Taxpayer Funded Terrorist Salaries



Edwin Black,
award-winning, New York Times bestselling international investigative author
TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Tuesday 20th October 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 18, House of Commons, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA

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In recent years there has been a number of reports on taxpayer money acting as terrorist salaries. There has been raising concern about the relationship between UK aid money, the Palestinian Authority, and reward payments to terrorists. As an international investigative author, Edwin Black will discuss his book ‘Financing the Flames: How Tax-Exempt and Public Money Fuel a Culture of Confrontation and Terrorism in Israel’.

By kind invitation of Guto Bebb MP, The Henry Jackson Society is pleased to invite you to an event with Edwin Black. Mr Black will offer his thoughts on Taxpayer Funded Terrorist Salaries and answer questions from the audience.

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Edwin Black is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling international investigative author of 120 award-winning editions in 14 languages in 65 countries, as well as scores of newspaper and magazine articles in the leading publications of the United States, Europe and Israel. With more than a million books in print, his work focuses on human rights, genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, academic fraud, philanthropy abuse, oil addiction, alternative energy and historical investigation. Editors have submitted Black’s work eleven times for Pulitzer Prize nomination, and in recent years he has been the recipient of a series of top editorial awards. He has also contributed to a number of anthologies worldwide.

For his human rights investigations, Black has been interviewed on hundreds of network broadcasts from Oprah, the Today Show, CNN Wolf Blitzer Reports and NBC Dateline in the US, to the leading networks of Europe and Latin American. His human rights works have been the subject of numerous documentaries, here and abroad. Many of his books have been optioned by Hollywood for film, with two in active production. His latest film is the screen adaptation War Against the Weak, based on his book of the same name. Black’s speaking tours include hundreds of events in dozens of cities each year, appearing at prestigious venues from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. to the Simon Wiesenthal Institute in Los Angeles, also in Europe from London’s British War Museum and Amsterdam’s Institute for War Documentation to Munich’s Carl Orff Hall.

In recent times he has appeared to speak, lecture or testify numerous times in various legislatures on a variety of social justice issues: U.S. House of Representatives, North Carolina General Assembly, the European Parliament, and the Canadian House of Commons. In February and early March 2014, Black appeared before four parliaments in four weeks: The British House of Commons in London, the European Parliament in Brussels, the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem, and finally the U.S. House of Representative Foreign Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C. Black is a leading contributor to The Cutting Edge News, which receives more than 1.5 million visits monthly, as well as the Huffington Post, the Times of Israel, and numerous other on-line publications. His investigations and human rights articles are syndicated regularly to publications worldwide.




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