July 13, 2014

Africa's Big Men Betray It Still

Gerald Caplan, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

Are today’s leaders so clean they can grant themselves immunity from prosecution? Al-Bashir, the genocidalist Sudanese president, who still reigns after 25 years. Mugabe, still a menace to Zimbabweans after 34. Kenya’s Kenyatta, wanted by the International Criminal Court. The leaders of the world’s newest state, South Sudan, fomenting ethnic violence. The men responsible for the conflicts in Congo, Nigeria, Mali, Central African Republic, Somalia. The men who unforgivably denied the reality of HIV and AIDS.

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TAGGED: Omar Al-Bashir, Sudan, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe, Africa


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