Hitchens emerges as a voice of resistance that echoes through the twenty first century.
- Fahad Zuberi
It matters today because totalitarianism has created precedence in world politics, and newer totalitarian ideas are on the rise.
‘Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. The grave will supply plenty of time for silence.’
And having lived true to what he said for sixty-two years, Christopher Eric Hitchens remained anything but a silent spectator.
It would not be an exaggeration to claim that a voice as strong and as polemic as that of Hitchens has not shown itself to the world since his death in 2011.
Thirteenth of April marks the…