Thursday, June 26, 2008

Bizarre remarks

From AFP

Burma's police chief, Khin Yee's remark about the arrests of some activists:

"They were not arrested. They are just being questioned."

More remarks regarding deported journalists:

"Some people enter the country with tourist visas and don't act like tourists."

"Some people overstep the boundaries by working as journalists. Those who
overstep the boundaries were deported. Actually, we should take legal action
against them, but we didn't do anything to them."


"About six people were deported because they overstepped the boundaries."


Thursday, June 05, 2008

Hope

From New York
Times
regarding Barack Obama's victory for the Democratic nomination:



"We as black people now have hope that we have never, ever had," Mr. Sam-Brew [an
immigrant from Ghana] said. "I have new goals for my little girl. She can't
give me any excuses because she's black."