Thursday, March 02, 2006

Souiller la mémoire de Ghandi

Arundhati Roy (The Nation) : (...) Oh, and on March 2, Bush will be taken to visit Gandhi's memorial in Rajghat. He's by no means the only war criminal who has been invited by the Indian government to lay flowers at Rajghat. (Only recently we had the Burmese dictator General Than Shwe, no shrinking violet himself.) But when Bush places flowers on that famous slab of highly polished stone, millions of Indians will wince. It will be as though he has poured a pint of blood on the memory of Gandhi. (...)
[ ...Quand Bush posera les fleurs sur la dalle du mémorial, des millions d'indiens vont tressaillir (d'effroi). Ca sera comme s'l aurait versé du sang sur la mémoire de Ghandi...]