Wednesday, December 05, 2012 2:31 am
Quotations of the day
By The Associated Press
"By continuing these war crimes of settlement activities on our lands and stealing our money, Israel is pushing and forcing us to go to the ICC." - Nabil Shaath, a senior Palestinian official, speaking of going to the International Criminal Court in response to Israel cutting off $100 million in tax transfers and its plan to build thousands of new homes in West Bank settlements.
"I wanted to help the man, but I couldn't figure out how to help. It all happened so fast." - Freelance photographer R. Umar Abbasi, who has been criticized for taking the photo of a man before he was killed by an oncoming subway train.