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Wednesday award for the worst place in the world

July 19, 2009

Reuters : Wednesday award for the worst place in the world
Written by: Michael Kleinman
This is a special, WTF version of the Wednesday awards – namely, reports in The Times that 1,400 civilians are dying each week at the Manik Farm displaced person camp in Sri Lanka.

Come again? 1,400 deaths per week?

Long, uncomfortable moment of shocked silence.

Let’s put those numbers in context:

– Heavy fighting in Mogadishu has killed over 380 people since May, not counting at least 43 this past weekend.

– There were 527 deaths due to violence in Darfur from January through May of this year.

– Massive inter-tribal fighting in Jonglei State, South Sudan, killed roughly 1,000 civilians in March and April…
Read full article here.

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Ray Harris permalink
    July 19, 2009 1:08 pm

    Well deserved title for the sinkalla chauvenist regime. China puppet!

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