By their fruit you will recognize them.. Matt 7:16
WHY DOES GOD ALLOW CRUELTY?
If God would have to wipe out all sinners, none would be left. None of us is without sin. So don't be haste in judging. Na 1:3 The Lord is slow to anger and great in power, and the Lord will by no means clear the guilty. His way is in whirlwind and storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
The world adores materialistic ignorant people like Andrew Tate.
In a selfish world, be a Ed Winters. Be a George Hayek.
Ed Winters, alsno known als Earthling Ed - vegan educator, public speaker, and YouTube content creator
Beirut, January 12, 2023. We've been collaborating with the LAU Lebanese American University and AUB American University of Beirut during the last six months and counting, sending their students to volunteers and accomplish their community work classes! Showing positivity instead of negativity. Showing that there are people and NGOs that are actually doing something. Showing kind people what happens with their donations. Taking permission for pictures as well as covering faces.7000+ Free Meals so far! And counting!Visiting homeless people, trying to bring some warmth during this cold times.This week, clothes, shoes, blankets toys and 60 plant-based vegan meals distributed as part of our vegan food relief program, bringing a total of 7905! We can't thank enough *everyone* contributing to this, for sharing a bit of positivity in those extremely harsh times. in loving memory of Sevan Alexandrian. Read more, source @lebanesevegans
Giving When You Have Nothing Yourself Either
When God blesses you financially, don't raise your standard of living. Raise your standard of GIVING!
- pastor Mark Batterson
The Gospels of Mark and Luke both relay an incident involving a widow's gift to God. Jesus watched as the rich were contributing large sums of money, but then along came a widow with two small coins in her hand. What is so wonderful about this story is that Jesus shows justice; he sees the humble widow giving all she had. A gift so much more worth than a bucket of money from a rich person who can miss it easily. Matthew 19:24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God."
Angel speaks to Esdras "Your mind has utterly failed with regard to this world, and do you think you can understand the way of the Most High? You can't even understand the things that are yours, which you have grown up with. How then can your mind contain the way of the Most High? How can a person who is already corrupted by the corrupt world understand the realm beyond corruption? He said to me, "Go, weigh for me the weight of fire, or measure for me a blast of wind, or call back for me the day that is past."
When Elijah said "Lord, I want to die", (1 Kings 19) God gave him strength to live. Do you bring your troubles before God or before the ungodly man?
About 20 veterans die by suicide each day. A hotline launched in 2007 has answered more than 3.5 million calls, sending help to thousands of people. Help Others...
God needs an army, not an audience
Activist Gary Yourofsky speaks from the depths of his heart. After years of activism, his knowledge is revealed to the world and the result is breathtaking. With a passionate, charismatic and authentic delivery, Gary manages to bring forward the animals' point of view and explain what it is that we owe them. Gary Yourofsky's speech is our first recommendation and a must-see video for anyone who wishes to make this world a more compassionate place, click here. source
Gary has a website, find it here, click!
"From grassroots campaigns to the largest organizations, advocates know that good images are absolutely essential in engaging audiences." - Jo-Anne McArthur. The thousands of images and videos in their Archive are available for free to individuals, organizations, and media outlets worldwide working to help animals. Visit their Archive today ➡️ www.weanimalsarchive.org
Deep respect for the photographers and undercover workers whose soul get ripped apart while taking pictures and collecting evidence
Stop being selfish. Adopt, don't breed, don't shop.
Blessed are the kind of heart that adopt an old being from a shelter instead of shopping for new breed ones
"Yesterday I adopted the oldest, sickest, and sorest shelter dog. I'll never forget his eyes. When I went into the cage he didn't even bother to look, he knew I wouldn't even see him.
Curling around the corner He'd accepted his fate. The volunteer said to me many times... Are you sure this one? Are you sure? YES! This is my dog. He opened the cage and 3 animals fell on me. I ran towards him, suddenly he looked at me as if he saw an angel... I hugged him and told him that now he'll be happy again. Then he sleeps in my lap... probably the first peaceful sleep he ever had. Give it a life. Give it a hug. They need us." From a dad who saved a soul. Credit: Animal Alternative Therapy
Erika & the Sisu Refuge
Ephesians 6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
Meet Erika Lovato, Co-Founder / Director at Sisu Refuge from Jacksonville, North Carolina
Why does God Allow Cruelty?
He does not. You do! He specifically told you to work, ask and pray. He did not say complain and whine only. He warned you about the war you are born into. He gave 10 commandments, yet you made of them 10 suggestions.
You feel lonely? Alone? Go out and help someone. Smash your own ego!
God gave humans a FREE WILL
"Die Armut wurde nicht von Gott geschaffen. Die haben wir hervorgebracht, ich und du mit unserem Egoismus."
"For the sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit,
and the Spirit what is contrary to the sinful nature. They are in
conflict with each other, so that you do not do what you want." ~
The Lord will help when you ask, in your endeavour, and left behind the Holy Spirit. You even have your guardian angel for support. The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with us, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. The fact is..
2 Peter 3:8 with the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.
at an ant colony. And realize how many of them there are, scattered on
this planet. How small they are compared to us, humans. God is
everywhere, but if you do not shout out (PRAY, MEDITATE), stand out, how
the hell is he gonna notice you.
Isaiah 40:22 It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers
We chose to have a free will. With free will comes freedom, and responsibility. But he did not abandon us. We just have to call.Did you call or do you only complain?
God hears prayers and acts upon it:
Genesis 18:20 Then Jehovah said: "The outcry against Sodʹom and Go·morʹrah is indeed great, and their sin is very heavy. I will go down to see whether they are acting according to the outcry that has reached me. And if not, I can get to know it.
He did not create darkness, but light.
Well he actually did, he created day and night (Genesis 1:5) but added the light (moon, stars). If there is no darkness you cannot see the light, same if you never have obstacles in your life you can never truly appreciate when good falls upon you.
He did not create Satan, He created a beautiful angel named Lucifer, the Morningstar, who by his own will, became corrupted.
He wants us to make conscious decisions. It is our own responsibility to help those in need and battle against evil.
100 Year Old Lobster Saved
Vegan woman paid no less than 200 dollars for a huge lobster, almost 24 pounds and more than 100 years old. The money went straight to a restaurant bill, but not for eating it.
Did you know that the shrimp industry removes the eyes of females to make them breed faster. The industry calls it eyestalk ablation.
Now Hiring: Police Officer
Are you interested in becoming part of the occupation with the highest suicide rate of any profession?
If you choose not to kill yourself, you'll be happy to know that a 2013 study published by the National Institutes of Health found the average life expectancy of a police officer to be 57. Does a divorce rate of almost certainty sound great to you? Well then, once you go through an invasive and detailed background check, physiological examination, physical examination, fitness test, written test and a 6 month long (often live in) boot camp style academy, you'll be released to the streets where uncertainty and possible death wait around every corner! source, read more
Romans 13:4 For the one in authority is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God's servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.
