Your Take: Risks for Dark-Skinned Libyans

Global community must act to end their torture and killing in post-Qaddafi Libya.

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights advances global principles against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, yet the dream of a world free of racism remains woefully unfilled.

People of conscience around the world must stand firm against racial injustice so that the vision of the true revolutionaries in Libya is not mired by tortuous racism.

Emira Woods, originally from Liberia, is co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Policy Studies.

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