Sunday 17 December 2017

Somalia is global shame

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.

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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