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Somalia is global shame

Published 23/07/2011 | 09:29

AN objective analysis of the stock reflex response to crisis in the Third World by the "international community" would simply suggest too many look the other way.

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Apart from the honourable -- but wholly inadequate -- efforts of aid agencies, the missionary sector and a handful of governments, the tendency globally has been to offer a sum big enough to placate a few uneasy consciences, but too little to make any significant impact on the scale of suffering.

Once more we are seeing the result of this indifference.

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