acknowledge everyone's pain in one voice. We have begun the process of coming together as one people and stand with each other, we are indeed one world and only humanity, and caring for each other bring safety and peace to all of us. I cannot be safe if the people around me are not, and I will not have peace if people around me don't. It is in my interest to seek a peaceful world for one and all.

There is a shameless cruelty in us, either we shy away from facing or refuse to acknowledge the sufferings of others, worrying that it will devalue our own or somehow it amounts to infidelity to our cause. We cannot justify massacres arrogantly believing that the victims deserved it or asked for it.

We have to learn and to acknowledge and reflect upon the terrible things we have inflicted upon each other and have to commit to ourselves to resist the temptations to be prejudiced and stereotype others. We cannot demand peace unless we are peaceful ourselves.

This particular date was adopted by the sixtieth session of the United Nations on November 21, 2005, “Resolves that the United Nations will designate 27 January as an annual International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.”  Our events are scheduled on Sundays to accommodate the Jewish community’s presence.

Our safety hinges on the safety of others around us, and it behooves us to work for the safety and security of others on this little planet. We have to be continuously aware of the Holocaust and Genocides and prepare us to avert such tragedies.

We are working on initiating a course on tolerance education, so one day; we all can learn to have a heart that opens to the pain of every human, yes, we can do that.

Bringing people to understand the suffering of people has been my drive, I must say that through this program, many non-Jewish people have come to know about the Holocaust for the first time. You can see pictures people from Atheist to Zoroastrians and everyone in between has been a part of this event. Moreover, everyone has shared a prayer in the past commemorations. We have to create the awareness to get people to become activists and speak up and Never say again.

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FIRST EVENT AT 2:00 PM
Program: Getting Closer to God: Jewish and Muslim Perspectives on Mysticism

Gabrial Abasi will speak on Selfless service and commitment to mysticism
Herb Levy is a teacher of Kabbalah
Andra Baylus will speak on the Sufi-inspired spiritual leader Meher Baba

Organized by: Jewish Islamic Dialogue Society
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SECOND EVENT AT - Approx 3:30 PM
Program: 14th Annual Reflections on Holocaust and Genocides

Holocaust
Syrian Refugee Crisis
Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing - Bob Marro,
Uyghur Chinese Muslims - Omer Kanat
Crimean Tartars - Walter Ruby
Organized by the Center for Pluralism

Supporting Organizations:

  1. Jewish Islamic Dialogue Society- http://Jids.org
  2. Islamic Society of the Washington Area - http://iswamd.org/
  3. World Muslim Congress - http://worldmuslimcongress.org/
  4. JAMAAT - Jews Muslims and Allies acting together
  5. Foundation for Ethnic Understanding
  6. Muslim Institute - Interfaith Studies & Understanding
  7. Uyghur Human Rights Project ( UHRP) -  UHRP.ORG
  8. Uyghur-American Association (UAA)  -  UAA.org
  9. World Uyghur Congress (WUC) -  Uyghurcongress.org
  10. Great Truth 
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The Center for Pluralism and the World Muslim Congress are deeply committed to education and relentlessly pursue building cohesive societies where no human has to live in apprehension and fear of the other.


Mike Ghouse
(214) 325-1916
http://holocaustandgenocides.blogspot.com  


Dr. Mike Ghouse is a public speaker, author, interfaith wedding officiant, executive director of the Center for Pluralism in Washington, DC. He is committed to building cohesive societies and offers pluralistic solutions on issues of the day.  More at https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeghouse/

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Holocaust denial is a serious moral affront

