Uploaded on May 3, 2007
On Monday 30th April, a panel of leading Ministers, MPs, and thinkers came together in the Houses of Parliament to discuss the future of humanitarian intervention, after the conflict in Iraq.
Discussion topics included the recent crisis in both Darfur and also Somalia, the failure of the Left to deal with the arguments
surrounding the promotion of democracy and international law, and the future for intervention.
The speakers were: -
Rt. Hon. Hilary Benn MP, the Secretary of State 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'.
Brendan Cox, Director of CrisisAction and co-organiser of Day for Darfur.
Gary Kent, Director of Labour Friends of Iraq.
Pat McFadden MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary at the Cabinet Office
The meeting was chaired by:
Karen Pollock, Chief Executive of the Holocaust Educational Trust.
This is clip 1/8, all clips are available on youtube.com/eustonmanifesto