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    • Ruth
    • 07.03.10 | 19:15 (IST)

    It is sad that Mr. Copti chose to wait until the night of the Oscars to make such a political statement. He has the right to feel what he wants and personally I don't care if he feels Palestinian and not Israeli. However he and his co-director applied and accepted money from government sources and as such the film represents Israel. The Oscars are non-political and his comments are disrespectful to his own people many of whom won't agree with them. Does he actually believe that Christian Arabs live better in Moslem countries?

    from the article: Ajami co-director ahead of the Oscars: I don't represent Israel
    First published 10:28 07.03.10 | Last updated 18:01 07.03.10
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