Letters: Jungle Massacre

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Sir: I did not catch any reference on BBC News or ITN to the other four deaths in the Ugandan massacre, nor did the Prime Minister mention them in the House of Commons, at least in the broadcast clip.

However, our trustworthy Independent did at least mention on the front page (3 March), if well down the story, that "four Ugandans - a game warden and three of his rangers - were killed as they tried to protect the tourists".

Although this and your later reports have not ignored these Ugandan victims, I fear that even Independent readers are still left with an impression that these are second-class deaths, of little more than anonymous, undifferentiated Africans. This wouldn't be an example of unwitting institutional racism, would it ?