Thursday, April 06, 2006

Every Moment Counts - To Someone

"In such a world of conflict, a world of victims and executioners, it is the job of thinking people, not to be on the side of the executioners" - Albert Camus

Here is some advice to people in general. When you ask clemency or freedom for a prisoner that is scheduled to be executed, choose your words wisely, cautiously, and do not insult the executioner. The reality is that the gun is still loaded, the trigger finger poised, and a human life is at stake. Your personal anger is inconsequential to this critical moment.

Perhaps you will take a moment to consider the case of Fatemeh Haghighat-Pajouh and add your name to a petition for a Stay of Execution.
After all, what could really happen in a single moment?

Just a peasant