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In Darfur, three from Boston see horrors firsthand
Boston Globe ^
| February 25, 2005
| Steven Rosenberg
Posted on 02/25/2005 12:13:43 PM PST by Radix
Liz Walker, the longtime Boston TV news anchorwoman, was standing in the middle of a sea of straw huts in a Darfur refugee camp, peering into a closet-sized shelter where six people live.
In the midst of a recent fact-finding trip in which she had heard harrowing accounts of burned villages and gang rapes, Walker looked out at the tortured, parched earth of Sudan, where internal fighting has claimed the lives of 70,000 people and made 2 million homeless. For a long moment, she was overwhelmed by a sense of helplessness.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: africa; darfur; pillage; plunder; rape; sudan
posted on 02/25/2005 12:13:44 PM PST
Don't worry people. The bad guys might be receiving a letter from the UN that just might have a rude sentence or maybe even two.
Situation. is. handled.
posted on 02/25/2005 12:19:03 PM PST
And still, the Boston Globe will refer to islam as the religion of peace and tolerance and America as the evil empire...
posted on 02/25/2005 12:21:57 PM PST
(My common ground with terrorists - They want to die for Islam, and we want to kill them.)
Everything is cool. The left feels their pain. Angry letter to follow.
posted on 02/25/2005 12:36:28 PM PST
by Mind-numbed Robot
(Not all things that need to be done need to be done by the government.)
Oooooo they're going to give a "talk" about the situation. The janjaweed are scared.
posted on 02/25/2005 1:24:48 PM PST
No oil here - lets move on!
posted on 02/25/2005 1:32:38 PM PST
(Less government is best government!)
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