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The Forgiveness Project Annual Lecture Clare Short “No Forgiveness Without Justice?” Followed by a panel discussion with Elizabeth Turner, Bassam Aramin & Colin Parry. Event Chaired by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown Thursday 6th October 2011 Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, London N1 2UN 7.00pm Doors open 6.30pm Tickets £12.50 + booking fee Tickets available online from the Union Chapel website - www.unionchapel.org.uk Alternatively by post direct from The Forgiveness Project. Go to www.theforgivenessproject.com for further details

The Forgiveness Project Annual Lecture Clare Short was Member of Parliament for Birmingham Ladywood from 1983 to 2010 and Secretary of State for International Development in Tony Blair’s government from 1997 until her resignation from that post in 2003. Among other issues her current work is focused on the Palestinian/ Israeli conflict, the urbanisation of the poor and humanitarian action in Africa. Colin Parry O.B.E JP. is a tireless campaigner for Peace and has become a prominent authority and speaker in the years following the IRA bombing in Warrington in which his son was killed. Following this tragic event, Colin and his wife Wendy founded The Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation For Peace in Warrington.

Elizabeth Turner’s husband, Simon Turner, was at a breakfast meeting at the World Trade Centre in New York when the twin towers were attacked on Sept 11th 2001. Pregnant with their first child, Elizabeth’s life was catapulted into a new direction.

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is a regular columnist for The Independent. Known for her sharp commentary on issues of politics, race and religion, she won the George Orwell Prize for political journalism in 2002 and the Emma Award for Journalism in 2004. She is also a radio and television broadcaster and author of several books. Her latest book is The Settler’s Cookbook, A Memoir of migration, love and Food.

Bassam Aramin became involved in the Palestinian struggle as a boy growing up in the ancient city of Hebron. At 17, he was caught planning an attack on Israeli troops, and spent seven years in prison. In 2005, he co-founded Combatants for Peace, an organisation of former Israeli and Palestinian combatants leading a non-violent struggle against the occupation.

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Annual Lecture  

No Forgiveness Without Justice? by Clare Short

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