Blood And Profit

Earth to Central Asia: Complaints of torture do not "attract foreign capital". Quite the reverse. Aid workers might be well paid in contrast to the poorer locals, but by Western standards the salaries are below average. Much easier, in fact, to ignore such human rights violations while working for a foreign oil company or security firm, for instance. Kyrgyz Torture Ban - IWPR Dec 4 2003 1:50AM ET