Man Booker Winner Howard Jacobson

3 Responses to “Man Booker Winner Howard Jacobson”

  1. Booker Prize: the Jacobson Question « Shiraz Socialist Says:

    […] Jacobson has won the Man Booker prize for ‘The Finkler Question’: this has pissed off a lot of people, especially professional “anti-Zionists”. I haven’t yet read the […]

  2. Blacklisted Dictator Says:

    Classic stuff from Howard Jacobson.
    Please post more video from the meeting.

  3. Blacklisted Dictator Says:

    Interesting to note the international silence with regard to the
    imprisonment of academics in Iran..
    13 , October , 2010

    Bojnourd University Professor Hadi Hakim-Shafaei has been sentenced to 3 years in prison.

    RAHANA: The Appeals Court of Northern Khorasan has reduced the 3 year prison sentence of the professor who is a Green Movement supporter to one year of imprisonment.
    According to JARS, Hadi Hakim-Shafaei, a post- election detainee, had been sentenced to 3 years in prison for acting against national security, anti-regime propaganda and insulting the Supreme Leader by the 2nd branch of the Bojnourd Revolutionary Court. He was acquitted for the charge of acting against national security by the 4th branch of the appeals court presided by Judge Pirgazi and sentenced to one year of imprisonment.

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