Saturday, February 12, 2005

I know it aches, and your heart it breaks...

There are reports that in the Darfur refuge camps older women are sent outside to get water and food because they are less likely to get raped, but will just be beaten.

The horror of that sentence, like the reality it describes, is multilayered; one of which is the almost valid use of the word just.

Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch (statement)
Universal Declaration of Human Rights


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