Jab and Go?

Jab and Go? 

By Fra Hughes

As the Covid 19 pandemic literally works its way through our society we have many people, governments and institutions, pressing for full vaccination.

From the podium, in London, Dublin and Belfast, we hear the mantra, stay at home, follow the guidelines, socially distance and wait for the vaccine.

I agree with this. While I have concerns around the delays in implementing the lockdowns, track and trace, and allowing schools to remain open, I am no Covid denier. China, New Zealand, and Vietnam have shown us, how a robust response to Covid 19, through prioritising peoples lives over the economy, as drastically reduced death rates and increased survival rates. We can rebuild the economy but we cannot rebuild lost lives.

The latest advice is to wait for the vaccine and to get vaccinated.

This is being portrayed by many as the end game for Covid 19 in the short to medium term.

I understand the value of a safe vaccine.

It will help protect life going forward and alleviate pressure on the National Health Service.

It is not immunisation.

It is not a magic bullet

It is not going to stop Covid 19.

What it will do, is help those who contract the virus to have a better chance of survival.

Thus saving lives and reducing the number of admissions to hospital and the need for intensive care therapy.

It will allow the NHS  to catch its breath and return to providing health service provision, not emergency health intervention.

For those who portray the vaccine as the way out of this pandemic nightmare, we must take a step back and review the facts.

The vaccine will not prevent infection, reinfection or transmission of the virus.

All those vaccinated can continue to become infected and pass on this deadly viral disease.

Many may be asymptomatic.

The airline industry pundits such as Ryan Air and others are promoting the idea that vaccinations could be a passport to travel.

The jab and go syndrome.

If you have been vaccinated you’re safe to travel nationally and internationally.

This is completely erroneous. In fact, it is well documented that Covid 19 came to these shores via holiday and business travellers.

We can vaccinate the whole country but one person bringing Covid in or a new stronger variant such as the one from South Africa could very well bring us all back to square one.

The only safe measure for travel is a negative PCR test for Coviid 19 before departure.

Anyone wishing to go to any country for any reason must get the test done prior to travel in both directions.

What are the Mandarins at Stormont and the cabal in the assembly doing to safeguard our society and protect lives going forward? 

Many families and individuals once vaccinated and indeed many of those who are not will demand the right to travel, once the travel corridors are reopened.

We must insist that travellers have a negative Covid test before departure in both directions.

This will incur a significant expense on behalf of the traveller, especially those travelling with family.

I encourage the cabal on the hill to cap these costs to prevent largess and profiteering from the private sector and indeed I would go further and demand the government performs these tests at cost price, through GP surgeries, Chemists and specialised centres.

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Justice for Noah

Justice for Noah

By Fra Hughes Belfast.

On Thursday, January 7, 2021, Fiona Donohoe led a cavalcade of hundreds of cars with perhaps thousands of people on a marathon drive across Belfast, from Blacks Road Park and Ride, to the gates of Stormont, home to the Northern Ireland regionally devolved government.

This convoy ‘Justice for Noah’ was warmly welcomed by hundreds of well-wishers along the route, which took in many of the main arterial routes in the city. This was in stark contrast to the greeting Fiona and Noahs Army received at the seat of power, where the gates remained firmly shut and all that those attending could do, was to place blue ribbons symbolically on the closed gates, which may represent the closed hearts and minds of the local administration. Fiona called for a full, thorough and transparent investigation into the death of her 14-year-old son.

Noah disappeared on  Sunday, June 21, 2020, while cycling across  Belfast to meet friends.

The young 14-year-old grammar school pupil attended St Malachys College in North Belfast a few miles from his home on the Ormeau Road, in South Belfast.

He had arranged to meet some friends from school and visit a Belfast Castle and country park as part of his Duke of Edinburgh Award duties.

He never reached his friends. He never returned home. He was last seen on naked on his bicycle at 18.11 on the Shore Road near its junction with Northwood Road.

His bike was found along with some of his clothing, although his coat and backpack containing his laptop where not located at the scene.

A missing person protocol was then launched but it was not until the following Tuesday night that searches were organised by the community to find young Noah.

An anonymous telephone caller told police Noah had fallen from his bike and may have sustained a head injury, leading to the suspicion he may have been disorientated and confused.Noah was wearing his helmet at that time.

Several hundred people then answered a public call to assist in finding Noah, the park near Northwood road , where it was believed he was last seen, was thoroughly searched to include part of the storm drain system that was located there.

There were two further searches the following day, Wednesday when all those involved felt they had done everything in their power and called for a better organised and resourced police/mountain rescue team search operation.

