The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.
Be honest, now. Wouldn’t your life more meaningful if you just stood up for…
So why don’t you? Why are you indifferent?
Worried about what someone might think of you?
What if that’s what Elie Weisel thought?
Or Helen Bamber,
Founder of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, Amnesty International, the Helen Bamber Foundation and campaigner for human rights?
The founder of Kid’s Company, which offers practical, emotional and educational support to vulnerable inner-city children?
Or Margaret Chan,
Director of the World Health Organisation, battling international viruses, and championing improvements in all of our most pressing diseases?
Or Shirin Ebadi,
Sudanese writer and women’s rights campaigner, who asked to go to trial after being arrested for wearing trousers?
Never heard of them, you say?
Well, the world had never heard of them, either,
they fought for
and made a
Now it’s our turn.