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New York Times Mistranslates Testimony Sudanese Woman?

21 Jan

Via UN Dispatch.

The New York Times Mistranslates the Testimony of a Sudanese Woman, by Penelope Chester

The New York Times, where

the prices of sugar have gone up, and it’s making it hard … you’re asking me about making a living, right? everything is so expensive, customers don’t even come anymore. Besides you guys, nobody’s been sitting in those chairs…’

becomes

The clashes (between Dinka and Misseriya) have made it very dangerous here. They killed my son and burned our home. I am very angry over the death of my son.’”

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Posted by on January 21, 2011 in get educated, Media, News and Info, Other Stuff, The Sudan

 

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