The Police had painted a public picture of a young boy who fell off his bike, sustained a head injury, who temoved all his clothes and disappeared in public with no witnessness, on a sunny bright Sunday evening at dinner time.

They repeated, that the fall may have led to his disorientation and there was conjecture he might have suffered from overheating due to concussion and that is why he may have stripped off his clothes?

Noah was found dead six days later, in the storm drain system several hundred metres from where the Police believe he must have entered?

I was informed by some of those on the search that the drain system had been partially searched by a trained recovery dog, who found no trace of Noah. This was on the previous Wednesday although it is possible Noah was beyond the dog’s scent range? I took part in all three searches along with my partner.

The Coroners case is ongoing.

There are reports that the post mortem concluded Noah suffered no head injury, which places the events which may have occurred due to supposed head injury in serious doubt.

Noah’s bag and laptop were subsequently offered for sale at a Cash Converters store with Noah’s name and address still visible on his school books.

The staff contacted the Police and a suspect was arrested.

A petty criminal with previous convictions has pleaded guilty to ‘theft by finding’ and will be sentenced soon. He claimed he just happened to find Noahs belongings hanging on a fence?

The facts remain. Noah left home in South Belfast and traversed the city centre cycling onto the Shore road where he disappeared.

Noah a boy of mixed race is survived by his mum Fiona who is leading calls for full disclosure of the facts of his disappearance and death.

Noah attended a catholic school and disappeared in a loyalist/unionist/protestant area where two weeks previously a young catholic boy, also cycling part of the route taken by Noah, was pushed from his bike, had the BIcycle stolen and had to receive hospital treatment for head sustained during the assault.

While no one is claiming Noah was the victim of a sectarian incident the fact remains that Fiona, Noah’s mum, believes that an incompetent, incomplete and inconclusive police investigation has failed to redress some of the very fundamental questions as to what happened to a 14-year-old happy go lucky boy, who wanted to be a doctor when he grew up, how he ended up naked in a storm drain and why it took 6 days to recover his body.

Why did the police push the line of enquiry that a head injury caused Noah to become disorientated and remove his clothes, climb into a drainage tunnel and subsequently drown when the child sustained no such injury if the state autopsy is to be believed is a cause for concern?

While hundreds of cars and thousands of people attended the car rally vigil . Two things remain of concern.

The convoy was received with closed curtains and closed doors in the very streets around were Noah disappeared.

The convoy it is claimed took up to two hours to pass any single point alon the route to Stormont, lights flashing and horns blaring. Many have commented on the apathy and lack of support offered by many residents of the shore road, which was in complete contrast to the rest of the convoy route.I was on the convoy myself.

Stormont which houses the local assembly had the gates firmly closed to the cavalcade and the silence of the local media and politicians is deafening.

This silence is compounded by the see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil attitude shown by the MP for North Belfast John Finucan, the MP for South Belfast Claire Hanna and the local Justice Minister Naomi Long. Soundbites and hand wringing are not good enough.

There are nearly 100,000 people in Noah’s Army, online.

As we approach week 30 from Noah’s dissappearance and the weekly Sunday Twitter storm at 6.11,  #Noahsarmy, #week30, #Remembermynoah, the call, the campaign and our united community are demanding Justice for Noah and answers for Fiona.

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Why we need a strong China in 2021

Why we need a strong China 

By Fra Hughes

There are two visions of a brave new world going forward as we face the Covid 19 pandemic. One is a unipolar world with a new capitalist globalist world order and the other is a multipolar world based on mutual cooperation and respect.

One speaks of domination and control and the other of respect and mutual assistance.

The great military super power, the United States of America, speaks to the former and China the great economic power speaks to the latter.  

So the eternal struggle of competing narratives, competing ideologies, competing strengths and weaknesses, continue as much today as it ever has from when people first banded together, for mutual aid and self-defence, in tribes, then regions, countries, continents international collectives and coalitions.

The choice is very stark yet unspoken, as mainstream media in the west continues to blame Russia for electing Trump and China for the Covid 19 pandemic in a never-ending propaganda war, where the interests of globalist corporations, are promoted, by compromised western political leaders and the narrative from the other side remains unheard and silenced, given no equivocation.

We live in a world where America, Nato and the former imperialist powers of Britain, France and increasingly Germany continue to interfere in the internal political developments of its former colonies from Afghanistan through Libya Iraq Iran Yemen Syria and Palestine.

Where the old forms of gunboat diplomacy continue, as negotiations are held under the threat of sanctions, regime change movements, military incursions and boots on the ground.

The West seeks to control other nations for the benefit of its business class and the military-industrial complex.

The rich pay no taxes.

The poor and the working class see their taxes spent on increased military budgets, not for their safety but the enrichment of the 1%.

