My Blog

My thoughts, musings and opinions on combatting terrorism and the journey it has taken me on.

Visit to refugee camps in Jordan My trip to Jordan visiting ACTED
ACTED, the humanitarian agency that my brother David worked for, recently invited me out to see the refugee camps in…
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Mike Haines BBC World Service Interview
I gave an interview for the BBC World Service's Outlook programme that was aired on 6th February. Outlook is broadcast…
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Mike Haines school presentation School tour roundup
November saw the campaign continue its tour of schools all over the UK. We visited 14 schools in nine days and gave 16…
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David Haines conducting a presentation Building Bridges Symposium
The first Building Bridges Symposium was held 17-19 November at Al-Maktoum College Of Higher Education, in conjunction…
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School presentation Ark Burlington Danes Academy
On 20th October, I visited Burlington Danes Academy in the White City area of London as part of my schools-tour element…
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Foundation for Peace Dialogue Weekend  Ballycastle, Co Antrim Foundation for Peace Dialogue Weekend Ballycastle, Co Antrim
Last weekend I was in Northern Ireland for a Dialogue weekend, run by the Foundation for Peace based in Warrington. The…
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Mike Haines Light Up the Law
On 22 September here in Dundee we had an event on the Law hill. The event was in remembrance of those who have lost…
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Mike Haines shaking young student's hand Leicester School Visits
In early July, I travelled to Leicester to give talks at two local schools that on the surface appeared very…
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13th Anniversary of David Haines The Second Anniversary
September the 13th is the second anniversary of my brother's murder at the hands of terrorists. My family and I still…
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Mike Haines and Diane Foley Meeting with Diane Foley
My brother was held captive in Syria by Da'esh for 18 months. For some of that time he was held with other hostages.…
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