A convenient fiction has been hiding a scandal that’s been quietly unfolding at the human rights agency for several years.
Terry GlavinAuthor, Journalist, and Adjunct Professor in Creative Writing, University of British Columbia.
Terry Glavin is an author and journalist who has worked as a reporter, columnist, and editor for the Daily Columbian, the Vancouver Sun, and the Globe and Mail. His essays and criticism frequently appear in newspapers and magazines as diverse as Democratiya (New York), Lettre Internationale (Berlin), the National Post, Canadian Geographic, and the Vancouver Review. He is an occasional columnist for the online daily The Tyee and is an adjunct professor in the Creative Writing Department of the University of British Columbia. A co-founder of the Canada-Afghanistan Solidarity Committee, Terry is the author of six books and the co-author of three – his books have been published in Canada, Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The editor of Transmontanus Books, Terry has won more than a dozen literary and journalism awards, including the Hubert Evans Prize and several National Magazine Awards, and he was the recipient of the 2009 B.C. Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence.
By Terry Glavin,
Author, Journalist, and Adjunct Professor in Creative Writing, University of British Columbia.