Teach Children Respect
It's not the police who need to be retrained, it's the public. We have grown into a mouthy, mobile phone wielding, vulgar, uncivil society with no personal responsibility and the attitude of 'it's the other person's fault', 'you owe me'. A society where children grow up with no boundaries or knowledge or concern for civil society and personal responsibility. When an officer says "Put your hands up," then put your hands up! Don't reach for something in your pocket, your lap, your seat. There's plenty of reason for a police officer to feel threatened, there have been multiple assaults and ambushes on police officers lately. Comply with requests from the officer, have your day in court. Don't mouth off, or fight, or refuse to comply... that escalates the situation.Police officers are our sons and daughters, fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters. They're black, white, brown, all colours, all ethnicities, all faiths, male and female, they are us. They see the worst side of humanity... the raped children, the bloody mangled bodies of traffic victims, the bruised and battered victims of domestic violence, homicide victims, body parts... day after day.They work holidays while we have festive meals with our families. They miss school events with their kids, birthdays, anniversaries, all those special occasions that we take for granted. They work in all types of weather, under dangerous conditions, for relatively low pay.They have extensive training, but they are human. When there are numerous attacks on them, they become hyper vigilant for a reason, they have become targets. When a police officer encounters any person... any person, whether at a traffic stop, a street confrontation, an arrest, whatever... that situation has the potential to become life threatening. You, Mr & Mrs/Miss Civilian, also have the responsibility of keeping the situation from getting out of control.Many law enforcement officers are Veterans. They've been in service to this nation most of their lives, whether on the battlefield or protecting us here at home. They are the only thing that stands between us and anarchy in the streets.If you want to protect your child, teach them respect. - Sheriff D. Clarke
What is civilization?
"Years ago, anthropologist Margaret Mead was asked by a student what she considered to be the first sign of civilization in a culture. The student expected Mead to talk about fishhooks or clay pots or grinding stones.But no. Mead said that the first sign of civilization in an ancient culture was a femur (thighbone) that had been broken and then healed.
Mead explained that in the animal kingdom, if you break your leg, you die. You cannot run from danger, get to the river for a drink or hunt for food. You are meat for prowling beasts.
No animal survives a broken leg long enough for the bone to heal.A broken femur that has healed is evidence that someone has taken time to stay with the one who fell, has bound up the wound, has carried the person to safety and has tended the person through recovery.
Helping someone else through difficulty is where civilization starts, Mead said. We are at our best when we serve others."
Mead's Christian bona fides were clear. Although her parents were atheists, they allowed young Margaret to explore religion for herself, and at age 11 she chose to join the Episcopal Church. "I enjoyed prayer," she wrote in her autobiography, Blackberry Winter. source
What is Animal Welfare?
Animal welfare is not the same as Animal Rights.
Countries that do have animal welfare, apply this to domestic pets. Animals classed as food have no protection.
Animal Rights gives all the species the right to live, not to be exploited.
Don't Shop, Adopt!
Millions of healthy cats and dogs are killed each year but at the same time humans breed millions of new ones for people to buy.
Don't do IVF, Adopt!
If the natural door is closed, stop forcing it, there is another door wide open. An estimated 153 million children worldwide are orphans (UNICEF).
Our loneliness is a mirage
When Elisha's servant became absolutely "unglued" seeing that an enemy had surrounded the two of them he probably thought, "Time up" and "Game over." "Just get me out of here!"
But, then his master said a strange
thing to him. Elisha said, "Do not be afraid, for those who are with us
are more than those who are with them" (2 Kings 6:16).
Can you imagine what this poor servant thought of Elisha's remark? "Yah...right. Here we sit alone and surrounded by enemy forces and you want me to think there's more of 'us' than them?"
So Elisha patiently prayed for his terrified partner, "O Lord, please open his eyes that he may see. So the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha" (2 Kings 6:17, ESV).
These were invisible angel warriors made temporarily visible to humans. Yes. This story should remind all of us that when we feel utterly alone and abandoned, we are not. It only "appears" that way to us. Our loneliness is a mirage.
Cherubim in the Bible: "In appearance their form was human, but each of them had four faces and four wings. Their legs were straight; their feet were like those of a calf... had the face of a human being, and on the right side each had the face of a lion, and on the left the face of an ox; each also had the face of an eagle. They each had two wings spreading out upward...and each had two other wings covering its body..." what makes you think angels are only in human form. Be careful WHO you EAT, exploit and abuse. Eat what grows, not who is born.
...it honestly didn't matter how we humans got to be the way we are, whether evolution or special creation was responsible. What mattered and mattered desperately was our future development. Were we going to go on destroying God's creation, fighting each other, hurting the other creatures of the His planet?"- Jane Goodall
Yes. All Small Acts Matter Too.
A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching. Be the change you want to see in the world.
The Murder of Regan Russell
2020 - Canada made making it illegal for citizens to film the suffering of animals inside meat farms or transportation trucks taking them to slaughter
'BURLINGTON - Animal Justice is condemning the tragic death of Regan Russell, a compassionate animal advocate who was killed today outside of the Fearmans Pork Inc. slaughterhouse in Burlington, Ontario in Canada. She was violently run over by a transport truck as she attended a peaceful vigil outside of the facility.' source
This beautiful and kind person went to one of the saddest places on earth, to offer love to terrified pigs before they are slaughtered. As the truck carrying pigs arrived, she approached the pigs to comfort them, but the truck driver accelerated, run her over, and killed her.
Her only crime was to try to comfort the pigs for a few seconds before they get inside the slaughterhouse. Here is Regan on video, click!
Regan was killed a few days after Bill 156 passed in Ontario, making it illegal for citizens to film the suffering of animals inside meat farms or transportation trucks taking them to slaughter.
This bill was promoted by the meat industry, which is concerned that such footage may reduce the public's appetite for its products. Tragically, it seems that Regan's killing was not caught on camera and that the authorities have decided to classify her killing as an accident. Source, source, source, source
And the world responds on the death of Animal Rights activist, Regan Russell...
AN ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST WAS RUN DOWN BY A SLAUGHTERHOUSE TRUCK AT A VIGIL FOR PIGS. She was dragged 50 feet to her death. People at the scene said it was deliberate murder.
One description....."The 2 minutes was up and she was walking away from the truck. The truck turned off harvester into fearman's sped up and she tried to get out of the way and he drove over her dragging her under his front. source
And this is how they respond.
No respect for animal life. No respect for human lives.
We see this often, well known psychological disorders.
Psalm 37:12 The wicked plots against the righteous and gnashes his teeth at him
A slaughterhouse truck driver runs into a pedestrian and then smiles
Slaughterhouse worker attempts to kill activist
50-foot trail of Regan Russell's blood
"I highlighted the 50-foot trail of Regan Russell's blood being removed after she was severed by a Brussels Transport truck with 175 pig victims, whose driver accelerated into Regan.￼ SWARM the page of disgraceful Halton Police who laid only a traffic charge vs. the driver: https://www.facebook.com/HaltonPoliceService/ - at Halton Regional Police Service." (source)
Only a traffic charge... if you are compassionate in this world, you mean NOTHING. You only count if you make money for Satan.
"What shocks me the most is that people seem almost schizophrenic when you talk about the horrible conditions in the intensive companies, the cruel accumulation of sensitive creatures in small spaces - such horrible conditions obligate them to constantly administer antibiotics to them to keep alive or they would let themselves die.
I often describe the nightmare of transport - if they fall during transport, she will be picked up with a broken leg - and slaughterhouses where so many animals are not even stunned before being skinned alive or in boiling water.
Of course it hurts terribly.
When I tell this to people, they often say, "Oh please, don't talk about it, I'm too sensitive and I love animals." And I think, "What could have gone off the rails in this brain ?!" - Jane (source) Don't (YOU) be the cause of an animals misery: 👉 🌱vegankit.com 🌱
After Pork Giant Was Exposed for Cruel Killings, the FBI Pursued Its Critics
2021 - The agency, seeking information on an animal rights group, attempted to recruit a former truck driver as an informant, the truck driver says. Read full article here
Utter disrespect for human and animal life
Counter protestors celebrated Regan Russels death with a bbq
Resident throws live pig at an animal right activist
These are no people, these are demons.
