Thursday, June 03, 2010

The flotilla incident has boosted Sheikh Raid Salah's profile considerably. Last night al Jazeera had a documentary about him and interviews with his family. They all seemed wonderful, but it is not surprising to hear now that Israel might have been targeting him in the confusion. Men like him quickly become targets because they are effective and charismatic. I haven't read anything by him so I don't know how sophisticated his thought is, but he seems a genuine and honest man.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I have watched it Maysaloon, I got the same impression of an honest and genuinely dedicated man. I also liked his drawings - I think the documentary managed to show a sensitive and gentle family man who believes passionately in a cause. Basically, the opposite of what Israel would want the world to believe.