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Taking over the world

2006-06-1 @ 1:17 » Français

Seems that military takeovers are no longer the purview of nations:

Over the past six weeks a Western security force has effectively taken over the small African nation of Namibia. A beach resort in Langstrand in Western Namibia has been sealed off with security cordons, and armed security personnel have been keeping both local residents and visiting foreigners at bay. A no-fly zone has been enforced over part of the country. The Westerners have also demanded that the Namibian government severely restrict the movement of journalists into and out of Namibia. The government agreed and, in a move described by one human rights organisation as ‘heavy-handed and brutal,’ banned certain reporters from crossing its borders.

All this for what, actually, for who? Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. More here.

Via 3quarksdaily

What do you think?