Tuesday, June 20, 2006

A contrast in quotes

"[i]f there's time we always raise [human rights] issues"
Helen Clark, November 30, 2004
"As a general rule, the Prime Minister is concerned about human rights in a country and she raises those when she meets heads of state."
Prime Ministerial Spokesman, March 13, 2006
"I haven't raised that specific issue with him"
Helen Clark, on whether she had raised human rights with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, June 20, 2006