There seems to be no amount of human suffering and destruction that can’t be excused when undertaken by western countries who are always deemed to have good intentions, while those opposed to them are tarred as savages at best and pure evil at worst.
Earlier this month, the Committee to Protect Journalists accused the Egyptian government of holding record numbers of journalists behind bars this year. Now the CPJ is demanding Egyptian authorities immediately release three journalists who were recently arrested.
One of the deadliest documented conflict in African history is the fight over precious minerals. While many activist groups want mandatory labeling of "conflict minerals," a federal appeals court ruled against it this week.
The massacre in northern Nigeria has killed and injured hundreds, possibly thousands. Boko Haram, a military terrorist group in Africa, is responsible for this horrific attack.