Day: February 20, 2004

  • World Crisis Website

    I found out about this site because Danny Dayus, the site’s creator, liked one of my antiwar rants (Click here to see it, together with an amazingly incoherent comment). It’s a very well-organised site, one of the best resources I’ve seen in terms of political analysis. Well worth checking out if you want a broader…

  • Our Wonderful British Bobbies!

    “An inquiry into an alleged assault by an officer in Manchester, which was captured on CCTV, is to be supervised by the Police Complaints Authority. Video footage played in court apparently showed an officer repeatedly kicking Delbo King while on the ground.”Source: BBC News I’ve just seen the CCTV footage and there’s no apparently about…

  • The Worst UK Serial Killer

    “Police want to interview every serial killer in the UK in an attempt to better understand how they operated and to identify how early arrests can be made in future cases with other killers, it emerged today.”Source: The Guardian So, the police wish to better understand the mind of serial killers? I can understand that:…

  • 772 Days Of American Terror

    “Five of the nine Britons held without trial by the Americans at Guantanamo Bay are to be returned to the United Kingdom, Jack Straw, the Foreign Secretary, announced yesterday. As their families celebrated their release, international concern focused on the plight of up to 660 terror suspects, including a further four Britons, still being held…