Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Can you say "Human Rights Violation"?

This is from the BBC. No comment is necessary:

The government of Niger has cancelled at the last minute a special ceremony during which at least 7,000 slaves were to be granted their freedom.

A spokesman for the government's human rights commission, which had helped to organise the event, said this was because slavery did not exist.

Hat tip: Powerline


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