Hunt monitors and saboteurs are thorns in the sides of hunters
After all, without anyone monitoring them, hunts would get away with illegally killing our wildlife with total impunity. Just a couple of months ago, Mark Pearson, huntmaster of the same South Dorset Hunt, was found guilty of illegal hunting after the pack killed two foxes in November 2021. Unaware that he was being filmed, Pearson continually encouraged the hounds to "carry on" chasing one of the foxes. Footage from WAR monitors was used to prosecute Pearson, and was key to finding him guilty. Pearson was fined £6,810 including costs. Read more
Hunters slash tyres of hunt saboteurs
Dec 2022, read more> Not only have they slashed ALL the tyres on both of the Landys and tried but failed to break into another members garage, they have also slashed the tyres on a member of North Dorset Hunt Saboteurs vehicle as well.
2022 Hunters beat up a 77 year old hunt sab
Sabs document the hunt, they use no violence unlike the hunters! Read more, december 2022
2021 Hunt saboteur brutally beaten and 'left to die' for trying to protect animals
May 2021> A hunt saboteur was brutally beaten and left for dead after confronting a group of badger baiters in Bolton. The Manchester Hunt Sabs member even had part of his ear ripped off in what has been described as a "disturbing attack".The victim will need plastic surgery on his ear after it was partially ripped off (source)
Hunters abuse their own horses
Duct tapes, whipped, hunters really are beasts.. documented by Staffordshire Hunt Sabs in January 2023
Animal sanctuary owner charged for refusing to return cows to beef farm
A New York animal sanctuary boss was arrested after she allegedly refused to return some missing cows to their owner.
Tracy Murphy of Asha's Farm Sanctuary could face up to seven years in prison if convicted after a missing steer and heifer escaped from a nearby farm and ended up on her property. source
the world has no mercy when animals run for their freedom..
The Strange Devolution of Sea Shepherd
In 1977 I created an organization that I named the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. I also created the logos including the iconic Jolly Roger.
I worked for years without pay, organizing ships and crews and launching controversial campaigns. I was beaten, arrested and accused of many thing in an attempt to demonize me.
The organization became an international movement. We had our own TV show: Whale Wars. We made documentaries and we wrote books.
Over a period of 50 years, I commanded numerous ships on hundreds of campaigns, from the high arctic to the Southern Ocean, in the waters of the Pacific, the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean, in the Baltic, the Mediterranean, from the Galapagos to Pitcairn, From the Labrador Coast to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. through the Panama Canal, the Suez Canal and the Kiel Canal. Along the Aleutians to the shores of Siberia. So many ports of call and so many confrontations with whalers, sealers, poachers, turtle killers, dolphin murderers and the evil that is destroying life in the sea.
With me, over the years there were thousands of passionate crew members who worked hard long hours in remote hostile waters.
We were Sea Shepherd. We were confrontational and controversial, and we got things done. We saved lives in the deep and we delivered a strong and persistent message to the world that the Ocean is dying and when the Ocean dies, we all die, our children die, everything we love and treasure will be gone.
There is nothing more important than the conservation, defense and protection of marine biodiversity - absolutely nothing because the Ocean is the foundation of life.
For 50 years I have campaigned for life, for the Ocean and the future.
And yet today I have been threatened with trademark violations if I wear a shirt with the name or logos of Sea Shepherd. Anyone can buy a Sea Shepherd shirt and they can wear it EXCEPT for myself.
My official face book page was shut down for 30 days because I was accused of trademark violations. The violation was a banner photo of myself wearing a Sea Shepherd shirt in front of a Sea Shepherd flag.
I was told that my history and my reputation is an embarrassment to those who now run Sea Shepherd USA. I was too outspoken, too controversial, too confrontational for the current Board of Directors and thus my picture, my history and my bio have been removed from the website of the organization that I founded.
Too many complaints from fishing industries and governments that we upset.
As a result, the founder of Sea Shepherd and the leader of decades of campaigns is not allowed to use the Sea Shepherd name or the logos of the movement I created.
This aggressive attempt to silence me will not work. I have created the Captain Paul Watson Foundation. They at least do not own my name.
And with the Foundation I intend to carry on in the spirit of aggressive non-violence to do all that we can to defend, protect and conserve life in the sea.
They can take the name and logos I created, they can take the flag and they can continue to own and control something they had no part in creating.
But the one thing they can never take is the passion, the courage, the persistence, and the imagination that can recreate what once was the greatest marine conservation movement on the planet and will continue to be once again.
Thank you to Sea Shepherd France, the United Kingdom, Brazil, New Zealand, Austria and Tahiti for standing by me and for recognizing the importance to be what we need to be and that is to be both confrontational and very controversial as we continue to make waves. > source, Paul Watson fb 2022
Portrait by Sheppard Fairey
Amazon Fires Explained
Brazil's Kayapo people rejected milions from dam building companies. "we have decided that we do not want a single penny of your dirty money. Our river does not have a price, our fish that we eat does not have a price, and the happiness of our grandchildren does not have a price."
The deadliest environmental causes in 2018: Protesting mining, agribusiness, dams
December 2018, the bodies of brothers Neri and Domingo Esteban Pedro were found along the banks of Guatemala's Yal Witz River, shot in the head. The two had recently rallied against a dam in the Ixquisis region of San Mateo Ixtatán in the western part of the country. Their fate was not unique. According to a newly released report from the non-governmental organization Global Witness, at least 164 environmental activists were killed in 2018 alone. The deadliest industries to oppose: mining (43 deaths), agribusiness (21 deaths), and dams and other water resources (17 deaths).
The Amazon Is Still Burning. Blame Beef. In the Brazilian Amazon cattle ranchers and loggers - emboldened by President Jair Bolsonaro - are clearing and burning huge swaths of rainforest every day in the name of 'progress': Why Amazon Fires Keep Raging 10 Years After a Deal to End Them
Worldwide Animal Abuse
The importance of documenting so consumers know the truth..
Dutch Profit Farmers demand higher sentences against animal activists
The Dutch profit farmers (or Farmer Defence Force, as they call themselves) demand higher sentences against animal activists: "For the next stable occupation it is not a question of whether there will be fatalities, but how many." Violent farmers do not even acknowledge animals are living beings.
Such 'farmers' are psychopaths; serial killers also do not acknowledge the lives and suffering of their victims.
These are not men. Men do not exploit and murder the weakest of society. Real men only kill in times of survival.
Is just one of the many violent meat eaters online who for some reason visit vegan pages only to spew hate and post threats. Plaban belongs to a majority in this world.
Jesus Christ "If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you"
A word of encouragement
Jeremiah the prophet lived in the final days of the crumbling nation of Judah. He was, appropriately, the last prophet that God sent to preach to the southern kingdom, which comprised the tribes of Judah and Benjamin. God had repeatedly warned Israel to stop their idolatrous behavior, but they would not listen, so He tore the 12 tribes asunder, sending the 10 northern tribes into captivity at the hands of the Assyrians. Then God sent Jeremiah to give Judah the last warning before He cast them out of the land, decimating the nation and sending them into captivity in the pagan kingdom of Babylon. Jeremiah, a faithful, God-fearing man, was called to tell Judah that, because of their unrepentant sin, their God had turned against them and was now prepared to remove them from the land at the hands of a pagan king.
