During moments of conflict, Alberto and I are sometimes asked why we keep silent, why we don't add our voices in support of one side or another, why we don't publish inflammatory remarks or images, why we don't condemn what we see. How, we are asked, can we be silent when image after image shows evidence of the inhumanity and cruelty being perpetrated?
Of course, at times, I feel overwhelmed by anger and despair at what I see. I keep asking myself: when are people going to wake up? When are they going to realize that war solves nothing, no matter the arguments from either side?
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