JD: The headline read this, Palestinian Authority chasing down homosexuals. Now first of all remind everybody just briefly who the PA is, the Palestinian Authority, and talk to me about this headline will you please?
IM: The Palestinian Authority is the governing body of the Palestinian people in Judea and Samaria and they are the official representatives of the Palestinians around the world. They announced last week the chief of police that they had received word that a group of Palestinians who were homosexuals-gays and they wanted to have some kind of gathering together. The police heard about it and they made a public announcement. They asked on Palestinians to inform them about any person that’s connected to this organization called Rainbow is considered a violation of the highest ideals and values of Palestinian society. They promised that they would track them down arrest them and prosecute them just for having an event where gay people could get together.