The poor fight the imperialist wars, so the capitalist corporations can engorge themselves on resource theft and the largesse that accompanies military campaigns and occupations.

The profits made from dropping multi-million-dollar bunker-busting munitions on Iraq are not invested in rebuilding Iraq after regime change wars nor on the displaced, wounded or grieving, but on more weapons of mass destruction. More expensive munitions designed not only to kill more efficiently but to create more profit when they launch the next operation ‘Freedom’ on some impoverished third world country?

The west continues to use the 15th-century ideology of divide and conquer, invade and occupy, to continue to build its wealth on the backs of the poor.

It is an ideology of theft through violence using superior military might to destroy not an enemy, not a dictator, not fascism, all of which they have supported in the past and continue to support today, but as a means to an end.

You have something we need (insert need here), in a country or region (insert country and region here) and we need to justify our action (makeup and insert justification here).

In total and complete contrast we have China.

A country that is investing heavily in infrastructure throughout West Asia and Africa.

The Belt and Road initiative is the greatest possible achievement of man since the building of the Great Wall of China.

A building scheme envisioned to take decades-spanning continents, increasing Global commerce and bringing tens of millions out of poverty and into to growing economies.

While America tries to supplement its wealth through bombings and starvations, China is building alliances and trade deals .Policies designed to increase Chinas economic growth through mutual cooperation. 

Trade, not wars, would be the byword for continued Chinese growth, not at the expense of other nations but in tandem with them.

A rising tide lifts all boats, would be the best description of Chinese economic foreign policy.

Death, destruction, occupation, displacement and a massive human refugee crisis, arise from one policy of militarism while homes, education, health, jobs and longer life expectations arise from a policy of mutual cooperation.

Economic growth for many of the western economies is expected to stagnate or grow by a few percentage points, as their capitalist systems of administration fail not only to safeguard their populations from the covid 19 pandemic but also their economies.

China, however, is expected to post nearly 10% growth figures in 2021. Having fully enforced a lockdown to curb the pandemic to protect the people and the economy it is ready to reap the benefits.

Thankfully we have a workable, successful, antidote to western capitalist imperialism in a China that has brought tens of millions out of poverty in its own country in the last 40 years. 

The West in stark contrast has been steadily going in the other direction, with an epidemic of homelessness, a food poverty crisis an increase in numbers of the working poor, a decrease in life expectancy and a continued governmental inhuman thirst for war and violence.

The pro-capitalist austerity policies pursued by the west may yet see a revolution in the very heart of the capitalist empires and the in the belly of the beast America.

Dont be like the West.Be like China!

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The Death of a Resistance Fighter. Lt General Qassem Soleimani.

The Death of a Resistance Fighter. Lt General Qassem Soleimani

By Fra Hughes

January 3rd 2021 marks the first anniversary of the martyrdom of one of Iran’s foremost Generals, military leaders and regional strategists. He was murdered in Bagdad the capital of Iraq, alongside Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Deputy Commander of the Hashd al-Shaabi known locally as the PMU, Popular Mobilisation Units, a part of the Iraqi armed forces.

General Soleimani was visiting Iraq at the request of the Iraqi government and was met on behalf of the government by the deputy commander of the PMU at Baghdad airport before both were summarily executed on the orders of American President Donald Trump. He claimed General Soleimani was plotting against American forces and American interests in the region.

These illegal murders, which constitute a war crime should see Mr Trump brought before the International Criminal Court at the Hague.

America under Trump no longer recognises the legitimacy of the International Court. In fear of war crimes prosecutions against American forces who committed heinous atrocities in Afghanistan, America left the ICC in April 2019.

This immoral, cowardly, drone execution was also a direct declaration of war on both Iran and Iraq.

By killing two prominent members of the Iranian and Iraqi armed forces, who were also representing their respective governments, America has shown yet again it is the world leader in international terrorist attacks.

This is yet another example of how American hegemony, the right of America to carry out any actions it sees fit, in any country of the world, contrary to international law, shows the scant regard America, it’s President and its established military-industrial complex has for democracy, human rights or international borders?

General Soleimani and Deputy Commander Abu Mahdi al-Shaabi died at the hands of cowards. Their memories and deeds will live long after the failed policies of American imperialism in the region of West Asia and the Middle East. Trump has planted a seed which once germinated will see the end of American hegemony in the region and perhaps the world.

General Soleimani was the leader of the Al Quds section of the  Iranian Revolutionary Guards.

He fought to win Iran its freedom from the CIA military coup of 1953 when they deposed the democratically elected leader Mohammad Mosadegh and installed the Shah eventually leading to the  Iranian Revolution in 1979. 

