Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Sudanese Police AKA Darfur Party Poopers

Sudanese "security forces" have been accused of a lot of horrible things in the "troubled" Darfur region. However, this time, they may be in the right. Apparently they broke up a party that was thrown by African Union peacekeepers and UN personnel the other day. UN workers complained of being detained and assaulted.

But, hey, you know what? If you want to party, don't go do it where the genoicide is at. And, if you do, don't be surprised if you catch a little beat-down.

Here's a safer alternative: wait until your little tour of duty is over and, when you're home, go use that generous UN salary of yours to buy yourself some booze. Then go drink it somewhere where there isn't sharia law or people dying all around you. Though it may be hard to find some AU soldiers to party with...

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