Freelance journalist Doug McGill, a former New York Times reporter, argues that Ethiopian dictator Meles Zenawi should not be allowed to represent all of Africa at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15). Also interviewed: Ethiopian immigrant Magn Nyang, PhD, who speaks of the genocide in his native Anuak region in 2003.
Filmed at the Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, 12-4-2009 by Chuck Olsen for The UpTake: http://theuptake.org Distributed by Tubemogul.
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