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June 23, 2006

Peacefull Jihate in Palostan – Ph. D.: ‘Kassams aren’t meant to kill’

Filed under: Global Jihad, Islam, Israel, Mellemøsten, Terror — limewoody @ 1:12 pm

  http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150885830593&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Mohammad Kafarna is a sheikh, a Ph.D. professor of the Arabic language, and a member of Hamas's political wing.

Since February 2005 he is also the mayor of Beit Hanun, a job that has become practically mission impossible.  

Violence and poverty plague his city of some 30,000. Unemployment is at 70%, physical abuse within families is increasing, and political factions and extended families are fighting and killing each other.

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In any case, he claimed, the Kassams were harmless. "These are very elementary rockets," he said. "They are not for killing. They are for rejecting the occupation."

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