He rose through the military ranks during the war with Iraq. A war driven by the west using Saddam Hussein in its counter-revolution against the Iranian people.

He not only led those forces in battle but he was also the glue that solidified the resistance axis, that runs between Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Iraq, and Palestine.

This was no desk-bound toy soldier.

This was a leader of men from the southern fields of Lebanon that forced an Israeli withdrawal, to the suburbs of Damascus where he fought Takfiri mercenaries sent to destroy Syria on behalf of the west, Israel, Nato and the dictatorships of the gulf.

He fought ISIS/Daesh in Syria and ISIL/Daesh in Iraq

He stood side by side with the Palestinian resistance in Gaza and the Houthi revolutionaries in Yemen.

This man was the architect of many victories for the peoples of the region against American imperialist aggression and military misadventures.

He was murdered by Donald Trump, the Whitehouse, the Pentagon, Tel Aviv, London and Riyadh because he was a threat to their machinations and designs for West Asia.

He was a one-man army whose legendary exploits and tails of bravery and daring-do have ignited the torch of freedom and resistance across the region.

They may have killed the revolutionary but they have not killed his singular vision, his inspirational leadership, nor his followers who may yet make that vision a reality.

That vision was and is to witness the complete withdrawal of American forces from the region, and the establishment of a free unoccupied Palestine, from the river to the sea,

America may have killed one man but in his place, many thousands now stand.

A hero of the Republic of Iran, an icon of the resistance, he may like Guevara and Castro, Chavez and Allende become a beacon for all anti-imperialists who seek to end imperialist aggression and wars.

To create a world of equals where cooperation replaces subjugation and mutual trust, respect and dignity breed peace from war and love from hate.

He may be dead but his legacy for freedom for the region will continue.

As the resistance from Baghdad to Beirut, from Damascus to Sana and everywhere in-between grows stronger and more confident every day, only the continued military occupation by America can stem the tide of anti-American, anti-imperialist nationalism that is sweeping West Asia.

A new Arab Spring is beginning. Raised in Persia, it will liberate all the people.

In their deaths, a new hope is born.

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100 Years, is that enough already?

Jaeger bombs or petrol bombs?  How should we remember the creation of the State of Northern Ireland? No telegram from the Queen, just 3 million pounds from the Secretary of State to promote Northern Ireland with in the United Kingdom? 

By Fra Hughes

Whatever way people intend to remember the creation of the Northern State one thing is indisputable, it was a creation of the British government born out of the struggle for Irish independence and instead of being a new beginning for Ireland and its people it has tragically kept division, intolerance, sectarianism and racism alive on the island of Ireland.

Ireland is arguably Britains first colony. Not an uninhabited land ripe for settler colonisation but a nation with its own people, culture, language, mores and values.

A nation which has been subject to 800 years of foreign domination through, military occupation, partial colonisation and political manipulation in what has been described as the longest occupation of any nation by another in modern history? 

Without revisiting Irish history throughout this illegal occupation and its struggles for freedom and independence from British Crown usurpation, we should concentrate solely on the period leading up to and including the partition of Ireland. 

After the Easter Revolution of 1916, the risen people of Ireland fought a national war of Independence, culminating in a partial British withdrawal in Ireland between 1920 and 1921.

The people of Ireland had voted for freedom. Freedom which the British denied them.

A small section of the Northeast of Ireland had been colonised by British settlers in the 17th century and the indigenous people ethnically cleansed of the land, leading some of the inhabitants of the North of Ireland to show settler-colonial allegiance to Britain.

This vociferous armed and anti-Irish militia was supported by Britain in determining they would stand against Irish independence and for the union with Britain.

These British subjects, the rump of an imperialist imposed colonisation, threatened civil war in Ireland.

A settlement was made between some remnants of the Irish independence fighters and the British government that oversaw the partition of Ireland and the birth of a nation? 

The civil war promised by the pro-British in Ireland did not materialise but a civil war between pro-independence Irish republicans and pro partition republicans ensued with many barbaric acts carried out by the new administration against those who fought against the partitioning of their country and the abandonment of part of their land and some of their people.

This violence in the south was mirrored by violence in the north,

Those pro-British settler colonials who made up less than 20 per cent of the people on the whole island of Ireland, now became the majority in a partitioned pro-British statelet which was then set up in the newly created Northern Ireland.

Perhaps more than 60 per cent of the population in this new gerrymandered bastard statelet were now pro-Union and pro-British?

A sectarian anti-Irish, pro-British statelet had been created on the island of Ireland allowing Britain to maintain a foothold on Irish soil and an influence on Irish politics indefinitely.