Dr. Mohammad Omar Farooq

Economist; Islamic finance expert; Educational management and consultancy

This post is particularly meant for my fellow Muslims. Others can deal with their perspective and conscience.
20th century became known, among other things, as the Century of Genocides. The number of casualty is placed around 187 million people globally, and no continent spared. As part of the humanity, we all should learn more about it, especially to prevent any such future genocides or its lesser version, ethnic cleansing. An excellent work is Samuel Totten, et al. Century of Genocide: Critical Essays and Eyewitness Accounts, 2004.
I am not aware of any genocide that has not been denied by some others. I have seen a genocide myself in 1971 in former East Pakistan, which is denied by some. Like any other genocide, denying the Holocaust or Nazi genocide of the Jews in particular is denying part of our humanity. One can talk about exaggeration, one can talk about specific numbers, one can talk about all the details, but Holocaust as a genocide particularly directed at the Jews is as true as the WWII. Shall we deny and claim that WWII also did not happen and it was just an invented historical narrative? As Muslims themselves are positioned now to be at the receiving end of the White supremacist, right-wing Islamophobia, let's not fall into the trap of the White supremacists, the perpetrators of the Holocaust and then the leading deniers of the same.
There are plenty of material used and presented by Holocaust deniers, but please do study and find if there has been any genocide that was not denied or questioned by some. People often confuse about the details with the event itself. Our conscience should prevent us from such blanket denial. Has Holocaust been used as a tool by some? Yes. Has it been used to cause persecution of others, especially by or on behalf of many victims of the Holocaust? Yes. But that should not cause us to deny the Holocaust itself.
Those who want to use Holocaust as a propaganda tool for the State of Israel also want to curtail the freedom of expression to challenge the Holocaust narrative. They want Holocaust denial to be illegal and a prosecutable offense. Criminalizing Holocaust denial is inappropriate and counter-productive, reinforcing the conspiracy theories further. Factually, such denial does not hold. Making such denial illegal only weakens the Holocaust narrative.
But more importantly, for the humanity Holocaust denial is a serious moral affront to all of us as part of the humanity and for Muslims it is inconsistent with the Islamic imperative too as affirmed in the Qur'an below. Let others deal with their prejudices, we are accountable before God for ours.
As Muslims, let's remind ourselves. "O ye who believe! stand out firmly for God, as witnesses to fair dealing, and LET NOT THE HATRED OF OTHERS TO YOU MAKE SWERVE TO WRONG AND DEPART FROM JUSTICE. BE JUST: that is next to piety: and fear God. For God is well-acquainted with all that ye do." [The Qur'an 5/Al-Ma'ida/8]

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Holocaust and Genocides Reflections - Plight of Rohingya

Please mark your calendars!

Event: 13th Annual Holocaust and Genocides
Date:  Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:00 to 4:00 PM
Topic: Holocaust and the Plight of Rohingya, what can we do?
Place:  TBA - It will be in DMV area.
Website: http://www.HolocaustandGenocides.com
Website: www.CenterforPluralism.com
email: RohingyaGenocide@aol.com

We invite you to attend, participate and support the event.  If you have difficulty in seeing these painful pictures, imagine the pain and suffering of the people who have gone through this, please have the courage to attend the exhibit of the sufferings of the people, and hope it will encourage you to be a peacemaker.   In the last 12 years, we have listed and mentioned almost all Genocides,   Massacres and ethnic cleansing events and have highlighted 20 such events. This year we have expanded the program to be a 4 hours symposium with policy makers and futurists to find solutions.

We must find solutions. Please send a 300 words abstract identifying the causes of such conflicts and the possible solutions. Once the abstracts are accepted, you will be asked to write a full blown article in the length of 1500 words for publication.


Thank you
Mike Ghouse
(214) 325-1916

THE PLIGHT OF ROHINGYA
Holocaust and Genocides Event



Event: 13th Annual Holocaust and Genocides
Date:  Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:00 to 4:00 PM
Topic: Holocaust and the Plight of Rohingya, what can we do?
Place:  TBA - It will be in DMV area.



The Rohingya people have nowhere to go, the terrorists among Buddhists are gang raping and burning them alive, and when they flee, India and Bangladesh as neighbors are not allowing them either, where do they go?

They are seeing their own killed and raped in front of their eyes, and one day, they will not be able to handle the pain, and will chose violence and the whole of Myanmar will be burning.  The world owes them relief and security and the sane people of Myanmar need to wise up and save their nation from a long term destructive path and endless chaos. Terrorism is like swine flu or other diseases and they spread through thin air and will affect every one every where. It behooves us to correct it now before it is too late.

