Our Humanity In the Balance

Blue Denial - A True Story

October 17, 2013 · By Terry Nickelson · No Comments

"Blue Denial" - The true story of a young man's personal struggle in Sudan's war-torn Blue Nile state. Produced by Viktor Pesenti.

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OHIB going to Nuba Mountains

May 22, 2013 · By Terry Nickelson · 1 Comment

After much planning and the hard work of our determined board members and volunteers, Our Humanity in the Balance (OHIB) is proud to announce that a small team is going to the Nuba Mountains.

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Open Letter To President Obama: Now Is The Time To Act To Prevent Starvation In The Nuba Mountains.

March 09, 2012 · By Terry Nickelson · No Comments

Open Letter To President Obama: Now Is The Time To Act To Prevent Starvation In The Nuba Mountains.

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The Man Who Died of Complications by Rebecca Tinsley

December 07, 2011 · By Terry Nickelson · 1 Comment

I've been sent a photo of a man missing two-thirds of his head. He lies on rocky ground in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. The picture was taken by a fellow Nuban on his cell phone, moments after a Sudanese armed forces bombing raid killed his friend.

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SEEKING OPPORTUNITY IN DISASTER (Preparing to confront ‘the enemy)

November 03, 2010 · By Michael Jaquish · No Comments

“History abounds with stories of individuals perpetrating the most destructive and harmful acts: killing and torture, bringing misery and untold suffering to large numbers of people. These incidents in human history can be seen as reflecting the darker side of our common human heritage. These events occur only when there is hatred, anger, jealousy, and unbounded greed. World history is a record of the effects of the negative and positive thoughts of human beings. This, I think, is quite clear. By reflecting on these past occurrences, we can see that if we want to have a better and happier future, now is the time to examine the mindset of our present generation and to reflect on the way of life that it may bring about in the future.”

 

-       His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, “Loving the Enemy

 

 


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OHIB Adviser Wins Humanitarian Award

October 30, 2010 · By Terry Nickelson · No Comments

In addition to serving as Adviser to Our Humanity in the Balance, Dr Bashir continues to advocate for women and girls in Sudan despite threats to her life.

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Welcome

January 26, 2010 · By Terry Nickelson · 6 Comments

One year ago a small group of friends with shared experiences in the most challenged pockets of the world began a discussion about the persistence of genocide and crimes against humanity, the inability of the world’s institutions to prevent or stop them, the unwillingness of our leaders to intervene and what, if anything, could be done differently. 

 

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