August 10, 2009

Unjust Ramphal bashing on 'ethnic cleansing' talk

by Rickey Singh

TALK OF "ethnic cleansing" and "genocide", used occasionally by reckless or frustrated political elements in our Caribbean Community, belong to the lexicon of a diseased political culture that have had horrible manifestations in what was once Yugoslavia and in a few African states.

In our region, we are accustomed to learning, or worse, experiencing, cases of discrimination based on ethnicity and, to a lesser extent, nationality. However strong the claims of such discrimination, the familiar refrain from officialdom has been "not true". Read full article

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