Just A Minute…For Darfur

If you’d been more proactive, you could probably laid your hands on one of the 12,000 free tickets for today’s “Just A Minute” free concert at Wembley:

An inspirational event starring Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees alongside comedienne Ruby Wax; actor and producer Clarke Peters, currently starring in the HBO hit series The Wire; TV presenter Tania Bryer and author and PR guru Lynne Franks, with music from top selling recording artists Bliss and Michael Timothy, formerly of Massive Attack, also features global sounds, dance and theatre representing the power of silence – the pause between notes, movement and speech. The audience will also experience the love, peace and wisdom of the two spiritual leaders of the Brahma Kumaris, who between them have the combined power of nearly 150 years of spiritual study and meditation: Dadi Janki and Dadi Gulzar.

The event has been organised by a “new age” religious movement, Brahma Kumaris, which has dedicated it to the United Nations International Day of Peace. And all the tickets are now gone.

But don’t worry if you’ve missed the opportunity to meditate in silence for one minute with Ruby Wax and Lynne Frank.

You can still spend today, making as much noise as possible, to call for a United Nations deployment to prevent the massacre of two million people in Darfur: where four hundred thousand have already been murdered.

Full details of today’s rally is here.