I am pleased to advance a good idea that originally came from Sean Hannity, he had proposed safe zones in Syria where the refugees can live and breathe safely. This idea of safe zone is the best solutions for the world refugee problems.  No human wants to flee his motherland and no one should beg for his or her  life, and on one should have the right to evict people from their own homeland.

We must accept refugees for the short run, but not as permanent residents.  If we take them for good,  we will be legitimizing the oppressive regimes to continue to throw their native populations out. Indeed, we are giving them  permission to throw their own out.  We cannot let that happen.  Let people who belong to the land live in dignity, if their oppressive government is not doing a thing, we the community of nations needs to take that up.

The United Nations was formed to protect the vulnerable from destruction, it is time now for the United Nations to land their troops in Myanmar and secure the areas for the good of Myanmar.

There is a shameless cruelty in us; either we shy away from facing or simply refuse to acknowledge the sufferings of others.  

If we justify massacres arrogantly believing that the victims deserved it or asked for it, we need to examine our heads, for there is a criminal lurking in us and will eventually mess us up.


We have to learn to acknowledge and reflect upon the terrible things we have inflicted upon each other. We have to commit to ourselves to resist the temptations to stereotype others. We cannot demand peace unless we are peaceful ourselves.

Our safety hinges on the safety of others around us, and it behooves us to work for the safety and security of others on this little planet. We have to be continuously be aware of the Holocaust and Genocides and prepare us to avert such tragedies.

It is never the religion; it is always the bad guys in each religious group that are the problem. Hinduism does not teach to be violent killers, but there is tiny group of bad Hindus in India who are violent killers in the name of Hindu religion, the majority of Hindus need to speak out and stop the radicals from hijacking Hinduism.  Muslims and Jews are not suppose to kill a single life, but there are Jews and Muslims who are killing in the name of their religions, the majority needs to stop them from committing crimes in their names.  Of course the bad Christians have done so much destruction around the world, and now, the peaceful Buddhist have allowed terrorist among them to unleash violence against fellow Burmese who are not Buddhists.  They all are terrorizing innocent people.

Over the last 12 years, we have listed almost all Genocides, have talked about 24 Genocides and we will continue to learn to reflect on what we can do to say and do, "Never Again."



References:



Indian Government tells the Supreme Court of India not to interfere about the legality of the deportation. https://barandbench.com/fali-nariman-rohingyas-supreme-court/

http://www.arabnews.com/saudi-arabia/news/718891#.WazwsUuuxkM.facebook





Mike Ghouse, President
Center for Pluralism, Washington, DC
(214) 325-1916 -Text | Mike@CenterforPluralism.com  

Dr. Mike Ghouse has dedicated his life to the mission of building a cohesive America. He is a pluralist, thinker, writer, activist, speaker (Pluralism, Interfaith, Islam, politics and foreign policy), interfaith wedding officiant and a news maker. He offers pluralistic solutions on issues of the day. More about him in 65 links at www.MikeGhouse.net

Pluralism Studies in Religion,Politics,Culture and Society


The Center for Pluralism is committed to building a cohesive America, where no American has to live in apprehension, tension or fear of the other. Our research, educational programs and actions are designed to bring Americans together in social, political, cultural and religious settings, the more we come together and learn about each other, the more we get immunized to divisiveness resulting in fewer misunderstandings and mis-perceptions between us. We believe knowledge leads to understanding and understanding to appreciation of the otherness of others. As we move forward, conflicts fade and solutions emerge. 

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Holocaust and Genocides - 12th Annual reflections in Washington DC

You are cordially invited to join us for this purposeful gathering.
 
Join us at 1:45 PM on Sunday evening in Washington, DC 


XII Annual Reflections on Holocaust and Genocides 

January 29, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Sunday
Ashburn Mosque, 21740 Beaumeade Circle, Unit 100, Ashburn, Virginia 20147



We are deeply committed to education and relentlessly pursuing to build cohesive societies and offer pluralistic solutions on issues of the day.

We have to learn to acknowledge and reflect upon the terrible things we have inflicted upon each other and have to commit to ourselves to resist the temptations to be prejudiced and stereotype others. We cannot demand peace unless we are peaceful ourselves.


