Interesting Quotes

Cherie Blair, wife of British Prime Minister Tony Blair said this at a charity event for Medical Aid for Palestine, June 2002:

“As long as young people feel they have got no hope but to blow themselves up you are never going to make progress.”

Liberal Democrat member of the British Parliament Janet Tonge said this on Sky News:

“I do not condone suicide bombers but I do understand why people out there become suicide bombers ? it is out of desperation. If I was in their situation…I might just think about it myself. They are in a terrible plight and the world is standing by and watching. Something needs to be done.”

Professor Leighton Armitage, adjunct political science professor at Foothill College in the US has dared to say this of the Israeli treatment of Palestinians:

“And what are they doing with Palestinians, every day? They’re killing them. They’re walling them in, they’re essentially doing the same thing that was done to them… It’s exactly what Hitler did to the Jews.”

[via Jalan-Jalan]

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