By Jonathan Hoffman
July 26, 2012
But there should be one minute's silence in the Stadium ... can it really be that the IOC's policy stems from fear of the reactions of those nations opposed to Israel?
Please observe the silence at 11am tomorrow....
Of course the IOC has not been swayed by this kind of obscene argumentation ... has it ............:
The Palestinian Authority is against the moment of silence at the Olympics to commemorate the Israeli athletes murdered at the Munich Olympics in 1972. According to the headline in the official PA daily, "Sports are meant for peace, not for racism."
Here's a report of the moving commemoration and 1 minute's silence held in Trafalgar Square London on the morning before the Opening Ceremony (Friday 27 July):
The son of one of the victims explains the shocking reason why the IOC will never remember the Munich Massacre: