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James North

New York City
Freelance Writer — Freelance

Independent writer, who has reported from Africa, Latin America and Asia for 42 years. Author of Freedom Rising, a first-hand look at apartheid South Africa.

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Deafening silence in the US and EU as brave pro-democracy demonstrators in DR #Congo are shot dead. But the rich world could help them with #TargetedSanctions.  http://goo.gl/rxxKvx 
@coloredopinions Ida Sawyer, of @hrw: “I can assure you that [#TargetedSanctions] had a notable deterrent effect and rattled those implicated in abuses. It seemed that everyone among the political class and senior security force officers was talking about ‘the list.'” DR #Congo #CongoCrisis
Here is what the #NYTimes missed: what the US and EU could do to help stop #Kabila's repression in Dr #Congo:  http://goo.gl/rxxKvx 
Here is what the #NYTimes is missing -- what the US and EU could do to help stop #Kabila's repression:  http://goo.gl/rxxKvx 
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