Thursday, November 11, 2004

From the BBC : Arafat's body begins final return

A great leader of the oppressed has passed away. All hail him ! Like all humans, he was not perfect, and made errors of judgement. But he remainded focused on the end goal for his people: freedom, equality, and justice! All hail Rais Yasser Arafat.

** Arafat's body begins final return **
France holds a ceremony to bid farewell to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat as his body is flown to Cairo.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think what really floored me was just after his death Jay Leno referred to Arafat as a terrorist in an offhand kind of way. I don't pay much attention, I'll admit, but I hadn't had any idea the mainstream American dialogue about him had gone *that* far to the right.


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