Jeremiah begged the people to listen but they did not, no matter how hard he tried. There was no
human comfort for him and his friends had turned their backs on him.
The adulterous people had become so hardened by the numbing effects of sin that they no longer believed God, nor did they fear Him.
preached for 40 years, and not once did he see any real success in
changing or softening the hearts and minds of his stubborn, idolatrous
people. The other prophets of Israel had witnessed some successes, at
least for a little while, but not Jeremiah. He was speaking to a brick
wall; however, his words were not wasted. They were pearls being cast
before swine, in a sense, and they were convicting every person who
heard them and refused to heed the warning.
Jeremiah tried to make the people understand their problem was a lack of belief, trust, and faith in God, along with an absence of fear that caused them to take Him for granted. It is easy to be lulled into a false sense of security, especially when the focus is not on God. The nation of Israel, just like many nations today, had stopped putting God first and had replaced Him with false gods, those that would not make them feel guilty or convict them of sin.
God had delivered His people from bondage in Egypt, had performed miracles before them, and had even parted the waters of the sea for them. In spite of all these displays of God's power, they returned to the false practices they had learned in Egypt, even making vows to the false "queen of heaven," along with performing the other rites and rituals that were part of the Egyptian culture and religion.
God finally turned them over to their idolatry, saying, "Go ahead, then; do what you promised! Keep your vows!" (Jeremiah 44:25).
What we learn from the life of Jeremiah is the comfort of knowing that, just like every believer of God can experience rejection, depression, and discouragement in their walk with the Lord. This is a normal part of growing spiritually, because our sinful nature fights against our new nature, that which is born of the Spirit of God, according to Galatians 5:17: "For the sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the sinful nature. They are in conflict with each other, so that you do not do what you want." But, just as Jeremiah found, we can know that the faithfulness of our God is infinite; even when we are unfaithful to Him, He remains steadfast (2 Timothy 2:13).
Jeremiah was given the task of delivering an unpopular, convicting message to Judah, one that caused him great mental anguish, as well as making him despised in the eyes of his people. God says that His truth sounds like "foolishness" to those who are lost, but to believers it is the very words of life (1 Corinthians 1:18). He also says that the time will come when people will not tolerate the truth (2 Timothy 4:3-4). Those in Judah in Jeremiah's day did not want to hear what he had to say, and his constant warning of judgment annoyed them. This is true of the world today, as believers who are following God's instructions are warning the lost and dying world of impending judgment (Revelation 3:10). Even though most are not listening, we must persevere in proclaiming truth in order to rescue some from the terrible judgment that will inevitably come.
Be the Change You Want to See in the World
(source) 1979, crime rates in New York were spiking. People were angry, frustrated with an impotent police force, the drugs, the indiscriminate muggings. That year, a few of them decided to take matters into their own hands. Led by the 23-year-old night manager of a store in the Bronx, the Guardian Angels began patrolling the city as unarmed crime stoppers. New Yorkers cheered when a volunteer army of tough young men in red berets began riding the trains with them, patrolling the city's underground every night of the week, beating up muggers and holding them for cops.
Revelation 21:8 But as for the cowardly, the faithless, ... their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death."
Numbers 35:33 You shall not pollute the land in which you live
A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
Hold People Accountable
James 4:17 So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.
2020 - SeaWorld has announced that it's ending the practice of letting trainers ride astride dolphins during shows. Animal rights activists have been asking for years for the practice to be banned.
What animal activists uncover
The RSPCA's mission as an organisation is to "to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection". In response we ask - what kind of supposed 'animal protection' organisation would promote cramming 38,250 chickens into a single shed? Or promote the consumption of slaughtered animals' bodies? What kind of 'animal protection' organisation promotes the breeding, raising and slaughter of animals - animals whose bodies are almost guaranteed to have debilitating deformities due to their rapid growth from years of humans selectively breeding them? No animal protection organisation. The RSPCA is nothing but a branch of the animal agriculture industry, profiting off the backs of exploited animals and lying to consumers, leading them to believe that you can use and abuse someone 'ethically'. See the full campaign and demand an Independent Office of Animal Protection (source)
Rescuing animals is NOT a crime!
All charges against the MBR 12 - the 3 liberators and the 9 wrongly accused - have now been DROPPED!
Despite the CPS owing it to a 'lack of evidence', we're preeeetty sure there's a fair amount of compelling evidence 😉 and we know the real reason the charges were dropped is that they're too scared to take it to court. 2022, fb source
Corporate Watch spoke to an activist with Shut Down T&S Rabbits, a UK campaign which recently succeeded in closing down a network of rabbit meat and fur farms. 2022, source, read more
Getting a 2nd chance in life - from factory and death to life and love
Romans 3:13 "Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit."
Ads Vs Reality: False Advertising
In an article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, doctors speak about a sport related story that has been brought into the world by the PR machines behind the food industry that, like the tobacco industry, misleads people through "denial, doubt and confusion."
Doctors are very aware of industries and governments misleading the mass. However, Satan actually is not guilty here. You are the one, if aware, who decides to buy these products. To use these products, and with it, keeping the animal cruelty alive.
Proverbs 24:11-12 Rescue those who are being taken away to death; hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter.
Ads Vs Reality: False Advertising
Proverbs 31:8 Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute.
CALL FOR SOLIDARITY
Malcolm Klimowicz facing 10 years in prison for...... filming at a mink farm in Ontario......
In 2017 Malcolm Klimowicz did a number of undercover investigations of mink farms in Ontario, Canada. Unsurprisingly the self regulated industry was not happy to have footage of what goes on within their farms viewable to the public. Klimowicz handed over a legal complaint to the OSPCA (Ontario Society For The Protection Of Animals) along with the footage. The complaint documented observations of injured and infected animals being denied medical treatment. Unsanitary living conditions - cages and rotten food covered in faeces. After lengthly legal proceedings, two charges were defeated but Klimowicz is now facing 10 years in prison just for filming at the Walt Freeman mink farm in Battersea, Ontario.
These court cases have been coined the #MinkTrial
pits of urine releasing toxic ammonia fumes, and other forms of neglect
all typical within the fur industry. The OSPCA took no action against
the farms but a few months later police laid 3 charges of break &
enter (at 3 different mink farms) despite the fact no property damage or
other crimes had been committed.
Animal Ag has a long history of targeting whistleblowers and activists, using their billions to fund the creation of laws that criminalise people for exposing what goes on within the industry.
So this is a call for
solidarity against state repression alongside the indefensible evil that
is the fur trade. Support our comrade on trial and our many comrades
trapped in fur farms across the world. Get to the nearest fur farm,
Canadian embassy or shop that sells fur. Solidarity comes in many forms,
take as many as you are able. Now is the time to double down on our
efforts to defeat the fur trade.
Thanks to the 23 thousand plus emails sent to the court requesting the trial be viewable to the public, here is the YouTube link where anyone can watch the trial online .
