Friday, June 10, 2005

Rumors of purges 

The normally sensible "Australian" errs on the side of caution (?), in its Washington correspondent Geoff Elliott's piece on Guantanamo:
Amnesty International's description has been widely criticised for being an exaggeration, given the scope of the brutal Soviet gulag system of forced labour camps in which millions are said to have died.
"Said to have died"? Name those conspiracy theorists who make such bizarre allegations about the peaceful and productive Soviet labor camps.


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