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"If saving lives means I'm a traitor, so be it"

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Sep 28, 2004 2:05 am

From the Jerusalem Post.

<a href="http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite? ... =1"><b>"If saving lives means I'm a traitor, so be it"</b></a>
Yunis Owaidah is probably the only Palestinian who's not afraid to admit that he is a "collaborator" with Israel. On the contrary, the 63-year-old father of 12 even boasts of the fact that he has been collaborating with Israel since 1967.

"I've saved the lives of many innocent people," Owaidah said in an interview at his home in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras el-Amud. "If saving the lives of innocent civilians means that I'm a traitor, so be it."

Thousands of Palestinians who have made similar confessions over the past three decades have been either killed or ostracized by their families and communities. The last killings occurred in Tulkarm on Monday, when two suspected collaborators in their mid-20s were executed by Fatah gunmen. ...
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Post by Bruce » Tue Sep 28, 2004 3:13 am

A few lights still shine in a dark world. :(
Such potential!

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Post by moniker117 » Tue Sep 28, 2004 5:01 am

Wow, he is very brave. Sometimes, it takes great strength to do the right thing.