Monday, January 07, 2008

Would we be more understanding of Hitler, if Jews had been rigging elections?

The absence of condemnation of such barbaric ethnic cleansing of women and children even is a despicable shame even on the BBC and a frightening reminder of what happened in Rwanda. BBC reporters were busy running around talking about stolen votes. The burning to death in a church of innocent children was of secondary interest!

The Kiambaa and Kimuri villagers were caught unawares as the youths chanted war songs and surrounded the Kenya Assemblies of God church in Kiambaa in the afternoon.

Furthermore, media outlets have repeatedly assumed the Mungiki to be, as predominately Kikuyu, rivals of the opposition.
Locals say that for five days, police swept in sporadically and fired teargas and bullets in the air to disperse angry mobs.
But then they always departed, leaving the streets under the control of militants like the "Mungiki" gang, which has its roots in traditional Kikuyu rites, or the rival Luo "Taliban".

When it had been previously reported (please note the dateline) that the mungiki, now cast as a Kikuyu-therefore surreptitiously Kibaki militia, were actually in opposition to the Kibaki gov't well before alleged vote rigging.

An outlawed gang called Mungiki, blamed in a string of beheadings, also has terrorized parts of Kenya. Mungiki members have threatened to disrupt the elections and circulated leaflets in July calling on Kenyan youth to rise up against the government.

"We call on all politicians and government officials to publicly denounce all forms of violence, ethnic incitement and electoral malpractice," Ranneberger said at his residence in the Kenyan capital.

"If the government cannot stop the violence on the ground, they should delay the vote," said one of the displaced, Peter Ngogi."

And why do these Kikuyu traditionalists cut heads off? It sounds more like something mo's minions would do. But then, it turns out that the Mungiki are themselves, at least partly, islamic.


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