Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Alison Des Forges, Fighter for Human Rights

This obituary for Alison Des Forges shows what a real human rights activist does, in the parts of the world that really need them.

3 comments:

Mike said...

"Whereas other human-rights activists fuss about an ever-lengthening list of socio-economic “rights” (subsidised housing, fair trade, and so forth), Mrs Des Forges stuck to the basics, such as the right not to be murdered."
Amen.

It is really sad, that she died so early...

howtoplayalone said...

I ripped that out when I read it.

Yaacov said...

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