Rights in a time of turmoil

Rachel Saunders
5 min readMar 21, 2024
Photo by Berke Araklı: https://www.pexels.com/photo/girl-with-backpack-near-broken-car-ruins-8204704/

Observing the Gaza conflict and the Ukraine war for the safety of Britain has been a lesson in picking sides and making ethical decisions based on what information I could uncover. It has also been an exercise in avoiding compassion fatigue, keeping an open heart as well and an open mind. Whereas it is easy for me to stand with Ukraine and express slava Ukraine at every opportunity, Gaza and the history of the levant has complicated my…

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