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Moral Citizen: Slothrop on Aug 31, 03 | 4:34 pm | Profile

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The Central American Saddam Hussein

Why Won't Bush Condemn Rios Montt, the 'Central American Saddam Hussein'?
Commentary, Roberto Lovato, Pacific News Service, Aug 12, 2003

Editor's Note: The Guatemalan Constitutional Court has recently cleared the way for Efrian Rios Montt, responsible for mass killing in Guatemala in the 1980s, to run for president. The writer explores why the U.S. barely denounces Rios Montt while it condemns Saddam Hussein daily. Traducción al español.

We don't need to spend $4 billion a month to bring a genocidal dictator to justice. Not a single drop of American or non-combatant blood needs to spill in order to punish someone universally acknowledged in the early 1980s to have gassed, tortured and killed as many people as Saddam Hussein.

Instead of sending out several naval fleets to pursue justice, all that's needed are a few airline tickets -- to Guatemala. Read more...

Moral Citizen: evil-barry on Aug 31, 03 | 12:16 pm | Profile

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