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Whenever I see the word "rape" I cringe. Scanning through your article (I will read it agan more slowly, to inform myself), my blood boils, and I feel confusion. And I also know that on the ground in Darfur there are people trying to do positive things and make little differences...but within this context of hatred and violence, it seems so miniscule. Yes, and excellent and comprehensive article...and quite depressing. (And how can the West just watch? Just another black trajedy?)

"Once in awhile we get shown the light, in the strangest of places, if we look at it right" - Hunter/Garcia
by whataboutbob on Fri Jan 27th, 2006 at 05:01:29 AM EST
All the world is failing these people. China and Russia not only do not give a crap, by actively obstruct efforts to get tough on Khartoum. The African Union hardly even discussed Darfur at their recent summit, in... Khartoum. (For good measure, Sudan will chair the organization next year.) As to the Arab countries, they are way more preoccupied with shit like this.

What a lovely species we are.

The world's northernmost desert wind.

by Sirocco (sirocco2005ATgmail.com) on Fri Jan 27th, 2006 at 01:13:24 PM EST
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