A flawed artiste in a flawed world.
“..it is difficult to justify or even comprehend how a writer like Handke qualifies for the award, unless of course the Swedish Academy has decided that pro-genocide propaganda is the “ideal direction”.
Very pleased to highlight the importance of @SrebrenicaUK in Parliament yesterday and the forthcoming 25th commemoration. Thank you to Remembering Srebrenica ensuring we never forget.
Ratko Mladić is in UN custody pending appeals against the Nov 2017 trial judgment jailing him for life for war crimes inc. the #Srebrenica genocide.
A status conference is listed Jan 2020 where his lawyers are again expected to raise his declining health.
Tone deaf: Swedish Academy defends Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win.
“In 50 years ... Peter Handke, just like Beckett, will be among the most obvious choices the Swedish Academy ever made, of that I am certain,”
UK Hate Crime:
1. REPORT it to STOP it. Dial 101 or, in an emergency, 999
2. THREE QUARTERS of Hate Crimes are racist, up 11% year on year.
3. Hate Crimes around religion increased by another 3%.
Full report at https://t.co/7iG0K6E5cS