Spies, Lies and the War on Terror Book Launch

Spies, Lies and the War on Terror Book Cover

COMMITTEE AND ZED BOOKS would like to invite you to the launch of the new book

Spies, Lies and the War on Terror

by Paul Todd, Patrick Fitzgerald & Jonathan Bloch

Thursday 14 May, 6.30pm
Garden Court Chambers
57-60 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ

Refreshments provided!

Speakers include

Jonathan Bloch studied law at the University of Cape Town and the London School of Economics. He was politically active in South Africa and remains involved in Southern African causes. He is now a London-based businessman and is a Liberal Democrat councillor in the London Borough of Haringey. He co-authored British Intelligence and Covert Action and KGB/CIA, Global Intelligence: The World’s Secret Services Today and was also a co-author of three chapters in the collection Dirty Work 2: The CIA in Africa.

Louise Christian is a leading human rights lawyer, chair of Liberty, one of the Vice-Presidents of Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers; she acted for three of the British detainees at Guantanamo Bay.

Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed is Executive Director if the Institute for Policy Research and Development (IPRD) and teaches International Relations at the University of Sussex. He is the author of several books on terrorism, including The London Bombings: An Independent Inquiry and The War on Truth: 9/11, Disinformation and the Anatomy of Terrorism.

Ben Hayes, worked for Statewatch since 1996 and is Director of the Statewatch European Monitoring and Documenting Centre on Justice and Home Affairs in the EU (SEMDOC). He also works as researcher for the Transnational Institute on their militarism and globalisation programme. Widely published on civil liberties issues, Ben speaks regularly addressing international conferences, parliaments and intergovernmental organisations.

The event is sponsored by

  • Bar Human Rights Committee
  • Zed Books

For more information read the book synopsis

Order the book now using our Order Form


For information and RSVP contact CAMPACC

Estella Schmid:

  • Email: estella24@tiscali.co.uk
  • Tel: 020 7586 5892

Jonathan Bloch:

  • Tel: 07785 55 00 43
  • Email: j.bloch@spiesliesandwaronterror.com