American civil & human rights advocates are shell-shocked by the death of Heather Heyer. But we do not forget that execution & violence against young people in Kashmir & Palestine is an almost daily event, that Rohingya live with ethnic cleansing of an entire people, that death squads are gunning down hundreds of poor people in the Philippines, & that people in several war zones have been under aerial bombardment for years.

It isn’t that we think her life more important than any others anywhere. She stood against injustice & white supremacy & for that we honor her.