Zitate von Gebran Tueni
Geburtstag: 17. September 1957
Todesdatum: 13. Dezember 2005
Gebran Tueni war ein libanesischer Journalist und Politiker.
Zitate Gebran Tueni
„Don't think it is easy for anyone to be forced to live abroad, far from his country, colleagues, wife and children. But sometimes I think, maybe if I am far away I will spare them difficulties and problems. I would transfer the danger to somewhere else and I would not involve those I love.“
Interview with LBC television station.
„It is time for us to put an end to our fear for which we paid a very heavy price, to face all the lies of the Syrian security regime.“
Dec. 1, 2005, editorial in An-Nahar.
„The Lebanese security authorities and the remnants of the Syrian system in Lebanon, and directly the Syrian regime from top to bottom, is responsible for every crime and every drop of blood spilled.“
June 2, 2005, following the assassination of colleague Samir Kassir.
„You must realize that many Lebanese are not at ease either with Syrian policy in Lebanon or with the presence of Syrian troops in our country.“
open letter to Syrian leader Bashar Assad, published March 23, 2000,
„We are on the edge of a new era. It can be something completely positive for Lebanon, and it can be something completely dark for Lebanon. … That's why we are really at a turning point where anything can happen.“
Associated Press interview, May 2000
This followed the withdrawl of Israeli troops from Lebanon.