Here are links to more info about the investigations and campaign as well as the fundraiser for legal fees, end fur farming, gofundme
CALL FOR SOLIDARITY
picture above from FB page (source)
underneath random video - these fur cruelty farms are happening worldwide
Niclas Pettersson, mink murderer
Sweden, december 2020 (source of this article) - campaigning against the fur industry will get you imprisoned. Multiple activists have even been fined for protesting Niclas Pettersson's fur farm in Falkernberg. A few folks were fined after being charged with trespass and (you can't make this up) wearing a mask at a protest. The fines account to 30,000 SEK (around 3000 EUR) and they have opened up a couple of income streams for anyone to donate and help get those fines covered. Thanks to our patrons and folks buying merch, we sent 600GBP their way just this morning, but we are asking to anyone who is able to donate, even if it is just 10 coins, to do so! Any amount will help getting rid of the burden of fines by the state. You can donate by PayPal using their email address: email@example.com
Or you can order some of their merch here: www.djurfront.com/merch
You can follow Djurfront and what they are doing with their campaigns on https://djurfront.com/ or on social media. Please remember that it is everybody's responsibility to show solidarity and love to prisoners and activists being bashed by the state. The fight is long and we are likely to see more people being targeted by a system that was programmed to protect itself. Capitalism is a massive monster, but our solidarity and strength can topple even the biggest of enemies.
Satanic family; like mother like son. ''The almost bald man on the left is the last mink farmer in Falkenberg and next to what we understood his mother. One might think it's a selfie stick at first but no, a golf club. This in an attempt to scare activists from paying attention to the mink farm that kills 20,000 minks every year. But that attempt failed completely because the campaign spread widely.' source
Protesters labeled as 'extremists/terrorists'
The labelling of the likes of animal cruelty aware protesters as 'extremists' must stop. Who is the extreme terrorist, he who kills all day or he who protests against it? The usual tactic is as followed; first to ignore, then to ridicule, then to portray as extremists with half lies or suggestions which will result in their loss of job or freedom.
"I understand the emotion, but we have to get these figures (animal friends) away. Either behind bars, or out of land, or so many fines that they can only run newspaper districts."
2020, the rise of the Farmers Defense Force in Holland: Mischa Bouwer, spokesperson for Farmers Defense Force and mink breeder about fur ban: "My father and I will just go abroad. I'm watching Wisconsin now; there is no minimum for the size of a mink's cage.
If you want to, you can just stuff a mink in a carton of milk".
March 2020 - dairy farmer Bennie Stevelink is threatened by fellow farmers after writing an opinion in a magazine. What particularly disturbs him is the hysteria and laziness in numerous discussions. "Lying hard, distorting facts and the unreasonableness in some of the responses eats the most," says Stevelink. In recent years, arable farmer Piet Hermus has also had threats. He is concerned about the climate and its consequences, especially for farmers. In the past few years it has already caused him several death threats in the form of letters, dead mice and a dead rat at the beginning of 2019. source
Politics of Demonization by Serving Own Interests
Australia: Wildlife killer/hunter Jewell Crossberg has been appointed to a position in the Western Australian Department of Biodiversity and Conservation.
USA: Anna Seidman who has worked for over 20 years as a lawyer for Safari Club International (SCI), a group whose main function is to chip away at protections for animals frequently targeted by hunters has been appointed as new representative for the Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS)'s international affairs program.
Prime Minister of Australia
'Recent protests by animal welfare activists on Australian abattoirs and farms and city streets triggered a backlash from meat-lovers and MPs. The activists were labelled "un-Australian" by the Prime Minister and others, and the protests prompted calls for tougher trespass laws and penalties.
Protests have continued more recently, with a Perth restaurant targeted earlier this month.
But it's not just activists who are concerned about animals. A recent report commissioned by the federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources suggests it's the majority of Australians who care about animal welfare. The report included a survey of 1,521 people: 95% of respondents viewed farm animal welfare with concern, and 91% want reform to address this'. source
Minister of Justice and Security in the Netherlands
Quoting the Minister of Justice and Security in the Netherlands, Ferdinand Grapperhaus (from the political party CDA, false Christians, and who comes from a pig farmer's family): "we have to get these figures (>animal friends) away. Either behind bars, or out of land, or so many fines that they can only run newspaper districts."
He said this at a members' meeting of the pig farmers for the mistreatment of civilians who peacefully resist the horrible way the animals are being treated. He called for theft of their vehicles and said the animal friendly supporters should be maimed with high pressure sprayers (which is hazardous when misdirected, strong enough to damage skin in an instant). Now to make this even more bizarre: animal right groups filed a complaint. Shortly they were informed that citizens cannot file a complaint because Grapperhaus is a minister, making him inviolable for ordinary citizens....
Animal Cruelty in the Krimpenerwaard (the Netherlands), veterinarian life: threats and abuse by hunters, farmers and municipal
Men in balaclavas throw murdered swan baby over the fence of vet
Polder terror against the swans and their protector continues unaffected in the Krimpenerwaard (Netherlands) (source)
again the mute swans and their protector veterinarian / lawyer Saskia
Van Rooy in the Krimpenerwaard are the target of an act of terror,
violence and aggression. Camera footage shows two men in balaclavas
throwing a murdered baby swan over the fence of Saskia's house in
Stolwijk on Thursday night, August 13, 2020 at 1.57 am in order to
threaten and intimidate her with death. The next day, Saskia found the
dead swan baby in front of her house, who had a noticeable illegally
broken neck and several bruises on the legs. Given that the perpetrators
walk on Crocs who usually carry farmers and contractors into the
stable, Saskia suspects that the young perpetrators should be sought in
that direction.... The terror against the swans and their protectors can continue for years
due to a failing provincial and municipal government, which does not
prioritize the control of hunters and farmers in the fight against swans
and other animal species. The toll that Saskia pays for protecting
swans and other animals in court, in the field and in the city council
as Party Chairman of Dierbaar Krimpenerwaard is very high and almost
unbearable. In recent years, Saskia has been severely abused,
threatened, chased and blocked on several occasions by swan-drifters,
but also by hunters, farmers, contractors, swan-haters and their
sympathizers. Saskia's house and car have been pelted several times in
recent years with live swan embryos, swan eggs, chicken eggs, mud and
engine oil. Saskia's car was also sabotaged several times in order to
have her crash.
At the end of 2019, Saskia was also threatened at her house. A dead cat and a pit bale about 2 meters wide had been dumped on the bridge of her house. The silage bale blocked access to / from Saskia's house for three days. The dead cat immediately reminded Saskia of the death threat of a hunter from the Krimpenerwaard Wild Management Unit (Wildbeheereenheid Krimpenerwaard), who had called her "a stray kitten who had to be neutralized or eliminated" during a committee meeting of the city council. For years now, Saskia has been called "Dirty swan whore" almost every week by sympathizers of hunters and farmers; people she often doesn't even know.
Krimpenerwaard Zuid Holland, Van God Los
What kinda corward must a man be to threaten a woman that takes care of animals? These are not men. These are cowards, demons.
Krimpenerwaard is not only a true hell for the animals that live there,
but also for their protector. Bowing to violence and stopping to
protect animals is nevertheless not an option for Saskia.
Veterinarian Saskia van Rooy: "I was severely abused by slaughterhouse staff"
Krimpenerwaard municipal official threatens veterinarian on public roads
Krimpenerwaard municipal official threatens veterinarian on public roads
Harassment and blocking house of animal protector Saskia van Rooy
Support Saskia's fight for the protection of animals and make a donation to Stichting Dierenradar on account number NL67 INGB 0007 4040 85.
Compassion is a crime
In this by Satan ruled world, compassion is a crime.
Anita Krajnc is being criminally charged for this very incident, when she gave water to exhausted pigs during a scorching hot day in June this year (source)
At least 164 environmental activists were killed in 2018 alone. The deadliest industries to oppose: mining (43 deaths), agribusiness (21 deaths), and dams and other water resources (17 deaths). Over half of the killings took place in Latin America. "They say we are terrorists, delinquents, assassins and that we have armed groups here, but really they're just killing us," said Joel Raymundo, a member of the Peaceful Resistance of Ixquisis movement.
