Give us gusto

July 3, 2006 at 4:52 pm (Espresso)

Jailed Iranian journalist Akbar Ganji is now free – to join Nobel peace prize winner Shirin Ebadi on the international lecture circuit. At a London anti-war rally in June, however, much loved British politician Tony Benn did not even hang around to hear her speech – he left after making his own, an embarrassment for the poor woman. If Ganji is to follow in his lawyer’s footsteps, let’s hope he’s more engaging.

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