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February 12, 2013

‘Prisoner of conscience’: preview screening of British drama Complicit

By Nishat Ahmed The moral dilemma of being compliant in the ill-treatment of terror suspects was tackled at the Frontline Club with a preview screening of the feature-length TV drama, Complicit, on Monday 11 February. The audience watched a compelling account of the complexities faced by British intelligence services in their attempt to foil terror plots. […]

Monday 11 February 2013, 7:00 PM

Preview Screening: Complicit + Q&A

Confronting the key moral dilemma of our time, Complicit explores the moral compromises surrounding the use of torture in fighting the ‘War on Terror’. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Niall MacCormick, writer Guy Hibbert and producers Kevin Toolis and Jolyon Symonds moderated by Allan Little

December 15, 2011

ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 19- 25 December

A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 19 December to Sunday, 25 December fromForesightNews By Nicole Hunt EU and Ukrainian officials meet in Kiev on Monday for the annual EU-Ukraine Summit, with rumours abound that President Viktor Yanukovych is planning to skip the meeting in favour of the EurAsEC summit taking place in […]

August 20, 2009

Beards no longer a personal choice in Swat

wearing white Shalwar kameez and black shades over his eyes, sitting at reception area. “He has an appointment with you, he has come from Swat” my assistant informed me. I was confused; I had a meeting scheduled with Sarmad Behzaad, one of my dedicated news sources from the Swat region. “Send him in”, I asked […]