George Jonas, who has died aged 80, was a journalist, novelist and poet who fled the brutal Soviet suppression of the 1956 Hungarian revolution for a new life in the West, where he became one of Canada’s best loved and most controversial opinion makers on issues from criminal law, war and politics to Islamism and multiculturalism.
The cause was not specified; he had been ill for the past several years with Parkinsonism.
We lost a great one.
I have long been a fan. Rest in peace.