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Why no Bashir 2012?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by classical_hero, May 26, 2012.

  1. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    This guy is far more evil than Kony ever was and has an indictment at the ICC for alleged crimes of Genocide. Yet we hear nothing about this guy.
    http://www.france24.com/en/20120325-omar-al-bashir-disregards-arrest-warrant-attend-arab-summit-iraq-icc
     
  2. Gatsby

    Gatsby King

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    How about Kony/Bashir 2012?
     
  3. AL_DA_GREAT

    AL_DA_GREAT amour absinthe révolution

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    Because kony was made for people who walk on all four, bleet and eat grass. Lets go kill all Kony's soldiers!! If we bomb them and fight them enough they will be so happy.

    The kony stuff was just propaganda, not a serious attempt to make the world better.
     
  4. Mr. Dictator

    Mr. Dictator A Chain-Smoking Fox

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    Because Bashir is an "internationally recognized" douchebag.
     
  5. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    We hear nothing about Kony anymore either. That fad ended.
     
  6. Leoreth

    Leoreth Prince of Blood Moderator

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    Why should it continue? Everyone had the opportunity to display their moral superiority and good conscience, taking actual action wouldn't be worth the trouble.
     
  7. NovaKart

    NovaKart شێری گەورە

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    At first I thought you meant Martin Bashir :lol: and I thought, yeah he trashed MJ with that doco and he's got that news show but he can't be that bad.
     
  8. Oruc

    Oruc Reactionary

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    Nope!
     
  9. Azale

    Azale Deity

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    No, he's not "far more evil" than Bashir. And one reason for targeting Kony more vigorously would be because his situation is much more tenuous than Bashir's. Bashir is the head of a sovereign nation, Kony is the leader of a ravenous band of bandits, murderers, and children.

    If anything, because of the Darfur crisis Bashir has received a much greater amount of attention than Kony, or Museveni, or Kagame, or Kabila, or Bemba, or Rwarakabije, or any other colorful character from central Africa the last decade.

    Also, the tone of the OP comes across as very defensive. What is this thread actually about c_h?
     
  10. Arwon

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    "far more evil"? :huh: Is this a christian fundie thing?

    Though, to answer the question in the narrowest sense, I suppose it's because there's no American college kids on gap years in the Sudan. No gap year kids means no previously sheltered kids discovering the limits of their country's omnipotence and struggling to cope with their shattered delusions.
     
  11. Mise

    Mise isle of lucy

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    Erm. In what way have we not heard of Bashir? None of your friends have "Liked" his page on Facebook? No Youtube videos of the Darfur crisis have gone viral? He hasn't made the front page of Reddit? How limited your political consciousness must be...
     
  12. r16

    r16 not deity

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    when Angie was over here , the streets were cleaned , the pavements rebuilt , TV cameras whirring and all , only because an invasion seemed imminent as Washington was amenable . The reason Hollywood might be off because it seems kinda movie set like to them ?

    this post does not deny people are dying in Syria .

    opps , sorry wrong country . Sudan was covered by George Clooney wasn't he ?

    edit : some odd thing happened after this post , whereby ı hear "local HUMINT" was deployed to ascertain whether ı know people on a first name basis . How on earth would ı ? Don't you have better things to do , like catching burglars ? This is Master Sargeant's donkey barking , as the Turkish idiom goes . Nothing like this happens when ı say am an Starfleet Admiral that has planted the flag on 78 planets , satellites ,astreoids and one comet ... Not even when ı referenced Nathalie on something ı already forgot ! Real people think it is only because of Mr Clooney , which the PR machinery in Turkey says the "Prez" resembles in a way ,when they run out of things .
     

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