Multiple Beheadings in Mozambique: Is the World Indifferent?

Multiple Beheadings in Mozambique: Is the World Indifferent?
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On N
ovember 10, Al Jazeera posted a breathtaking headline: "ISIS-linked attackers behead 50 people in northern Mozambique." The subhead was equally horrifying: "Witnesses say the assailants herded victims onto a football pitch in the village of Muatide where the killings were carried out."

In the midst of a pandemic, and in the throes of a highly contested US presidential election, it isn't surprising to encounter disconcerting news headlines. But the gruesome description of innocent people "herded" to their death on a soccer field, where they were systematically decapitated and dismembered, seems more suitable to a horror film than a present-day news report. Read Full Article »


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