World: Whoever Says We're Safe Lies

Of those killed in the fighting, 97% have been blacks

Even as the election proceeded, Rhodesia's blacks were painfully aware of one grim fact of their country's life that would not soon be changed by the transition to majority government: it is they who have suffered most during the civil war, and their suffering will go on. Of those killed in the six years and four months of fighting so far, 97% have been blacks. They continue to die at a rate of 30 a day, double the casualty rate of a year ago when...

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