12 November 2010
With Reference To Foreign & Commonwealth Office Documents Which Show How British Ministers, Parliament And People Have Been Misled
Note On The Author
Geoffrey Ronald Robertson QC (born 30 September 1946, Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian-born human rights lawyer, academic, author and broadcaster. He holds dual Australian and British citizenship.
He grew up in the Sydney suburb of Eastwood, attending Epping Boys' High School. He obtained his law degree from the Sydney Law School before winning a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Law. In 2006 he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Sydney.
Robertson currently lives with his wife and their two children in London.
Geoffrey Robertson is the founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers. He serves as a Master of the Bench at the Middle Temple, a recorder, and visiting professor at Queen Mary, University of London
“HMG is open to criticism in terms of the ethical dimension. But given the importance of our relations (political, strategic and commercial) with Turkey ... the current line is the only feasible option.”
Policy Memorandum, Foreign & Commonwealth Office to Minister
12 April 1999