Opinion: They said it

'Seeing the white band on the Prime Minister's wrist is welcome, but we wonder what it really means.' - ActionAid's Steve Tibbett after Tony Blair sported a Make Poverty History wristband

'Doctors will be forced to choose between killing patients and leaving the profession. It will destroy what is left of medical ethics in this country.' - Joe Smeaton of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children on the proposed Mental Capacity Bill, being debated here as American Terri Schiavo's feeding tube controversy raised debate on euthanasia

'The psychosocial impact of this is going to be a huge challenge for humanitarian agencies. Repeated tremors are having a lasting impact on people's psyches.' - Dr Unnikrishnan, ActionAid's humanitarian and emergencies co-ordinator, on the Sumatra earthquake in Indonesia

'The proposed new Food Trust will simply waste money.' - Barnardo's on the Government's proposal to establish a trust in response to the Jamie Oliver school meals campaign

'The two dead dolphins now lying on the French Embassy's steps represent a tiny part of a massive problem. Governments should act immediately and ban pair trawling now.' - Oliver Knowles, Greenpeace campaigner, after dead dolphins were delivered to government offices in Paris and London.

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