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Let's look at it from a larger perspective and find the answer." The director said sometimes creative people feel so frustrated that they just want to " fold hands and say leave us alone".
"We do not want escalation nor do we seek more tension, but we will not stand fold hands in the face of collective punishment; we will use political, diplomatic and legal means to react [to these threats]," ascertained Abbas.
Imagine, the people who fold hands, touch feet of rich and poor alike for votes, torturing this young girl to death.