Orphaned, Raped and Ignored
Op-Ed Columnist - Orphaned, Raped and Ignored - NYTimes.com
By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
Published: January 30, 2010
“Sometimes I wish eastern Congo could suffer an earthquake or a tsunami, so that it might finally get the attention it needs. The barbaric civil war being waged here is the most lethal conflict since World War II and has claimed at least 30 times as many lives as the Haiti earthquake.
Yet no humanitarian crisis generates so little attention per million corpses, or such a pathetic international response.”