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Robin Yassin-Kassab

Translation and Conflict

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Here was me, Dan Gorman and Samia Mehrez talking about translation and conflict for the Literary Translation Centre at the London Book Fair 2013.

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Written by Robin Yassin-Kassab

July 14, 2013 at 9:27 pm

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  1. Robin,

    The arab world is falling apart and the leader you put up with for so long because he only killed Jews (through Hezbollah), is now killing your own helpless people. Tables are turned. I hate to tell you I told you so, but I told you so.

    So now your in a quandry because you want to resist Israel and Assad at the same time? Boy, you ARE an idealist!

    Better hurry up habibi, 9 months isn’t a long time!

    Akbar Palace

    July 30, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    • dont know what you mean by nine months. i don’t think assad ever really resisted israel, but hizbullah did, and i supported it. i still would. there’s a difference, you see, between resisting occupation and apartheid and siding with a tyrant against a revolutionary people. i continue to oppose arab dictatorships and i continue to oppose zionist occupation and apartheid. no contradiction there.

      Robin Yassin-Kassab

      August 11, 2013 at 3:16 pm


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