Ignoring horror

July 23rd, 2002 – 8:37 pm
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“An international human rights organisation has accused the Russian military of a campaign of executions in Chechnya to deliberately reduce the break-away republic’s male pop.”

The United States more or less ignored the many human rights abuses in Chechnya during the Clinton administration, and will likely continue to do the same during the Bush adminstration, especially since the Russians can just claim their actions are a neccessary part of the “war on terror.” This won’t alter the fact that the Russians are doing the same sorts of things that would have us threatening war if they were being done by some country we didn’t like.

Read more about it here.

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