Another Example of Greed supported by gov with no respect for Life
Many of the thousands of fires burning in Brazil's Amazon are set by ranchers. The Amazon Is Still Burning. Blame Beef. In the lawless heart of the Brazilian Amazon, cattle ranchers and loggers - emboldened by President Jair Bolsonaro - are clearing and burning huge swaths of rainforest every day in the name of progress. And it has a lot to do with beef. Brazil is the world's largest exporter of beef. About half of the cattle are raised on pasture that used to be rainforest. And demand is growing. I'm visiting an annual barbecue and auction near the Jamanxim. But it's not your typical backyard get-together. Some landowners and ranchers here brazenly defy environmental laws. Last year, a government report linked this man, a union leader, to land-grabbing schemes. This woman, head of a national association, was fined for burning 350 acres of rainforest. This man, a local mayor, was caught destroying over 700 acres of virgin rainforest inside the Jamanxim reserve. They all deny wrongdoing. What producers here want is to privatize the reserves, and there's hostility here towards anyone who tries to stop them. source
Butterfly defender murdered
A second man connected with one of Mexico's largest butterfly sanctuaries is dead. The body of Raúl Hernández Romero, 44, was found on Saturday, February 1, with injuries that suggest he had been beaten with a sharp object.
Authorities do not yet know if Hernández Romero's death and the death of Homero Gómez González are related or if the deaths are tied to the men's environmental conservation efforts, The Washington Post reports.
Environmental and human rights campaigners in Latin America literally put their lives on the line in their day-to-day work: Mexican activist Simón Pedro Pérez López was dedicated to protecting nature and fighting for the indigenous communities of Chiapas state. He was recently targeted in a drive-by shooting - gunned down before the eyes of his son. source
British journalist and Brazilian anthropologist murdered
(June 2022, source) They were on assignment in the Amazon. The two men had received death threats a few days before their disappearance. Authorities have said a main line of the police investigation into the disappearance has pointed to an international network that pays poor fishermen to fish illegally in the Javari Valley reserve, which is Brazil's second-largest Indigenous territory.
Mr. Pereira, who previously led the local bureau of the Brazilian government's Indigenous agency, known as FUNAI, had taken part in several operations against illegal fishing. In such operations, as a rule, the fishing gear is seized or destroyed, while the fishermen are fined and briefly detained. Only the Indigenous can legally fish in their territories.
More than four land and environment defenders were killed every week in 2019
Most killings went unpunished and the true number of deaths is likely to be much higher as many go undocumented.
A record number of environmental activists were murdered in 2020
More than 200 environmental activists were killed worldwide last year. According to the British human rights organization Global Witness, never before have so many activists been killed. "Usually, indigenous people defending their ancestral lands are targeted."
Most conservationists and environmentalists were killed in Colombia: 65. In Mexico, the number of confirmed deaths is 30, followed by the Philippines with 29 and Brazil with 20.
"2020 was the worst year to date.
Aggression against environmental and human rights activists has increased sharply," said Lourdes Castro of the Colombian organization Somos Defensores. The actual number is likely higher, according to the human rights organization, due to unreported or misrepresented cases, especially in Africa. In 2019, at least 212 environmental activists were killed worldwide.
Especially forestry Mainly behind the acts of violence are companies, farmers and, in some cases, governments.
But criminal gangs, paramilitary groups and rebels are also killing activists.
Globally, most of the killings of environmentalists were related to forestry, followed by water and dam construction projects and agriculture, according to the Global Witness report. source
The conservation community mourns Sarapo Ka'apor
Sarapo Ka'apor, the leader of Brazil's Ka'apor indigenous people, has died suddenly at the age of 45. The circumstances of his death are unclear. The Ka'apor fear their leader has been poisoned and are demanding that the authorities investigate the cause of his death. source
Protecting nature is life-threatening in Colombia: 'Dozens of activists are killed every year'
2000> In some countries, environmentalists are not sure about their lives. Colombia is the most dangerous, where dozens of activists are killed every year for speaking out against environmentally polluting projects.source
Cambodia: Ten years in prison for protecting nature
We see it again and again - activists in the global South take serious risks to protect nature. Our young friends from Mother Nature Cambodia put their futures on the line - all six are behind bars and face sentences of up to ten years. Their "crime": peacefully campaigning for the preservation of Tamok lake near Phnom Penh. The wetlands were placed under protection in 2016, but have since been carved up and filled in step by step and handed over to property developers. "These outrageous charges are a blatant attempt to silence and intimidate not only Mother Nature Cambodia, but an entire generation of Cambodian youth who have dared to stand up for human rights and environmental justice," says Ming Yu Hah of Amnesty International. source
Married British botanists were beaten to death and fed to CROCODILES by robbers who killed them in South African nature reserve
2022 - The internationally renowned botanists were interviewed by TV presenter Nick Bailey for an episode of Gardeners World as they searched the Drakensberg Mountain region for rare Gladioli flower seeds. source
Be the Change You Want to See in the World
Netherlands - Action group tried to prevent forest clearing
Since Friday morning 28 January h02022, forest protectors have taken action in the Sterrebos against the felling by VDLNedcar. The activists had climbed the trees and stayed there for days until they were taken out. www.redhetsterrebos.nl
The message on their page was as follows "The
Sterrebos is a small, quiet, wild forest near Born in Limburg. The
forest was planted in the 18th century as a logging forest for the
national monumental Castle Wolfrath. Many of the trees are 200 years
old, an old-growth forest in the making! The forest is home to a great
deal of biodiversity and offers a safe place for deers, badgers, bats
and dozens of birds species. VDL
Nedcar is a car manufacturing company that claims to be prioritize
sustainability on their website. However, their current project is to
expand their production unit by clearing the major part of the
Sterrebos, which was assessed as the most economically feasible
solution. Their aim is to increase the number of cars produced each year
in order to attract more clients and their project was approved by the
province Limburg. If VDL Nedcar and the Province of Limburg get their
way, more than half of the Sterrebos will be cut down in October 2021,
possibly sooner. However,
in an era of ecological and climate disaster, it is our role as
citizens to prevent nature from being destroyed. Especially for the
economic interests of a company which is not even honest about its own
is irresponsible to cut down a forest which has a carbon capture
crucial role and is home to so much biodiversity. We cannot accept that!
It is happening right in front of us, and this is why we have the power
to prevent it.
The aim of this page will therefore be to take action together and save the Sterrebos!" A woman who supported the campaign posted the image below from a book she read about the Chipko movement. It fits perfectly...
"so much has already been lost - animals, plants, traditional ways of life - that it looks like the earth's wealth will disappear unless rich countries help by investing billions. But the solution of major problems often starts on a small scale. The Chipko movement arose in India when women in a village threw their arms around trees that had to be cut down to make room for a factory. Through their action, the women made it clear to the loggers that cutting down the trees was only possible by sawing the women as well. They had seen that the disappearance of trees led to flooding, washing away villages, roads and bridges. The Chipko ('embrace the tree') movement has spread all over India. This shows that even those of limited power can really change our attitude toward the Earth."
Dutch politician calls for violence against animal friends
2020 - in the Netherlands: Ferdinand Grapperhaus, a Dutch politician (from the political party CDA, false Christians) serving as Minister of Justice and Security who (he comes from a pig farmer's family) called out at a members' meeting of the pig farmers for the mistreatment of civilians who peacefully resist the horrible way the animals are being treated. He called for theft of their vehicles and said the animal friendly supporters should be maimed with high pressure sprayers.