Here is a video from one of our previous events:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uneRYgYfgWI


Many a organizations have joined in commemorating this event and are listed alphabetically.  This is the 12th year for the Center for Pluralism and other organizations have been doing for many years as well. 

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A CRITICAL MESSAGE


There are over 100 Genocides and Massacres in just the last one hundred years.  I have tried to recite them all,  and it took me three hours just to recite the name, place, number of deaths, source of conflicts, perpetrators and victims of each occurrence.  

Shame on us if we exclude any one of the Genocides and or ethnic cleansing  or massacres. God bless us,  we have not excluded any.  An effort was made to hold an "All Day" Holocaust and Genocides event and failed , as no one registered for it.  We are still open to it.

Part of the learning at this event is to think of other people's pain and suffering as opposed to being hung up with "Me, me, and my suffering alone."

So we chose to keep it to two hours and reflect upon Holocaust, as the anchor event and give a brief talk about a genocide, a genocide in making and a massacre.  Over the years we have been able to cover at least 20 such human failings.

We will observe a minutes silence and ask each person attending the event to pay tribute to each one of such atrocity  he or she is familiar with. However, we have videos listing most of the Genocides and here is one compiled a few years ago, and it is not complete either.

We want you to take the responsibility to go through the list and send us the corrected information, what is missing including the one's that have affected you deeply.  We hope in the next few years, we would have list of every tragedy.  Please remember we are a volunteer organization and all the work is done by the volunteers. 


Kindly visit www.HolocaustandGenocides.com and see the many things we have done including pictures and reports over the last 11 years.

Mike Ghouse
Initiator of the program Holocaust and Genocides in 2006
Mike@CenterforPluralism.com  | (214) 325-1916 Washington, DC

XII Annual Reflections on
HOLOCAUST & GENOCIDES
 www.HolocaustandGenocides.com

This  annual event is to reflect on human failings, acts of violence, massacres, ethnic cleansing, genocides and Holocaust with the intention of learning to prevent such happenings as an individual, and affirm, ”Never again”.  

We hope each one of us would walk out with a commitment to do our share of the work in building a cohesive America, where no American has to feel apprehension, discomfort or fear the other. Indeed, safety of each one of us hinges on the safety of all others around us.


We have to learn to acknowledge and reflect upon the terrible things we have inflicted upon each other. We have to commit to ourselves to resist the temptations to stereotype others. We cannot demand peace unless we are peaceful ourselves. 

There is a shameless cruelty in us, either we shy away from facing or refuse to acknowledge the sufferings of others, worrying that it will devalue our own or somehow it amounts to infidelity to our own cause. We cannot justify massacres arrogantly believing that the victims deserved it or asked for it.

Our safety hinges on the safety of others around us, and it behooves us to work for the safety and security of others on this little planet. We have to be continuously aware of the Holocaust and Genocides and prepare us to avert such tragedies.

It is an initiative of American Muslims, striving to build responsible civic societies, where justice and co-existence are our values.





HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE &
GENOCIDE AWARENESS*
 
2:00 PM -4:00 PM Sunday, January 29, 2017
ADAMS Ashburn Center, Ashburn, VA.
Website: www.HolocaustandGenocides.com 

PROGRAM 


Pledge of Allegiance & National Anthem 

Purpose of Gathering 
Moment of Silence to Commemorate Genocides
Holocaust Survivor Johannah Neuman
Summary of Genocides *
Signs of Demonization Leading to Violence
Audience feed back and their personal experiences

Interfaith prayers representing many faiths

Prayer break for Muslims
Fellowship  
 
  SPONSORS 


All Dulles Area Muslim Society—ADAMS

Center for Pluralism 
Foundation for Ethnic Understanding  
Greater Washington Muslim-Jewish Forum 
I Am Your Protector 
CO-SPONSORS 



Jewish Islamic Dialogue Society—JIDS
  World Muslim Congress—WMC
Interfaith Action for Humans Rights—IAHR
Jewish Community CenterJCC
  Jewish Community Relations Council—JCRC
Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom—SOSS

 * Also known as Reflections on Holocaust and Genocides
** It is the XII Annual Reflections on Holocaust and Genocides by the Center for Pluralism—www.Centerforpluralism.com


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This is an initiative of the Center for Pluralism which is deeply committed to education and relentlessly pursuing to build cohesive societies and offer pluralistic solutions on issues of the day.

