Oslo, Guantánamo and Chernobyl. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 25.10.10 | 08:08 (IST)

    Oslo is the charming city, capital of Norway. Guantánamo is a happy, hot, musical city in southeastern Cuba, home to the world famous song "Guajira Guantanamera" (I've heard it sung even in Hungarian...), and Chernobyl was the site of many Chassidic masters teaching. Why do have to be prostituted by a "failed?" peace process, a US illegal prison and base, and a nuclear accident? They are the Lidice, Guérnica and Oswiecim of our times. How innocent these cities are, and how arrogant it is our refering to totally different things by abusing their names.

    from the article: The end of Oslo
    First published 00:55 25.10.10 | Last updated 00:55 25.10.10
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