September 22, 2010 in actions, china by Rob Hallam
An ad hoc legal adviser and his family are facing the very real prospect of starving to death in their own home in the Shandong province in China.
Since his release from prison on 9 September Chen Guangcheng and his family have been under house arrest imposed by village leaders in Dongshigu village, Shandong province. Chen Guangcheng is in urgent need of medical attention and he and his family are running out of food, but the authorities have refused to let them leave their home.
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September 20, 2010 in photos by Rob Hallam
September 7, 2010 in main by megiana
“I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom” – Bob Dylan.
“The human race is an unfair and stupid competition. A lot of the runners don’t even get decent sneakers or clean drinking water. Some people are born with a massive head start, every possible help along the way and still the referees seem to be on their side. It’s not surprising that some people have given up competing altogether and gone to sit in the grandstand, eat junk food and shout abuse. What we need is a lot more streakers.” – Banksy.
“Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.” – H.G. Wells.
“You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down occasional hope that you’ll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless.” – Caroline Myss.