14 May 2007

Euston Manifesto debate on humanitarian intervention post-Iraq

On Monday 30th April, a panel of leading Ministers, MPs, and thinkers came together in Westminster Hall th the Houses of Parliament to discuss the future of humanitarian intervention, after the conflict in Iraq.

The speakers included:

Rt. Hon. Hilary Benn MP, Minister for International Development and a candidate for the Labour party deputy leadership.

Prof. Brian Brivati, Professor of Contemporary History and Human Rights at Kingston University.

Nick Cohen, journalist for the Observer and New Statesman, and author of ‘What’s Left? How Liberals lost their way’.

Gary Kent, Director of Labour Friends of Iraq.

Pat McFadden MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary at the Cabinet Office

Karen Pollock, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust.

Why am I telling you this now you might ask? Well, the entire debate has rather handily been posted on YouTube. Enjoy.



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