We have to learn to acknowledge and reflect upon the terrible things we have inflicted upon each other. We have to commit to ourselves to resist the temptations to stereotype others. We cannot demand peace unless we are peaceful ourselves.    

There are over 100 Genocides and thousands of Massacres in just the last century.  I have tried to recite all of them once, and it takes three hours just to recite them all with the year, place and number of deaths, source of conflicts, perpetrators, victims and the destruction.

Shame on us if we exclude any one of the Genocides,  we made efforts to hold an "All Day" Holocaust and Genocides event, no one registered for it.  


Part of the learning at this event is to think of other people's pain and suffering as opposed to being hung up with "Me, me, and my suffering alone matters."

So we chose to keep it to two hours and reflect upon Holocaust, as the anchor event and give a brief talk about a genocide, a genocide in making and a massacre.  We will observe a minutes silence and ask the audience to remember and pay tribute to each one of such atrocity they are familiar with. However, we have videos listing most of the Genocides and here is one compiled a few years ago, and it is not complete either.

We want you to take the reponsiblity to go through the list, an send us the information as to what is missing, including the one's that has affected you deeply.

Here is the partial list: http://holocaustandgenocides.blogspot.com/2009/10/genocides.html


There is a shameless cruelty in us, either we shy away from facing or refuse to acknowledge the sufferings of others, worrying that it will devalue our own or somehow it amounts to infidelity to our own cause. We cannot justify massacres arrogantly believing that the victims deserved it or asked for it.

Our safety hinges on the safety of others around us, and it behooves us to work for the safety and security of others on this little planet. We have to be continuously aware of the Holocaust and Genocides and prepare us to avert such tragedies.

It is an initiative of American Muslims, striving to build responsible civic societies, where justice and co-existence are our values.

To all those, who have endured Holocaust, Genocides, Massacres, Bombs, Annihilation, Land mines, Ethnic Cleansing, Hunger, rape, torture, occupation and inhuman brutality, we say we share your fears and apprehensions.

The least we can do in the process of healing is to acknowledge every one's pain in one voice. We have begun the process of coming together as one people, to stand with you, we are indeed one world and a single humanity, and caring for each other brings safety and peace to all of us. I cannot be safe if the people around me are not, and I will not have peace if people around me don't. It is in my interest to seek a peaceful world for one and all.

We are working on initiating a course on tolerance education, so one day; we all can learn to have a heart that opens to the pain of every human, yes, we can do that.

Bringing people to understand the suffering of people has been my personal drive, I must say that through this program, many a non-Jewish people have come to understand about Holocaust for the first time. You can see pictures people from Atheist to Zoroastrians and every one in between has been a part of this event. And every one has shared a prayer in the events. We have to create the awareness to get people to become activist and speak up and say Never Again.

Mike Ghouse
Center for Pluralism
(214) 325-1916

Friday, December 9, 2016

Changing the mood of America

At this point in history, we are going through difficult times.  Whether you are on the right, left or the center, you are concerned about the liberties and freedoms of all Americans.  The divisiveness, even though temporary, has caused us to lose trust in each other to function effectively as a nation.

So what can we do?

Our President John Kennedy had famously urged us, “Ask not what the country can do - ask what you can do for your country.” and Professor William James had written that our actions can change the moods.

Here is what we can to do to restore America where no Americans feels left out, but feels included in nation building.

Let’s close 2016 on a positive note, let’s come together as Americans, and celebrate our collective Festivals of Hanukkah, Christmas, Milad, Kwanza, Janamashtami, Gurpurab and the festivities of Native Americans, and other traditions including Atheist/Humanist. Each group will get to sing honoring their faith tradition.

When we are together, it is uplifting!
We can change our moods! 

The following video has clips from Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Milad, Janamashtami and other great celebrations.  On the actual day of Festival of Faiths, Americans Together will celebrate their traditions.  

