Friday, November 05, 2004

Arundhati Roy Awarded Peace Prize

No, not the Nobel, even though she deserves that, the City of Sydney Peace Prize. In her speech she proclaimed the Iraq war "cowardly" and promptly chastised the Australian government for supporting it. She then donated her $50,000 prize money to three Aboriginal foundations. (link via Bookninja. Note: article site will ask you to register)