Pressure washers can cause serious injuries including lacerations, punctures, and eye damage. Based on the latest data, it's estimated pressure washers send more than 6-thousand people a year to emergency rooms
(source) On December 5, 12 (animal interest) organizations and 122 people reported the minister. The declaration contains three complaints.
First, the minister calls for theft (the cars of activists) to be committed, and second, for the mistreatment of animal activists (the high-pressure sprayer).
Third, Grapperhaus's statements incite hatred, discrimination or violence against animal rights activists, and are deliberately insulting. On January 6 came the message that Grapperhaus made his statements from his position as minister of security and justice and is thus inviolable for ordinary citizens. That is why the organizations converted the declaration into a complaint.
The committee decides in July 2020 on the matter, stating: "The defendant seems to identify strongly with the pig farmers present and to make animal extremists and activists a common enemy." (source) The Advisory Committee also acknowledges that statements ("load activists' cars on a flat cart and take them with you") and ("With a high pressure gun you can chase off the activist") can be interpreted as aggressive. "The defendant has [...] charged with serious suspicion of partiality, which is not in line with his position as Minister of Justice and Security for all Dutch people."
That is the decision of the Ministry of Justice and Security in response to the complaint that 12 organizations and 118 people filed against the Minister of Justice and Security, F.B.J. Grapperhaus (the accused), because of his remarks at the General Members' Meeting of the Producer Organization for Pig Farming (POV).
Dutch Politician Ferdinand Grapperhaus: Gluttony, Pride, Lies.
Liar 'Grapperhaus denied before that he had withheld from the House of Representatives a sensitive report on influencing senior officials. The report discusses the improper modification and removal of research results from the Justice and Security Inspectorate. In total, seven whistleblowers reported improper influence in 2017. Among other things, there were reports of abuses at the Immigration and Naturalization Service (IND). For example, torture videos and child pornography were found on asylum seekers' telephones, but no actions were taken'.
Grapperhaus once again caught lying. While calling everybody an asshole who does not follow the corona rules, such as sticking to the 1.5 meter distance, his wedding pictures showed he did not do so himself, nor his guests. At all. But everybody else can get a big fine AND a criminal record. And is an asshole according to this obese turd.
12 Rangers Among 17 Killed in Virunga National Park
- Virunga National Park officials say 17 people were killed in a sustained attack not far from the park's headquarters.
- Armed rebel groups involved in poaching and illegal charcoal production are believed to be responsible.
- Virunga National Park was closed for 8 months from May 2018 following a spate of attacks on visitors by armed groups. (source)
7 aid workers and guide cowardly murdered by islamic terrorists at giraffe reserve
Jihadist militants on motorcycles killed six French aid workers and their local guide and driver in a giraffe park in Niger on Sunday, according to government officials, the latest attack in a nation hailed by western nations as a bulwark against a rising tide of Islamist militancy across West Africa (source)
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A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
Virunga National Park confirms the deaths of 6 Park Rangers in an attack by armed assailants on the morning of Sunday 10th January 2021
(source) 1 other Ranger was seriously wounded in the assault. The Ranger has been evacuated to hospital in Goma and his injuries are no longer considered life-threatening.
At approximately 07.30am local time, the Rangers were ambushed while on foot patrol inside the Park. The attack took place near Kabuendo, which is located near the border of the Park, in the Central sector, between Nyamilima and Niamitwitwi. Preliminary investigations indicate that the Rangers were taken by surprise and had no opportunity to defend themselves, and that those responsible for the attack are local Mai-Mai groups.
The identities of the Rangers who lost their lives are:
BURHANI ABDOU Surumwe, aged 30 years
KAMATE MUNDUNAENDA Alexis, aged 25 years
MANENO KATAGHALIRWA Reagan, aged 27 years
KIBANJA BASHEKERE Eric, aged 28 years
PALUKU BUDOYI Innocent, aged 28 years
NZABONIMPA NTAMAKIRIRO Prince, aged 27 years
Virunga National Park deeply regrets the tragic loss of life among its Rangers, who work tirelessly and with dedication to protect both the Park and the neighbouring communities from the tyranny of armed groups. Their sacrifice will not be forgotten nor be in vain.
The Rangers of the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature are agents of the Congolese State. They do not have military status and their actions do not fall under the law of conflict. All efforts will be undertaken to bring the perpetrators to justice and sustain the rule of law within the Park.
Virunga National Park remains committed to delivering development initiatives that benefit local people and the wider region, and to working in partnership with local communities to bring peace and prosperity to many millions of people whose lives have for too long been blighted by conflict and the activities of armed groups.
The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Virunga National Park are with the families and friends of all the victims, as well as the injured Ranger.
For media enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Virunga National Park (Parc National des Virunga), in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, is 7,800-square-kilometres (3,000 sq mi) stretching from the Virunga Mountains in the South, to the Rwenzori Mountains in the North, bordering Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Rwenzori Mountains National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.
The park was established in 1925 as Africa's first national park and is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site since 1979. In recent years poaching and the Congo Civil War have seriously damaged its wildlife population. The park is managed by the Congolese National Park Authorities, the Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) and its partner the Virunga Foundation.
The Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) is a Congolese governmental partner tasked with the protection and conservation of the Virunga National Park and Kahuzi-Biega National Park, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Members of the ICCN are charged with the overall protection of the parks and the endangered Mountain Gorilla.
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Satan ruler of the world
1 John 5:19 We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one.
There is a war going on ladies and gents. Read more about multiple dimensions here.
Activate your hotline with God
Here you can find the checklist.
Like Johnny Cash said, "being a Christian isn't for sissies. It takes a real man to live for God - a lot more man than to live for the devil."
The 103-year old man, Saint Dobri Dobrev, passed away in 2018, had spent decades traveling 25 kilometers from his village to the city of Sofia, Bulgaria, on foot every day to beg for money. Dressed in home-made clothes and leather shoes, the humble World War veteran spent his day asking for change to donate to churches and orphanages who could not pay their bills. Dobri didn't keep one cent of the money he received. He himself lived on a 80 euro pension by the government. Who are the saints? It may surprise you, read here
Modern Slave Trade
Jill Phipps was a British animal rights activist. She lived in Coventry, England. On 1 February 1995, Jill was crushed to death under the wheels of a lorry carrying live baby veal calves into Coventry Airport in Baginton, England, to be flown to Amsterdam for distribution across Europe. 10 of the 33 protesters present had broken through police lines and were trying to bring the lorry to a halt by sitting in the road or chaining themselves to it.
Jill was crushed beneath the lorry's wheels and her fatal injuries included a broken spine. Phipps' brother Zab commented: "Jill was crushed and died on the way to hospital. Our mother, Nancy, was with her. The lorry driver has not been charged, not even with driving without due care and attention." source
2020 Lynn Simpson, a former veterinarian on livestock export ships, has been a vocal critic of the long-distance ship trade.
She's witnessed cattle forced to stand on hard floors for weeks on end, sick, injured animals left to die, and sheep literally cooking from the inside with their "fat melted and like a translucent jelly".
"Some animals are held on decks for as long as 40 days, living on hard decking of concrete and metal. They [the animals] are not built to cope with these environments," said Simpson.
