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BBC - crying for Arafat

Barbara Plett BBC correspondent, West Bank reports on Arafat's leaving - she can't quite explain why so few came to see him off but makes up for it herself...
BBC NEWS | Programmes | From Our Own Correspondent | Yasser Arafat's unrelenting journey

Yet when the helicopter carrying the frail old man rose above his ruined compound, I started to cry...
I remember how Palestinians admired his refusal to flee under fire. They told me: "Our leader is sharing our pain, we are all under the same siege."
And so was I.

That is the authentic voice of the BBC. Unbelievable isn't it?

Hat tip to Harry's Place: Tears for Arafat


Not unbelievable, coming from the BBC. In fact, that's quite restrained...

Bolshie bastards.

Arafat dead from Aids from his boyfirends? Suha Arafat desperate to find time to hide millions she has robbed from our people so she stops visit from P.L.O.leaders to verify if Arafat really is dead.She lives high luxury in Paris from the Aid & Donations.She never came near Yasser though she was free to come and go if she wants.Palestinian people hate her false life.Arafat family robbers too. And silly B.B.C. woman crying for him! =A joke?

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