Australian Journalist John Pilger dies He was a Fool for Peace

I was saddened to find out about John Pilger today after watching one of his videos. I met him many years ago and wanted to interview him myself he agreed and then unfortunately cancelled due to commitments.

What I loved about John Pilger was his courage. He did indeed speak truth to power and I am sure he was hated in many circles. No-one is popular who speaks the truth as those committing crimes fear exposure. He reminds the world of the human rights of the poorest people and fearlessly interviewed to reveal the truth that the mainstream media was too controlled to cover.

I appreciated that he stood by Julian Assange as many have abandoned courage in journalism and exposing truth.

He died on 30 December 2023, aged 84. The same age as my mother. She died 13 January, 2023, and also believed in speaking the truth to power.

Aljazeera pays tribute:

A few of his videos below.

I send love to his family and all those who supported him in independent journalism. May his dream of a world at peace be realised.