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Patrick Haseldine

Patrick John Haseldine (born 11 July 1942) is a former British diplomat who was dismissed in August 1989 by the then Foreign Secretary, John Major, for writing a letter to The Guardian newspaper, which was considered to constitute "various disciplinary offences constituting breaches of the Diplomatic Service Regulations". [1]

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Apartheid

Apartheid (an Afrikaans word meaning "the state of being apart", literally "apart-hood") was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by the National Party (NP), the governing party from 1948 to 1994.

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Attaché

In diplomacy, an attaché is a person who is assigned ("attached") to the diplomatic or administrative staff of a higher placed person or another service or agency.

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Bernt Carlsson

Bernt Wilmar Carlsson (21 November 1938 – 21 December 1988) was Assistant-Secretary-General of the United Nations and United Nations Commissioner for Namibia from July 1987 until he died on Pan Am Flight 103, which was blown up by Abdelbaset al-Megrahi over Lockerbie, Scotland on 21 December 1988.

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British High Commission

The British High Commission is a British diplomatic mission, equivalent to an embassy, found in many former British colonies that are now members of the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Clive Ponting

Clive Sheridan Ponting (born 13 April 1946) is a former senior civil servant, best known for leaking documents about the sinking of the ''Belgrano'' in the Falklands War.

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Conspiracy theory

A conspiracy theory is an explanatory hypothesis that accuses two or more persons, a group, or an organization of having caused or covered up, through secret planning and deliberate action, an event or situation which is typically taken to be illegal or harmful.

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Coventry Four

Four South African alleged arms smugglers were arrested by HM Customs & Excise officers in Coventry in March 1984 and charged with conspiring to export arms from Britain to apartheid South Africa in contravention of the mandatory UN arms embargo.

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Diplomatic rank

Diplomatic rank is the system of professional and social rank used in the world of diplomacy and international relations.

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Essex County Council

Essex County Council is the county council that governs the non-metropolitan county of Essex in England.

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European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR; Cour européenne des droits de l’homme) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Extradition

Extradition is the official process whereby one country transfers a suspected or convicted criminal to another country.

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, is a department of the British Government.

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Freedom of speech

Freedom of speech is the right to communicate one's opinions and ideas without fear of government retaliation or censorship.

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Freetown

Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.

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Gleneagles Agreement

The Gleneagles Agreement was unanimously approved by the Commonwealth of Nations at a meeting at Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Scotland.

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Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service

Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service (HMDS) is the diplomatic service of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, dealing with foreign affairs, as opposed to the Home Civil Service, which deals with domestic affairs.

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which, like the House of Lords (the upper house), meets in the Palace of Westminster.

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International sanctions

International sanctions are actions taken by countries against others for political reasons, either unilaterally or multilaterally.

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John Major

Sir John Major, (born 29 March 1943) is a British Conservative Party politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (Roberts, 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.

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Michael Dukakis

Michael Stanley Dukakis (born November 3, 1933) is an American politician who served as the 65th and 67th Governor of Massachusetts, from 1975 to 1979 and 1983 to 1991 respectively.

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Office of Fair Trading

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) was a not-for-profit and non-ministerial government department of the United Kingdom, established by the Fair Trading Act 1973, which enforced both consumer protection and competition law, acting as the UK's economic regulator.

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Office of Public Sector Information

The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (usually abbreviated as HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.

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Oliver Tickell

Oliver Tickell is a British journalist, author and campaigner on health and environment issues, and author of the book Kyoto2 which sets out a blueprint for effective global climate governance.

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Ongar, Essex

Ongar is a civil parish in the Borough of Brentwood in Essex, England.

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Open University

The Open University (OU) is a public distance learning and research university, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.

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Pan Am Flight 103

Pan Am Flight 103 was a regularly scheduled Pan Am transatlantic flight from Frankfurt to Detroit, via London and New York.

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Patrick Ryan (Irish priest)

Father Patrick Ryan, an Irish Catholic priest, left the Pallottine order in 1973 after refusing a transfer to a parish church in England.

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Paul Foot Award

The Paul Foot Award is an award given for investigative or campaigning journalism, set up by The Guardian and Private Eye in memory of the journalist Paul Foot, who died in 2004.

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Petition

A petition is a request to do something, most commonly addressed to a government official or public entity.

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Private Eye

Private Eye is a fortnightly British satirical and current affairs magazine based in London, England, edited by Ian Hislop.

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Question Time (TV series)

Question Time is a topical debate BBC television programme in the United Kingdom, based on Any Questions? The show typically features politicians from at least the three major political parties as well as other public figures who answer pre-selected questions put to them by a carefully selected audience.

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Robin Butler, Baron Butler of Brockwell

Frederick Edward Robin Butler, Baron Butler of Brockwell, (born 3 January 1938) is a retired British civil servant, now sitting in the House of Lords.

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Sarah Tisdall

Sarah Caroline Tisdall (born 1960 in Plymouth) is a former Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) clerical officer who was jailed for leaking British government documents to a newspaper in 1983.

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Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Foreign Secretary) is a senior official as one of the Great Offices of State within Her Majesty's Government and head of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

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St Ignatius' College

St Ignatius' College is a Catholic secondary school for boys, aged 11–18, located in Enfield, Greater London.

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Tam Dalyell

Sir Thomas Dalyell of the Binns, 11th Baronet (born 9 August 1932), known as Tam Dalyell, is a Scottish Labour Party politician who was a member of parliament in the House of Commons from 1962 to 2005.

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The Ecologist

The Ecologist is the title of a British environmental journal, then magazine, that was published from 1970 to 2009.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations

An Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations (USG) is a senior official within the United Nations System, normally appointed by the General Assembly on the recommendation of the Secretary-General for a renewable term of four years.

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United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority is a UK government research organisation responsible for the development of nuclear fusion power.

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United Nations Commissioner for Namibia

United Nations Commissioner for South-West Africa was a post created by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 1966 to assert the UN's direct responsibility for South-West Africa which was then under illegal occupation by apartheid South Africa.

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 418

United Nations Security Council Resolution 418, adopted unanimously on 4 November 1977, imposed a mandatory arms embargo against South Africa.

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10 Downing Street

10 Downing Street, colloquially known in the United Kingdom as "Number 10", is the headquarters of the executive branch of the British Government and the official residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury, a post which, for much of the 18th and 19th centuries and ever since 1905, is also held by the Prime Minister.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Haseldine

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