What Is Bearing Witness?

Bearing witness is being present in the face of injustice and trying to help. Tolstoy says we all have a duty to bear witness.

Bearing Witness – A guest blog by Anita Krajnc, Co-Founder of Toronto Pig Save, We Animals, May 1, 2012

When the suffering of another creature causes you to feel pain, do not submit to the initial desire to flee from the suffering one, but on the contrary, come closer, as close as you can to him who suffers, and try to help him.” – Leo Tolstoy