You know, when war and oppression breaks out as it regularly does, it is heart-breaking to see images of adult civilians being persecuted, oppressed and often killed. But when those victims are children, the most vulnerable people on our planet, the situation then becomes intolerable.
Adults can fight back, even if in fighting they die. At least they have that chance, that choice. Children don’t. They rely on adults to protect them. The young are swept along on whatever tide of adult savagery happens to prevail at any given time. Children are the true victims of adult malignancy.
In Myanmar (Burma) policies of ethnic cleansing were being conducted as the world stood idly by and watched. Mealy-mouthed condemnations were offered by politicians but no serious attempts were made to deal with the brutality. Myanmar doesn’t have the oil that Venezuela and the Middle East have. Western governments have little real…
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