Wednesday, October 13, 2004

European Morality

"Hussein's government killed an estimated 300,000 people, most of them Shi'ite Muslims or ethnic Kurds, rights groups say. The Iraqi government has identified about 40 mass graves, but until now none has been scientifically exhumed -- in part because European forensic teams won't collect evidence that might be used to win death penalty convictions." Thanassis Cambanis, "In Iraq grave, evidence of regime's horrors," Boston Globe (online) (October 13, 2004).