Month: June 2011

What Genocide Actually Looks Like

Civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence as Sri Lankan soldiers stand nearby in the Menikfam Vanni refugee camp located near the town of Chettekulam in northern Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields – what genocide actually looks like Ray Cook on June 15, 2011 Last night Channel 4 screened what must be one of the most disturbing programme ever shown on British television.

The UN: Stranger Than Fiction

225px-Flag_of_the_United_Nations.svg An indictment. This has to be read to be believed. The Canadian columnist Mark Steyn writes that “if you take a quart of ice-cream and a quart of dog feces and mix ‘em together the result will taste more like the latter than the former.

The City of Slaughter

kishinev3 In 1903, the Jewish community in the town of Kishinev, the capital of the Russian province of Bessarabia, was decimated by a pogrom, a frequent occurrence in that part of the world.