Saturday, April 12, 2014

Canada's deafening silence on the slaughter in the CAR

In the last two months, Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs has issued exactly one press release about the genocide unfolding in the Central African Republic. That was a March 27 missive promising more humanitarian aid.

The last two months have witnessed the wholesale ethnic cleansing of the Muslim population of the country. Hundreds of thousands have fled and thousands have been slaughtered by Christian militias.

Meanwhile, during that same interval the same Department of Foreign Affairs issued 17 press releases about alleged Russian designs on Ukraine and other former Soviet satellites in the neighbourhood. The sum total of casualties as the result of Russian aggression?


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