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Ivory Coast: French Imperialism ‘Protecting Civilians’?

Wednesday 13 April 2011

‘The French army has bombed the residence of Laurent Gbagbo, to “protect civilians” we are told. One is struck by the wide variety of means used to achieve this so-called “humanitarian” objective!

French soldiers. Photo: webdocsIt seems anything is allowed, including the massacres, looting and rape that Ouattara soldiers are engaged in, under the supervision and protection of French forces. Meanwhile, we are informed that “lawyers” are analysing the UN resolutions under the microscope and discussing at length what they allow on the ground.’

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