Monday, May 23, 2005

Gaddafi Junior links compensation for Jews to Palestinian demands

The good news, according to the Libyan leader's son, Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, is that Libyan Jews are welcome to visit the country of their birth. The bad news is that 'if they are Israeli, they will first need to give Palestinians back their homes.'

According to a Jerusalem Post report of 23 May - despite professing a lack of interest in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ('I'm more interested in Darfur now', Seif claims) - Gaddafi Junior continues to make an unabashed political linkage between the demands of Libyan Jews and Palestinians ( previously dismissed by some Jewish quarters as 'for Palestinian consumption only')and attaches impossible conditions to earlier declarations that Libya is prepared to compensate Libyan Jews for their lost property and assets.
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