"The day will never come when any Palestinian would be arrested because of his political affiliation or because of resisting the occupation ...
"But the right to defend our people and to confront the aggression is granted and is legitimate.
"Saeed Seyam did not come to the government to revive any security co-operation or to protect the occupation and their settlers," he said. "I came to protect our people and their fighters, to protect their trees, their properties and their capabilities."
Thursday, March 23, 2006
Incoming Palestinian interior minister says he will not order the arrest of Palestinian fighters:
Posted by Matt Duss at 9:22 AM