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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Peter Tatchell

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Share Politics: Peter Tatchell
Protesters led by Peter Tatchell have disrupted a speech by Jeremy Corbyn, calling on the Labour leader to demand action to end the conflict in Syria. Corbyn halted his speech while several protesters held up banners with slogans including: “Step up and demand action in Syria” and “End the suffering in Aleppo”. Tatchell, a human rights campaigner who has previously supported the Labour party, shouted over the party leader to demand he do more to condemn the actions of Russia in the Syrian conflict. He told Share Radio's Colin Bloom why he felt drastic action was needed.
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Peter Tatchell


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Matthew Cook

Share Politics: Campaign Against Arms Trade

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Share Politics: Campaign Against Arms Trade
The sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia to use against Yemen, by the UK has long been a controversial one, as the UK also sends aid to Yemen. The Campaign Against Arms Trade has recently launched legal action against the UK government, to try and stop the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Matthew Cook spoke to Andrew Smith, from CAAT to discuss the legal case and the humanitarian crisis in Yemen
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Andrew Smith


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Rita Lobo

Share Politics: Standing Rock reservation

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Share Politics: Standing Rock reservation
Rita Lobo, is joined by Steve Newcomb, from the indigenous law institute to discuss the current situation at the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota. Plans to build a pipe line through the reservation have been heavily disrupted by protesters looking to protect the sacred land of the Sioux people.

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Matthew Cook

Share Politics: Population Monster

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Share Politics: Population Monster
Matthew Cooks talks to Professor John Guillebaud, Professor of Family Planning and Reproductive Health at UCl, to talk about family planning and population growth, areas that could face tough times ahead under President-elect Donald Trump
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John Guillebaud


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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Coco Soodek on Trump

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Share Politics: Coco Soodek on Trump
Colin is joined by US-based business expert and media commentator Coco Soodek to discuss the final days of Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
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Coco Soodek


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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Amnesty International - Torture in Syria

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Share Politics: Amnesty International - Torture in Syria
A report published this week by Amnesty International has described the torture of thousands of Syrian civilians suspected of not supporting Assad's regime. The human rights charity estimates that more than 17,700 people have died in detention since the start of the conflict, or 10 people a day. To discuss the report, Colin spoke with Kristyan Benedict, Amnesty's Syria Campaign manager.
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Kristyan Benedict


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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Republicans Overseas

Colin Bloom
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Share Politics: Republicans Overseas
Kate Andrews, from Republicans Overseas, joins Colin Bloom to discuss the current situation with the US Elections. Kate explains how Hilary Clinton is likely to be the Democratic candidate against the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump. She also discusses the competition between Bernie Sanders and Clinton ahead of the campaign.
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Kate Andrews


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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Fearless Women Campaign

Colin Bloom
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Share Politics: Fearless Women Campaign
Share Politics with Colin Bloom, talking to Wangu Kanja from the Wangu Kanja Foundation, Girish Menon, Chief Executive of ActionAid and Patty Whaley, Trustee from ActionAid, about Action Aid's Fearless Women Campaign to help end violence against women and girls.
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Wangu Kanja, Girish Menon, Patty Whaley


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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Syrian Refugee Crisis

Colin Bloom
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Share Politics: Syrian Refugee Crisis
Colin Bloom, talking to Krish Kandiah, founder of Homes For Good, about housing Syrian refugees and how ordinary people can help out.
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Krish Kandiah


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Colin Bloom

Share Politics: Benjamin Netanyahu state visit

Colin Bloom
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Share Politics: Benjamin Netanyahu state visit
Share Politics Colin Bloom, talking to Areeb Ullah, freelance journalist, about the recent petition to arrest Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to London.
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Areeb Ullah


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