Isaiah 5:20 Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
In loving memory of Mike Hill
At 4.00 pm Saturday 9th February, 1991 Mike Hill became the first hunt saboteur to be killed whilst trying to protect wildlife. Mike was only 18 and for two years lived and breathed animal rights, not just dogs and cats but every living creature. He was a vegan, worked at both Heavens Gate Sanctuary and Freshfields Animal Rescue Centre and was an active sab with Yeovil sabs and Merseyside sabs.
Mike was to nice a person for this world. There was no hurt nor malice in his soul. He thought good of everyone and everything. He was quite, unassuming, softly spoken and gentle. He lived and died for his beliefs.
At 4 p.m. Saturday 9th February, Mike Hill was killed in action whilst attempting to sabotage the Cheshire Beagles with the Merseyside Hunt Saboteurs. This article attempts to put the facts before the animal rights movement and to dispel some of the downright lies, distortions and rumours that have been put forward by the police, the press and some 'officials' in national animal rights groups. Please feel free to copy all or part of this in any suitable publication.
The Cheshire Beagles met at the Red Lion, Little Budworth, Cheshire (just down the road from Oulton Park Motorcycle Racecourse). All afternoon there were repeated scuffles with hunters, punches thrown at saboteurs and a wheel brace was used against one Liverpool sab. Towards the end of the day, still with no kill under their belts that day, the huntsmen boxed up hounds in the small blue trailer which was being t
The three sabs, terrified, trying to keep a grip and wondering where these huntsmen were going to take them (and what for) decided that as soon as the vehicle slowed down enough or halted at a junction, they would jump and rung like hell. Unfortunately, it would appear that Mike panicked and, in fear of his life he took a jump from the pick-up as it rounded a bend, having slowed down to what they thought to be about 40 m.p.h. He failed to clear the truck properly and was caught between the truck and trailer which crushed him.
The huntsman would not stop but carried on for a further mile, only halting when the second hunt sab smashed in the back window into the cab. The sab was attacked with a whip as he tried to stop the vehicle. As soon as it stopped, the sab ran back the mile to where Mike's prone body lay in the road whilst another sab, ran to a nearby house to call the ambulance. The huntsman, Alan Summersgill, simply drove off, flagged down a police car shortly after and later in the afternoon handed himself into a police station.
Let us make no mistake, Mike's death was the culmination of the trends over the last 10 years of hunt sabbing on the Cheshire Beagles (and indeed trends that are echoed all over the country with other packs). Firstly, there is a sustained level of violence against sabs and secondly a complete absence of police interest in this violence. There has been not one single prosecution by the Cheshire Police for any of the attacks on hunt saboteurs by the Cheshire Beagles over the last ten years, the worst of which resulted in a Liverpool University student receiving a triple fractured jaw.
It would appear not. No charges have yet been proffered against the two huntsmen. Summersgill still walks the street. To our knowledge, the only statements the police have offered to the press indicate that they regard it as a 'road traffic accident'. The killing of Mike Hill has devastated his family, his friends, hunt saboteur groups all over the country and at Freshfields Animal Rescue Centre and Heavens Gate Sanctuary. (source)
In Loving Memory of Tom Worby
In 1993 Tom Worby, aged just 15, was killed by huntsman Tony Ball at the closing meet of the Cambridgeshire Foxhounds at Low Farm near Gravesley in Cambridgeshire. The child killer Ball was never charged or convicted for this unlawful killing. source
a little note
Industries who make profit of exploiting and or killing animals, do not care about them.
They do not care about humans either, they care about their wallet.
If you want to harm them, harm their wallet.
Freedom Fighter Barry Horn
Barry Horne was an animal liberationist who died in a UK prison hospital on November 5th 2001. He had been sentenced to 18 years in prison for a campaign of economic sabotage, carrying out criminal damage and arson attacks against companies involved in the vivisection, leather and fur industries.
"I want to go back to that 3rd hunger strike because nothing was ever the same after that. Barry had gone on this hunger strike with more determination than ever.
He'd recently been slammed with an 18 year prison sentence.
I remember sitting in court, at his sentencing, and letting out a sigh of relief when the prosecution accepted that he had never intended to endanger or harm anyone but then the judge just carried on regardless with a savagely long sentence.
Barry never took anything lying down and carried on fighting from within prison. He knew that he had the strength and determination to take a hunger strike to its limits if necessary.
There would be no backing down on this one unless the goverment delivered on its pre-election promises.He set out to make a major breakthrough in the institutionalized support of vivisection and he was going to use his own life as the bargaining chip. Tony Blair had made promises and Barry was simply taking him to task for it. If they ignored his demand to hold a total review of the vivisection industry then his death would be on their hands, to add to the millions of animal victims.In the infamous catalogue of lies "New Labour, New Life" they promised amongst other things to hold a Royal Commission into vivisection. For many it was a surprise to see Barry getting involved with politics but once again it soon became clear that he had a much wider vision than that - he wanted to send a clear message out to us - his friends - that in order to fight for animal liberation it was always necessary to make sacrifices and here he was showing that he was prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice.By the time the hunger strike had reached day 60, the Home Office again agreed to meet with Barry's representatives. Barry's health was rapidly declining, but this time he remained on hunger strike for over a week longer, not believing they were promising anything new.There was a final communication by fax from Labour MP Kerry Pollard on the 66th day of the hunger strike, promising a parliamentary consultative body. At this stage Barry became very ill and confused and was moved from York Hospital, where he was surrounded by friends and loved ones, back to the isolation of prison and subjected to normal "A Cat" prison visiting conditions.Immediately George Howarth, the then Home Office minister responsible for animal experiments, stepped in to tell the media that Barry's hunger strike had been a hoax and "We have not been negotiating with Barry Horne. Nothing has been offered. The Minister always made it clear the government would not give in to blackmail. "There has been no concession, no negotiation, no deal". Barry never recovered from the effects of that hunger strike and he died because of it. Nothing was ever heard from the all party animal welfare investigation.
"The fight is not for us, not for our personal wants or needs. It is for every animal that has ever suffered and died in the vivisection labs, and for every animal that will suffer and die in those same labs unless we end this evil business now. The souls of the tortured dead cry out for justice, the cry of the living is for freedom. We can create that justice and we can deliver that freedom. The animals have no-one but us, we will not fail them." Barry. Sept 1998" source
269 Libération Animale Activists
Despite the repression against the activists, direct actions by autonomous and anarchists groups like blockades, liberations and sabotages must continue. The are various symbols and structures of the speciesist domination that can be targeted, it is a question of daring and putting into practice our ideas, complicities, knowledge and ingenuity in terms of strategy. This offensive perspective of "269 Libération Animale" collective endorses antispeciesism as a political struggle.
It is a struggle for animal liberation but more generally against all systems of domination. Praxis is inherent in this vision of antispeciesism, - revolutionary - and built with the oppressed unlike many "animal rights' associations" that shed light on humans and compassion.
We think that we cannot lead the antispeciesist struggle without direct confrontations against the speciesist system itself and we do not consider the State and capitalism as allies in this struggle.
Indeed, strategies involving them always lead to authoritarian measures that strengthen the control of the State on the lives of the animals like laws and decrees that reform the speciesist system instead of abolishing it. This cooperation is fake, does not reflect our values and is a complete betrayal of the animals. We want to use direct action in order to impact directly the speciesist system of domination and the capitalist production tools. We do not aim to raise public awareness but to cause concrete impacts : economic damage, liberations, geographical activism with the creation of sanctuaries. We refuse to collaborate with the institutional and capitalist power hoping to get little reforms that allow big associations to win members and followers but that abandon our comrades to their fate !
The whole system must be changed, not only a law article