  1. Video   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjhbRkN7soQ 
  2. Details   http://centerforpluralism.com/festival-of-faiths/
  3. Attend  RSVP – Eventbrite
  4.  Sing?   If your group likes to sing Register@Centerforpluralism.com    
  5. List?     Please send an email to   Register@Centerforpluralism.com   
  6. Op-Ed  Ask not what the President can do for us?” will be released soon
  7. More     http://Centerforpluralism.com/Workshops
  8. Browse Tabs at  www.Centerforpluralism.com
  9.  Event   Celebrating America –Festival of Faiths on Sunday, 12/18 – 12 to 2 PM
  10. Where   Jefferson Memorial, Washington, DC 



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Dr. Mike Ghouse is founder and president of Center for Pluralism aka Americans Together. He is committed to building cohesive societies and offers pluralistic solutions on issues of the day. All about him in 65 links at www.MikeGhouse.net




Tuesday, December 6, 2016

XII Annual Reflections on Holocaust and Genocides


Join us at 3:00 PM on Sunday evening in Washington, DC 
A casual gathering. 
You are cordially invited, its free
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Holocaust and Genocides
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM SUNDAY
JANUARY 29, 2017

We are deeply committed to education and relentlessly pursuing to build cohesive societies and offer pluralistic solutions on issues of the day.

We have to learn and to acknowledge and reflect upon the terrible things we have inflicted upon each other and have to commit to ourselves to resist the temptations to be prejudiced and stereotype others. We cannot demand peace unless we are peaceful ourselves.
There is a shameless cruelty in us, either we shy away from facing or refuse to acknowledge the sufferings of others, worrying that it will devalue our own or somehow it amounts to infidelity to our own cause. We cannot justify massacres arrogantly believing that the victims deserved it or asked for it.

Our safety hinges on the safety of others around us, and it behooves us to work for the safety and security of others on this little planet. We have to be continuously aware of the Holocaust and Genocides and prepare us to avert such tragedies.

RSVP: ConfirmAttendance@gmail.com

Detail of Past events at: http://www.holocaustandgenocides.com/ 
 
It is an initiative of American Muslims,  striving to build responsible civic societies, where justice and co-existence are our values.

To all those, who have endured holocaust, genocides, massacres, bombs, annihilation, land mines, hunger, rape, torture, occupation and inhuman brutality, we say we share your fears and apprehensions.

The least we can do in the process of healing is to acknowledge every one's pain in one voice. We have begun the process of coming together as one people, to stand with you, we are indeed one world and a single humanity, and caring for each other brings safety and peace to all of us. I cannot be safe if the people around me are not, and I will not have peace if people around me don't. It is in my interest to seek a peaceful world for one and all.

We are working on initiating a course on tolerance education, so one day; we all can learn to have a heart that opens to the pain of every human, yes, we can do that.

Bringing people to understand the suffering of people has been my personal drive, I must say that through this program, many a non-Jewish people have come to understand about Holocaust for the first time. You can see pictures people from Atheist to Zoroastrians and every one in between has been a part of this event. And every one has shared a prayer in the events. We have to create the awareness to get people to become activits and speak up and say Never again.

Mike Ghouse
(214) 325-1916
 

Monday, July 11, 2016

Remember Srebrenica

Back in the Nineties, while I was watching the cable talk show, Phil Donahue and a Russian guy were talking. One of them discounted the rapes of Bosnian women in a shameless cavalier manner, as if the women (Muslim) meant nothing to him.  By the way, as a disclosure, I was an Atheist then, but was outraged and could not sleep, went to my office and set my fax machines through Mac to fax non-stop to them to cut the crap out.  The next day they stopped…. it was depressing… I can never forget the outrage I had felt.
Those were the bad times watching the massacre in Bosnia, Serbia and Herzegovina.  When I watched this video from Aljazeera, my blood boiled again.
We organize an annual event called www.HolocaustandGenocides.com  and had covered this event at that time. Christiana Amanpour’s documentary on the subject is admirable.
Dr. Peerwani from Dallas area had visited Bosnia and did the post-mortem on many and had a difficult report to share.
Thanks to Al-Jazeera for this video, way back in July 1995, around 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were killed in mass executions on July 11, 1995 by Bosnian Serb forces. This is where the bodies of those who have been found are laid to rest.