Nobel Peace Prize, Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee-Powerhouse of the 21st Century

Why Leymah Gbowee, women’s rights activist and peace builder does what she does: “[When people ask me] ‘what is your drive?’ I say anger. Anger and pain propels me into action; results and joy keeps me running.” On adopting a former sex worker: “You know how those old ladies always say ‘Jesus will give you…

Ratko Mladic on trial

The former Bosnian Serb military commander who instigated the atrocities of the Bosnian war is¬†finally being prosecuted at the Hague. ¬†Where has he been all these years? Hiding out with friends-comforting to know there are little Mladic followers out there who have successfully kept a mass murderer safe for sixteen years. Maybe they were under…