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Sports Stars Beyond Caricature to Freedom of Expression
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Peter, Paul & Mary (including our friend Peter Yarrow) perform “If I Had a Hammer” during 1963 March on Washington led by MLK – Our words, artistic &/or athletic talent may be our most powerful tool rather than pick or sledgehammer to overcome the walls of oppression or division.
http://diplomatartist.com/sports-stars-beyond-caricature-to-freedom-of-expression/

“From the armchair to the stadium, we are calling on fans to join us in supporting the Million Meal Challenge to help nourish bodies & minds of those who face a daily challenge of malnutrition & starvation,” said IRB Chairman Bernard Lapasset.

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DIPLOMAT ARTIST Blog Report: “WORLD STUDENT GAMES” IN KOREA TO PROMOTE MDG’s & KOREAN UNITY, By Ambassador Mo
“Large sporting events have a great potential when it comes to fostering positive social change & leaving a lasting legacy benefiting local communities, host nations & communities abroad,” according to UNSG’s Special Adviser on Sport for Development & Peace, Wilfried Lemke. Universiade, is an international & cultural sporting event bringing together university students in South Korea. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/world-student-games-in-korea-to-promote-mdgs-korean-unity/54801Image

Blog Report: SPORT AS PLATFORM FOR RACISM – FASCISM? By Ambassador Mo
“Presence of extremist groups, including neo-Nazi & skinhead, in sporting events is matter of serious concern,” Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia & related intolerance, said in report to HRC, pointing to recent incidents during European Union Football Associations’ championships as evidence that racism in sport is a serious problem. -More-
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