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About Iain Orr

Iain Orr is the founder of BioDiplomacy. He worked in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) from 1968-2002.

Articles by Iain Orr

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The Chagos islanders: Britain's historic injustice


Britain's treatment of the inhabitants of a small island territory in the Indian Ocean is a political, legal and national disgrace that must be redressed, says former diplomat Iain Orr.
(This article was first published on 5 June 2006)

'You are here: personal geographies and other maps of the imagination,' Katharine Harmon

I map, therefore I am: Iain Orr finds delight in Katharine Harmon's charting of the imagination.

Who defends British values? Craig Murray in Uzbekistan

A former British ambassador's account of the British government's complicity with human-rights abuses in Uzbekistan illuminates the misguided diplomacy behind the "war on terror", writes Iain Orr.
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