"The world cannot sit back and watch while innocent men, women and children are being indiscriminately slaughtered. The world must stand up to the military junta before it's too late." said a statement by the Brotherhood's media office in London emailed to The Associated Press.
Actually, it can.
Something comes to mind about friends in need... I think maybe "friend" being the key word.
Altruism is selfishness that plans ahead. But I'm not the first to say that, am I?