“Be conscious of God and speak always the truth.” – Barack Obama
“Whereever you oppress people…wherever you deny them their basic human rights… people will eventually rise up.” – Ken O’ Keefe
A dedication by Ken O’ Keefe (with added opening voice-over by: Anthony Lawson) with love and respect to all his brothers and sisters in Tunisia and Egypt and the rest of the World.
Ken O’Keefe (born July 21, 1969) is an American born activist who renounced his US citizenship on March 1, 2001. He has since acquired Irish, Hawaiian and Palestinian citizenship. He replaced his US passport with a World Citizen Passport, proclaiming “ultimate allegiance to my entire human family and to planet Earth.” He is a former U.S. Marine who served in the 1991 Gulf War. He is widely known for leading the Human Shield Action to Iraq (2003) and as a survivor of the Israeli attack on the Turkish Aid ship MV Mavi Marmara (2010) in which he participated in “defending the ship” and “disarming two Israeli Commandos”.