Sort of Like How Union Carbide Handled Bhopal
For Iraqis in Harm's Way, $5,000 and I'm Sorry
Actually, I think the saddest part of the article is this:
Outside the room where the captain was saying he was sorry, a long line of people waited. One was Ayad Bressem, a 12-year-old boy scorched by a cluster bomb. His face is covered by ugly blue freckles. Children call him "Mr. Gunpowder."
"I just want something," the burned boy said.
"Come back later," a guard told him. "You'll get some money. But we're busy."
If you link over to the article, there is a photograph of Bressem. The caption indicates he lost vision in one eye, in addition being physically scarred.
If this kind of injury happened to a child here in the United States, I'll bet there'd be a long line of people personally offering to rip the offending party apart limb by limb.