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Tag: relief workers

Aug.
9th

Slain relief workers were very dangerous, indeed

This editorial will appear in Tuesday’s print edition.

The Taliban is trying to justify the slaughter last week of the Nuristan Eye Camp Expedition by saying the 10 victims were Christian missionaries trying to lead Afghans away from Islam.

No, they weren’t proselytizers. They were so much more dangerous than that.

They were humanitarians, selflessly working to help some of the world’s most destitute people in one of the world’s most dangerous places, living their religious beliefs through their good works. Read more »