The Congo and the UN-another slaughter?
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|Tue, 04-08-2003 - 8:16am|
This past week, reports of another genocide, under the auspices of the UN Secretary General, medaled 'peacekeeping' troops of over 5000 including 500 observers and armed with a mandate as follows: "Acting under chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the Security Council also decided that MONUC may take the necessary action, in the areas of deployment of its infantry battalions and as it deems it within its capabilities, to protect United Nations and co-located JMC personnel, facilities, installations and equipment, ensure the security and freedom of movement of its personnel, and protect civilians under imminent threat of physical violence.", has tragically occurred.
This as The Secretary General proudly hailed "a "final" peace accord for Democratic Republic of Congo. He called the agreements, signed in Sun City, South Africa on Wednesday, "a breakthrough which is potentially of great significance."
Where is the voice of Jimmy Carter? Where is voice of Nelson Mandela? Where is the voice of the UN Security Council?