Labour politician threatens to quit if bust to ‘pro-war’ journalist Christopher Hitchens goes up in Red Lion Square

October 26, 2012

LABOUR councillors are blocking plans to honour campaigning journalist Christopher Hitchens with a statue, with one of them branding the late writer as a “pro-war Islamophobe”. A trail of emails leaked to the New Journal show a sharp exchange between the British Humanist Association (BHA), which wants the statue to be erected in Red Lion Square, Holborn, and politicians representing the ward.

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Taylor Ryan said...

They must answer this issue on national TV. They must provide proper information for the public to know. An email can be modified easily so I don't think that this is reliable.


Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir