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Parliament or prison for our MP?

HOT’s Chris Coverdale, an anti-war activist and stickler for the law, believes Britain’s politicians and voters should take the country’s international undertakings on refraining from waging war seriously. Here he examines local MP Amber Rudd’s relevant voting record and asks whether we should re-elect Ms Rudd or send her and her colleagues to prison.

Posted 09:58 Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 In: Election 2017 Tags: Afghanistan Amber Rudd Chris Coverdale election Iraq Nuremberg Syria UNESCO war

Don’t pay taxes to support illegal wars!

Both international and national law make waging war and the funding of war illegal, says local peace activist Chris Coverdale. If tax is used to pay for illegal war, taxpayers may be complicit in the illegality. But armed with this knowledge, it is also in their power to compel governments to uphold, obey and enforce international law and bring a permanent end to war and mass murder.

Posted 17:41 Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 In: Campaigns Tags: Chris Coverdale David Cameron Magna Carta Nuremburg War Crimes Tribunal Rome Statute taxation trust Teresa May Terrorism Tony Blair Treaty for the Renunciation of War UN Declaration on Principles of International Law war
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