The violent birth pangs of the new state included pogroms, murders, violence and discrimination against the indigenous Irish population. These people. already second class citizens under British foreign colonial rule now became persona non-grata, almost enemies of the state,

A pro-Britsh Colonial Parliament was then established. A one-party Unionist State was created and discrimination, violence, state-sponsored suppression, along with an almost invisible form of apartheid were born.

Draconian laws were enacted, to include detention without trial. Elections were gerrymandered to create at times false unionist majorities at all political and civic levels in society. A proxy undemocratic state was delivered by Britain on Ireland as a direct outworking of Britains determination to remain in Ireland, come hell or high water,

I will not rehash the history of discrimination visited upon the indigenous Irish people now governed wholly inappropriately by a pro-British junta type government.

The facts speak for themselves.

Partition was and is wrong. The division of Ireland has led to even further division upon its people with a continued war of independence by sections of the Irish people that has continued sporadically for the last 100 years.

Unionist mismanagement of the democratic principles of consent, their veto on reunification, discrimination and repression of the Irish people their culture and language is well documented.

The only remedy for all the people of Ireland is to finally end partition. To have national reconciliation.

We must end the Unionist veto and allow all the people to finally have an all-island say in all Ireland matters. A conversation which has been 100 years, several thousand deaths and tens of thousands of imprisonments in the making.

How should we best celebrate or remember 100 years of Northern Ireland?

As a failed state? A bastardisation of democratic values? A sectarian experiment which tragically turned out exactly as envisioned? 

Looking back is always an exercise in naval gazing.

We must raise our eyes to a better future and see the hope that always springs eternal.

The remedy to 100 years of unionist failure must be a vote on National Reunification.

A shared future for all for in a democratic, federal of singular parliamentary state.

Peace through unification.Unification through consent. Consent through the ending of unionist veto.

 It must be reiterated the problems and violence visited upon Ireland are the outworkings of British colonial interference and its continued occupation of Ireland.

Those who fought and died for independence were freedom fighters engaged in legal resistance to a foreign illegal occupation.

When Ireland is finally free, we must remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in all generations, in all phases of the struggle, for the last 800 years.

The coloniser never willingly gives up the trappings of occupation. The same is true here.

The demographics have changed. Reunification will not come about because the coloniser seeks to redress historic injustice, but because the indigenous people can now carry the vote!

If unionists vote to end partition then all the better if not we must move on without them.

Northern Ireland will mark its centenary year on May 3, 2021.

Perhaps that should be the day we have a border poll? To let the people decide how the next 100 years turn out?

Or maybe May 5th is more fitting, on the 40th anniversary, of the death of Bobby Sands, an Irish Republican prisoner, a member of the Irish Republican Army, IRA, and elected Member of Parliament, to the British House of Commons. He died after 66 days on hunger strike as a political prisoner, fighting for political status, on Irish soil, in a British jail.

Regardless of the date, we must finally close the book on Britain’s occupation of Ireland, forever.

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An open letter to the SDLP, SF and Alliance Parties!

An open letter to the SDLP, SF and Alliance parties!

By Fra Hughes

A Twitter user has claimed he has been blocked by Claire Hanna MP for South Belfast simply because he asked about young Noah Donohoe?

Hanna is the Member of Parliament representing the area in which young Noah resided and his grieving mother Fiona still does? 

While I do not claim to know why Hanna chose to block someone on social media it did make me wonder? 

It is so easy for overpaid, underworked Politicians to simply block the unpalatable.

To turn a blind eye and a deaf ear to those situations that may make them uncomfortable or their position vulnerable.

It is too easy to ignore an email, turn off the phone, take a message and never return the call.

I remember when residents of the Garvaghy road sought an audience with their sitting Member of Parliament. He simply refused to meet with them? 

That is, their elected representative, accountable to the public, made himself unavailable to address the concerns of his constituents re the Orange order Drumcree debacle?

So I ask myself, apart from looking the other way, what exactly are, our elected representatives doing and who are they representing when it comes to Noah Donohoe?

They are, de facto, though they might wish to deny it, members of the establishment.

Failures of the police investigations will be their failures.

Incompetence, cover-up or misdirection by the courts, the police and or the coroner will be their failures.

If the police fail in seeking justice for Noah then that will be their failure too.

Too many questions remain unresolved and unanswered.

Who made the phone call claiming Noah had fallen and injured his head.

Was this call logged were they interviewed? 

There are credible accounts that the mountain rescue team sent a dog into the tunnel in the park during the public led searches held on a Wednesday morning and they found no trace of Noah yet his body was found in the same drainage system just a few days later.

Perhaps poor Noah was just outside the scent range of the dog?

When was the lock placed on the entrance to the drainage tunnel?

Why did Noah take off all his clothes and climb into the storm drain, if he did? 

