Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Haiti and Human Rights Watch

By: Joe Emersberger - HaitiAnalysis
     In a world dominated by the wealthy the temptation will always exist for NGOs to acquire funds, and respectability, by saying at least some of what the powerful want to hear.
It's an understandable temptation. Nobody should seek out oblivion - especially those who document human rights abuses. Any attention given to their work by the media may save lives and alleviate suffering, but the price of corporate respectability is high, and it is paid by people that human rights groups are supposed to defend.

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