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‘Diabolical & absurd’: Outrage as Save the Children gives Tony Blair Global Legacy Award

Published time: November 20, 2014 18:17

Former Minister of the United Kingdom and Global Legacy Award Honoree Tony Blair. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Save The Children/AFP)

Former Minister of the United Kingdom and Global Legacy Award Honoree Tony Blair. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Save The Children/AFP)

A decision by UK charity Save the Children to give Tony Blair its annual Global Legacy Award has unleashed a torrent of criticism highlighting the former PM’s role in Britain’s 2003 Iraq war and his controversial business dealings in the Middle East.

The former Labour leader, who is currently a key focus of a public inquiry into Britain’s invasion of Iraq, received the honor on Wednesday night at a star-studded gala hosted by the charity in New York.

Save the Children’s decision to offer Blair the award has provoked outrage across the UK, with critics insisting the move utterly discredits the charity

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