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    • CHGODMK
    • 30.05.07 | 01:15 (IDT)

    I am strong on Darfur because I believe "Never Again" applies to all peoples. (At the same time, I loathe how the term "genocide" is being exploited and deliberately misused by pro-Palestinian activists.) What we see in Africa, and not just in Darfur, is a continent being demolished while we in the West turn a blind eye. The situation in Africa is far more desperate than in Gaza or the West Bank, and yet the focus is placed disproportionately on the Israel-Palestine conflict. I am glad to hear there is movement--both in Israel and in America--for the sake of helping the people of Darfur. However, in general, I am cautious because, as we saw with Rwanda, the world says "Never Again" ONLY AFTER it happens again.

    from the article: An invitation to shoot
    First published 00:00 29.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 29.05.07
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