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Violence Breeds More Violence

In last weekend's (September 8-9, 2001) outbreak of violence in the normally peaceful city of Jos, Nigeria, Muslims and Christians assaulted each other in the latest cycle of revenge since 12 states in northern Nigeria implemented Islamic sharia law. Following a rumor that a Christian church had been burned down, Christian vigilante groups retaliated (See BBC News' link for a detailed account). Eyewitnesses—Dele Alabi, ...

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