Thursday, May 30, 2002

Palestinian Woman Chooses Life

Why did she change her mind? Her handlers told her to dress like a modern Israeli woman, with her hair loose, makeup, sunglasses and tight-fitting trousers.

"I didn't want to do this because it was against my religious beliefs," she told the newspapers.

Her disillusionment with her handlers grew when she was told that she should blow herself up before she reached the target if she thought she was going to be caught.

"Blow up for nothing? What is this - trading in the blood of martyrs only so that my handlers can say that they executed the operation?" she said.

Oh well, women aren't promised the 6 dozen or so virgins for martyrdom in heaven anyway ...

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