Posted: April 4, 2013 in News



In terms of progressing the cause of justice, equality and human rights, would that noble cause not be assisted if more people had a capacity to empathize with the suffering of others, or a genuine sympathy based upon shared experiences of oppression? In an ideal world it’s natural to consider that say a person, organization or country that’s suffered some great injustice or tyranny would be predisposed towards expressing a solidarity with others who endure the violence of a tyrant or foreign occupier. Take Denmark for example, which was to come under Nazi-German occupation in 1940. After a period of economic cooperation with Germany eventually in 1943 the Danish government

“..refused further co-operation and its navy sank most of its ships and sent as many of their officers as they could to Sweden. During the war, the government was helpful towards the Danish Jewish minority, and the Danish resistance…

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