In honor of the 100 city protest going on around the world today, I've started a new blog called the Death Blog to bring attention to this current day horror and I've dedicated the blog to
The photo here of Sakineh has circulated the web for weeks. Along with the headlines about being stoned to death, this image drew me in to read her story. Her plight immediately prompted me to sign a petition to fight against her horrible injustice. This image of Sakineh has stayed with me and today as I posted her picture on my new blog about this crime against humanity, I realized something quite startling. She looks like pictures of my grandmother on my mothers side. She died before I was born, so I only know my grandmother from old photographs. I asked my own mother if Sakineh reminded her of anyone. She took one look and instantly said, "My mother!" The likeness is unmistakable. What a interesting coincidence ....
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I visited the Tiger Temple in Thailand & later found out it is under investigation for tiger trafficking and animal abuse. Read full story. In 2015 it was raided. More than 100 tigers and protected bird species in Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, popularly known as the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi province were impounded by authorities following complaints that the temple was alleged to engage in illegal wildlife trading.
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