Why was his body so far from the entrance?

Did the Police have information directing the search to where he was found? 

Why would someone steal his belongings and try to sell them? Why the prolonged wait to prosecute them?

Were leaflets distributed in the area asking for information by the police?

Was a re-enactment carried out to jog public memories?

Fiona is asking these questions of the police and the state.

I am asking these questions of the police and the state.

Is Hanna as Fiona’s Member of Parliament asking any of these questions? 

Is Finucan, Member of Parliament for the constituency where Noah’s body was tragically found asking any of these questions? 

Is Long as Minister of Justice asking any of these questions?

These are three members of our elected bodies both regional and national.

What are they doing to help get justice for Noah and Fiona and full accountability from the police?

They represent the highest echelons of democratic accountability, yet a vision of the three monkeys springs to my mind.

Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil.

I apologise to Noah, Fiona, Niamh and the extended family for asking these questions in a public forum.

Noah’s army has now 90,000 followers.

I hope this becomes an election issue for the three not so wise elected representatives going forward.

Perhaps there is a fourth brass monkey in this play?

Challenge no evil? 

Take a moment and consider who would be most appropriate to play this roll? 

Muir Clark as PSNI chief investigating officer? 

Leo Varadkar, Michael Martin, President Higgins?

I will plump for The Secretary of State.

For those who wish to hide behind the mantra, ‘there is an ongoing police investigation and we must wait for its final outcome’ I say this.

Guildford Four, Birmingham Six, Bloody Sunday, Pat Finucan, Rosemary Nelson, Dublin Monaghan bombings, Miami Showband. 

Stop turning away from the hard questions.

Defend and represent your constituents or resign and let those better suited to challenge the state step forward!

Noah’s death was 26 weeks ago.

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Pat Finucane Civil Rights Lawyer Murdered State Colluded With The Killers!

By Fra Hughes Belfast 

Pat Finucane was gunned down as he sat down to dinner with his family one Sunday evening in Belfast on February 12, 1989, just two days before celebrating Valentines with his beloved wife Geraldine.

Two gunmen broke down his front door before entering the dining area and brutally murdering Pat.

Mr Finucane was a well known, high profile civil rights and human rights lawyer, who defended many leading Republicans, being brought before the courts, charged with varying offences connected to the ongoing National war of Liberation being waged by the Irish against the continued occupation of Ireland by Britain.

Many of his clients prior to his murder have claimed they were told by police detectives and special branch officers, during their interrogations, that their solicitor Pat Finucane, would not be around much longer.?

These threats to civil rights defenders are more associated with American sponsored Dictatorships than with the home of democracy in the civilised west, Britain?

His clients may well have viewed these threats as part of the struggle between a partisan police force and anyone defending their perceived enemies, a job which Pat was legally obliged to do.

That is until a former minister and member of the British Government Douglas Hogg, stood up in the House of Commons and using Parliamentary privilege alleged that some solicitors were ‘unduly sympathetic ‘to the IRA. This was just four weeks before Pat’s assassination.

The stage was set.

Pat, who defended both Loyalist and Republicans, accused of very serious offences, was shot 14 times in front of his wife and three children.

From the very hour of his death assertions have been made that loyalists in collusion with members of the police and military had murdered Pat at the behest of the British Government?

Pat was the first lawyer to be murdered during the troubles and another high profile victim also murdered by loyalist paramilitaries with state collusion, was Rosemary Nelson in Lurgan Co.Armagh, who at that time was defending Republicans being brought before the court?

Pat was murdered by the Ulster Freedom Fighters/Ulster Defence Association and Rosemary was murdered by the Red Hand Defenders 

There have been many heinous crimes here, were state collusion has been alleged and in some cases confirmed by the government.

From the Miami Showband massacre, Ballymurphy and Bloody Sunday atrocities, no one has ever been convicted let alone served a prison sentence in connection with these crimes.

The families of all the above, victims of state colluded, ordered and facilitated murders have fought for what will soon be, for many, 50 years campaigning, to have the truth disclosed and the guilty prosecuted.

Many have gone to their graves demanding justice for the dead.

Their cries have gone unheard and unanswered as successive governments, Conservative and Labour, have continued to cover up the truth in order to protect the guilty.?

The initial Inquiry into Bloody Sunday in Derry on January 30, 1972, The Widgery Report presented to the British government, concluded that all those killed on that fateful day were armed terrorists shot within the operating guidelines issued to British troops on the ground.

Eventually, after a long campaign and another inquiry, the British Government accepted publicly. that all those murdered on Bloody Sunday were innocent, unarmed, civilians, gunned down by members of the British Royal Parachute Regiment whose commander in Cheif is Prince Charles, heir to the British Throne, who ran amok and killed indiscriminately, at will.

