Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Best Web OpEds

Nicholas Kristof: Where the Soldiers Are Scarier Than the Crocodiles

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 3/12/16

Become a Fan
  (48 fans)

More than two million South Sudanese have been forced to flee their homes, many into the perilous swamps, and United Nations officials estimate that at least 50,000 may have died in the last two years. South Sudan hasn’t received the diplomatic or media attention the crisis merits. There was zero coverage of South Sudan’s civil war on American weekday evening network television news shows in 2015, according to the Tyndall Report, a news monitor. We can’t stop every atrocity, and I’m not even sure we can stop this one. But when people are being singled out because of their ethnicity and killed, raped, mutilated and starved, when a government that we helped put in place is regarded by citizens as more dangerous than hungry crocodiles, then surely we can try a little harder.
Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nytimes.com

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles