Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsHorror

Origin of AIDS

February 08, 2000

The possibility that the origins of HIV (Feb. 2), which is now devastating Africa, can be traced to a brutal colonial episode of the past adds horror onto horror. The colonial forced-labor system sanctimoniously imposed on Africa by the Western capitalist democracies was in fact a vast tropical gulag comparable to the worst crimes against humanity of the totalitarian states of the past century.

GILBERT DEWART

Pasadena

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|