Daily Archives: 09 May 2011

Forgetting Human Rights After Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden: the name conjures up different things for different people. To me, he was a man who started and ended a decade and a generation. The new decade began not on 1 January 2001, but on 11 September 2001 when the World Trade Center was destroyed and he and his Al-Qaeda network took responsibility for it. Ironically, this new decade began exactly one week ago on 2 May 2011 with his death at the hands of U.S. special forces. Continue reading