Pat Finucane’s story and the injustice visited on his family is not new in the history of Britains continued occupation of Ireland.

While members of the Unionist political parties still insinuate that Pat Finucane was a member of the Irish Republican Army, including members of the British House of Lords, the upper chamber, the very police force that stands, accused of complicity in his murder have publicly stated Pat was not a member of the IRA.

While his wife Geraldine and his family continue to fight to gain truth and justice around the circumstances of his death, his son John has followed in his father footsteps and become a civil rights lawyer.

Further to that, John has been elected to the British Parliament, House of Commons, as the Member for Belfast North. Representing the area where his father was killed.

John Finucane is now a member of the very Parliament from which many believe the order to murder his father Pat was directed and permission was given.

They told us the Birmingham six were guilty.

They told us the Guildford Four were guilty;

The told us the Maguire seven were guilty.

All innocent Irish men and women jailed in Britain, wrongly. convicted of being responsible for planting bombs and killing British troops and civilians.

None of them was guilty,

The police who charged them, the barristers who prosecuted them and the judiciary who convicted them, all new they were innocent.

Yet they tell us Thatcher was not involved in the murder of Pat Finucane?

The guilty were Ulster Defence Association gunmen perhaps aided by rogue elements of the police.?

The UDA themselves have admitted they targetted Pat Finucane and were encouraged to do so by the police.?

I do not believe the UDA would have carried out such a high profile murder of a civil rights lawyer without official sanction, knowing there would be no repercussions?

How high does this rotten cover-up and collusion go? 

Geraldine Finucane told a Belfast Telegraph reporter in October 2018 that Peter Corry a Canadian Judge told her .that collusion between Loyalists, the security force and the State went all the way to Prime Minister Margaret Thacher.?

The man who pleaded guilty to Pat’s murder, Ken Barrett in, 2004, was a police informant at the time.

He later went into the police witness protection programme and was spirited out of Northern Ireland.

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It is inconceivable he did not inform his handlers of the murder in advance or perhaps they already knew?

Having promised a full public inquiry on many occasions, over many years, successive British governments, have refused the call to allow an independent public inquiry into who murdered Pat Finucane.?

Who gave the orders?

Who knew about it and who covered it up?

The one man who could have told us more was shot dead on 12 December 2001.William Stobie.

He had confessed to supplying the weapon that was used to murder Pat but his trial was abandoned when a witness refused to take the stand.

During the Steven police inquiry,a police investigation, not a public inquiry, into the death of Pat Finucane, John Steven’s concluded ‘I have uncovered enough evidence to lead me to believe that the murders of Patrick Finucane and Brian Adam Lambert could have been prevented’

Stobie a police informer had informed his handlers that he had given a gun to UDA members about to commit a murder?.

Stobie had said publicly, he would engage with any public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane and he supported the calls by the family for justice. He stated he would name his police handlers he informed of the would-be murder but not those directly involved in the killing, his associates in the UDA.

Is this why he was murdered?

Ken Barret a member of the Ulster Defense Association, the loyalist paramilitary killing machine boasted on record that he had killed ten people and he had shot Pat Finucane as he lay on the floor.

This taped confession mysteriously disappeared.

During Steven’s inquiry which required police from outside the jurisdiction of Northern Ireland to investigate the murder a series of unfortunate events occurred.

As reported in the Irish Times. On the 8th of January 1990, the investigation team, having left their offices situated in a secured police station near Carrickfergus just outside Belfast, a series of mishaps took place.

The facility was guarded by armed police, CCTV, chain link fences, known as Seapark it is reputed to be one of the most secure buildings in the world housing no end of confidential archived evidence.

Twenty minutes after one of Steven’s team had left the building another arrived unexpectedly.

They discovered their office was on fire.

They rushed to raise the alarm.

They smashed several, fire alarm call points but the fire alarm did not sound.

A heat, sensitive intruder alarm had also failed.

On demanding the fire brigade must be alerted they were told the phones were down..Upon requesting a police officer uses his radio to summon help he replied’ Well what do you expect me to do about it’

By the time the fire was extinguished the investigator’s laptops had been melted and much evidence lost.

The suspected arsonists according to the Irish Times article was not loyalist paramilitaries but British soldiers from the shadowy army intelligence corp known as the Force Research Unit?

Informers, collusion, thwarted investigations, arson, the murder of witnesses and smear campaigns seem to haunt this case?

Justice Delayed is Justice denied.

Geraldine Finucane has claimed the establishment are hoping that when she dies the campaign for justice for Pat Finucane will die with her.

