Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Evil in the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo)


Can you imagine 200 White women being gang raped over a matter of 4 days by armed men anywhere in the world and it not being the lead story in the mainstream media for weeks or months after?

Two-hundred women in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been raped and in many cases gang raped by rebel soldiers during a four day period beginning July 30. And to make this even worse, the rapes occurred within a few miles of a United Nations peace keepers base.

I haven't heard anything about this atrocity in the MSM. That's not to say they haven't covered it. But it certainly hasn't garnered lead story status or anything near that.

This is not the first case of rapes or mass rapes in Congo. This has been going on for some time.



My heart hurts for the women of Congo.

10 comments:

BigmacInPittsburgh said...

Self hate knows no borders

Beauty and Health Editor said...

I read about this somewhere else.

It's always black people hating on their own people. How can anyone else take us seriously when we inflict such hatred, wickedness and damage on our own people?

Just thinking about this article makes me heave, my stomach was in knots, I felt live vomiting and my hair was standing on end.

It is incidences like this that help to spread sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV ---> AIDS and all the other diseases to pass from person to person. What an act of pure wickedness!

United Nations indeed, that bunch are only interested when there is a self-serving opportunistic purpose to their occupation. They usually don't see or hear anything when there is real trouble going on. What is their purpose residing there anyway?

Jason said...

*sigh*

Val said...

@BigMac

True

Val said...

@Beauty and Health Editor

"It is incidences like this that help to spread sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV ---> AIDS and all the other diseases to pass from person to person. What an act of pure wickedness!"

Yeah, it's not bad enough that the women have to deal with being raped but they also have to deal with the very, very real chance of HIV infection.


And I lost faith in the UN peace keepers some time ago. This isn't the first time the sat around while an atrocity was going on. UN peace keepers were in Rwanda during the genocide.

Val said...

@Jason

Yep, sigh indeed.

Reggie said...

The more I know people, the more I like roaches.

Val said...

@Reggie

Terrible isn't it.

Beauty and Health Editor said...

Yes, I remember the Rwanda genocide, where they were having tribal warfare and beheading people.

This world is going to the dogs, or should I say gone.

Val said...

@Beauty and Health Editor

Gone, indeed.

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Soldier Of Love

I've lost the use of my heart
But I'm still alive
Still looking for the life
The endless pool on the other side
It's a wild wild west
I'm doing my best

I'm at the borderline of my faith,
I'm at the hinterland of my devotion
In the frontline of this battle of mine
But I'm still alive

I'm a soldier of love.
Every day and night
I'm soldier of love
All the days of my life

I've been torn up inside (oh!)
I've been left behind (oh!)
So I ride
I have the will to survive

In the wild wild west,
Trying my hardest
Doing my best
To stay alive

I am love's soldier!

I wait for the sound
(oooh oohhh)

I know that love will come (that love will come)
Turn it all around

I'm a soldier of love (soldier of love)
Every day and night
I'm a soldier of love
All the days of my life

I am lost
But I don't doubt (oh!)
So I ride
I have the will to survive

In the wild wild west,
Trying my hardest
Doing my best
To stay alive

I am love's soldier!

I wait for the sound

I know that love will come
I know that love will come
Turn it all around

I'm a soldier of love
I'm a soldier

Still waiting for love to come
Turn it all around
(4x)

I'm a soldier of love
I'm a soldier

Still waiting for love to come
Turn it all around
(3x)

Still waiting for love to come

Miss Keri Baby!

Tracee!

Solange!

Solange!
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un·for·get·ta·ble: Earning a permanent place in the memory; memorable: an unforgettable experience.

Alicia says...

Rest in Peace Mitrice

Rest in Peace Mitrice
Mitrice Richardson