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Issue No. 1960

cartoon by Tim Sanders

cartoon by Tim Sanders

“Make no mistake, Britain will almost certainly have to sacrifice some of our ancient legal rights if we wish to protect our citizens.”
Daily Mail editorial

“There may be a few people inclined to make a link between the deaths in London and the intervention in Iraq. This is utterly flawed thinking.”
The Times

“Just on a personal basis, I saw the futures markets this morning, which were really in the tank, I thought ‘hmm, time to buy’.”
Brit Hume, presenter on Rupert Murdoch’s “fair and balanced” Fox News channel reacting to the London bombings

“If they had picked France instead of London to hold the Olympics, it would have been the one time where we didn’t worry about terrorism. They’d blow up Paris, and who cares?”
John Gibson, another Fox News presenter

“Our heartfelt condolences to the families of the 50-60 Iraqis who are killed every day in occupied Iraq. And our heartfelt condolences to the families of the tens of civilians who fell in London.”
Imad Khadduri, a Canadian-based Iraqi

“It is now open house on Muslims yet again, and it doesn’t matter how vociferously you condemn it, you are painted as the perpetrator.”
Tariq Saied, member of the Guardian’s Muslim youth council

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Sat 16 Jul 2005, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1960
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