Category Archives: Jack Straw

Craig Murray is the authoritative source on UK complicity in rendition and torture

https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/ Theresa May specifically and deliberately ruled out the Committee from questioning any official who might be placed at risk of criminal proceedings – see para 11 of the report. The determination of the government to protect those who were … Continue reading

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Commentary on and analysis of recent political events

Why did Jack Straw try to make it illegal for children at childrens’ homes to speak out about abuse? Was Jack Straw influenced by the fact that some of his friends and fellow politicians were paedophiles? Was this a desperate … Continue reading

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Commentary on and analysis of recent political events

Two main political news stories from yesterday dominate today’s news: the Gibson report and the completion of the trial of the murderers of soldier Lee Rigby. There was also a ceiling collapse at the packed Apollo theatre in the Soho … Continue reading

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Commentary on and analysis of recent political events

The big story today is the current UK coalition government’s attempts to hide the UK’s part in torture and rendition under the Tony Blair government. Despite repeated denials by liar Jack Straw at the time, evidence has surfaced that Tony … Continue reading

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Blair’s government allowed USA to spy on UK citizens

The Guardian and Channel4 – in a joint investigation – have released documents sourced by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The documents reveal that US intelligence agencies were given far greater powers to spy on UK citizens by UK intelligence agency GCHQ … Continue reading

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Surveillance technology out of control, says Lord Ashdown

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/18/surveillance-technology-out-of-control-ashdown The technology used by Britain’s spy agencies to conduct mass surveillance is “out of control”, raising fears about the erosion of civil liberties at a time of diminished trust in the intelligence services, according to the former Liberal Democrat … Continue reading

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No more evasion and prevarication – Britain’s elite must be held to account

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/17/chilcot-inquiry-tony-blair-bush The blocking of the Chilcot report underlines how the powerful shield their activities from the public Henry Porter  … It is the greatest scandal of British public life in a generation, yet Blair and his allies, such as Jack … Continue reading

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Torture inquiry ‘finds UK intelligence officers knew of mistreatment’

http://www.theguardian.com/law/2013/nov/14/torture-inquiry-gibson-report-intelligence-detainees Gibson report, published next week, is said to call for further investigation of how far British ministers were responsible An official investigation into the extent of the UK’s involvement in rendition and torture after 9/11 is reported to have … Continue reading

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Tony Blair kept Cabinet in the dark over Iraq ‘deliberately’ as ministers evaluated case for war in 2003

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tony-blair-kept-cabinet-in-the-dark-over-iraq-deliberately-as-ministers-evaluated-case-for-war-in-2003-8937814.html Members of Tony Blair’s Cabinet were “deliberately” excluded from seeing key documents drawn up by officials examining the case for war against Iraq, a former head of the Civil Service has claimed. Lord Butler, who led the Review of … Continue reading

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Jack Straw, evil torturing lying cnut

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/oct/10/jack-straw-torture-libyan-dissidents Jack Straw accused of misleading MPs over torture of Libyan dissidents Former foreign secretary named in legal documents concerning Gaddafi opponents held after MI6 tip-offs Jack Straw, the former foreign secretary, and Sir Mark Allen, a former senior MI6 … Continue reading

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Abdel Hakim Belhaj: justice barred for Libyan dissident, say lawyers

http://www.theguardian.com/global/2013/oct/23/abdel-hakim-belhaj-justice-llibyan-dissident UK effort to reject case of Libyan and wife, seized with MI6 help then abused by Gaddafi agents, called political expediency Britain’s intelligence agencies want to prevent a leading Libyan dissident and his pregnant wife, who were abducted with … Continue reading

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UK politics news review

A Step Towards the Dock … The offence is known by two names in international law: the crime of aggression and a crime against peace. It is defined by the Nuremberg Principles as the “planning, preparation, initiation or waging of … Continue reading

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Yet more confirmation that Tony Blair is a lying, divorced-from-reality war-mongering little shit

The Independent confirms that the interests of UK’s oil companies was central to Bliar & Co while they were publically lying and promoting some bullshit smokescreen about weapons of mass destruction, killing his own people – as if USUK wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Letter to Nick Clegg

Portion of a letter to Nick Clegg from Felicity Arbuthnot Response to Nick Clegg, UK Deputy Prime Minister | Dissident Voice A “no-fly zone” is another oxymoron, a total contradiction in terms. It means that Colonel Gaddafi’s “brutal, savage and unacceptable … Continue reading

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It is an honour to join the dissident bloggers

New year, new blog. This blog lived at http://blogs.cjb.net/dissident/ for slightly over five years. Before then I was an activist posting to various politics NNTP usenet newsgroups on issues such as opposition to the Iraq war, Bliar & Co, George … Continue reading

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