I agree that is their hope but they are also covering up for the guilty from within the police service, the intelligence service and British parliamentarians living and dead,

The truth may never be told as Thatcher’s legacy and that of the reputation of the British government internationally would be dragged through the gutter.

Personally, I have always felt that is where their reputation remains.

I was on the Antrim Road near Fortwilliam the day Pat Finucane died.

I saw a huge military presence around the surrounding streets leading to what I later discovered to be Pat Finucane’s home.

My thought’s on that day was if there were any Republicans in the area they should get offside sharpish as this was a huge operation which I wrongly assumed was set to capture republicans?

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It turns out this heavy presence by the security forces was actually to sanitise the murder corridor to facilitate the entry and exit of the murder gang?

Today I wonder in amazement how the British Government can continue to callously refuse justice to the memory of Pat Finucane and deny the truth to his grieving widow and family.?

Irish men and women have never and will never have justice from the British institutions which rule over them.

They will continue to face censorship, imprisonment, torture and death when it suits the power that be.

Pat Finucane, Rosemary Nelson, Gerry Conlon, The Miami Show Band, Bloody Sunday, Ballymuroht, Dublin and Monaghan bomb victims, McGurk’s Bar, there are so many victims of British state injustice I can only name a few.

We will not forget.

John Finucane look them in the eye and make them remember who you are.

WE ARE WATCHING

WE ARE WAITING

WE DEMAND JUSTICE

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The Murder of Pat Finucane Civil Rights Lawyer

By Fra Hughes Belfast 

Pat Finucane was gunned down as he sat down to dinner with his family one Sunday evening in Belfast on February 12, 1989, just two days before celebrating Valentines with his beloved wife Geraldine.

Two gunmen broke down his front door before entering the dining area and brutally murdering Pat.

Mr Finucane was a well known, high profile civil rights and human rights lawyer, who defended many leading Republicans, being brought before the courts, charged with varying offences connected to the ongoing National war of Liberation being waged by the Irish against the continued occupation of Ireland by Britain.

Many of his clients prior to his murder have claimed they were told by police detectives and special branch officers, during their interrogations, that their solicitor Pat Finucane, would not be around much longer.?

These threats to civil rights defenders are more associated with American sponsored Dictatorships than with the home of democracy in civilised west, Britain?

His clients may well have viewed these threats as part of the struggle between a partisan police force and anyone defending their perceived enemies, a job which Pat was legally obliged to do.

That is until a former minister and member of the British Government Douglas Hogg, stood up in the House of Commons and using Parliamentary privilege alleged that some solicitors were ‘unduly sympathetic ‘to the IRA. This was four weeks before Pat’s assassination.

The stage was set.

Pat, who defended both Loyalist and Republicans, accused of very serious offences, was shot 14 times in front of his wife and three children.

From the very hour of his death assertions have been made that loyalists in collusion with members of the police and military had murdered Pat at the behest of the British Government?

Pat was the first lawyer to be murdered during the troubles and another high profile victim was also murdered by loyalist paramilitaries with state collusion, was Rosemary Nelson in Lurgan Co.Armagh, who at that time was defending Republicans being brought before the court?

Pat was murdered by the Ulster Freedom Fighters/Ulster Defence Association and Rosemary was murdered by the Red Hand Defenders 

There have been many heinous crimes here, were state collusion has been alleged and in some cases confirmed by the government.

From the Miami Showband massacre, Ballymurphy and Bloody Sunday atrocities, no one has ever been convicted let alone served a prison sentence in connection with these crimes.

The families of all the above, victims of state colluded, ordered and facilitated murders have fought for what will soon be, for many, 50 years campaigning, to have the truth disclosed and the guilty prosecuted.

Many have gone to their graves demanding justice for the dead.

Their cries have gone unheard and unanswered as successive governments, Conservative and Labour, have continued to cover up the truth in order to protect the guilty.?

The initial Inquiry into Bloody Sunday in Derry on January 30, 1972, The Widgery Report presented to the British government, concluded that all those killed on that fateful day were armed terrorists shot within the operating guidelines issued to British troops on the ground.

Eventually, after a long campaign and another inquiry, the British Government accepted publicly. that all those murdered on Bloody Sunday were innocent, unarmed, civilians, gunned down by members of the British Royal Parachute Regiment whose commander in Cheif is Prince Charles, heir to the British Throne, who ran amok and killed indiscriminately, at will.

Pat Finucane’s story and the injustice visited on his family is not new in the history of Britains continued occupation of Ireland.

While members of the Unionist political parties still insinuate that Pat Finucane was a member of the Irish Republican Army, including members of the British House of Lords, the upper chamber, the very police force that stands, accused of complicity in his murder have publicly stated Pat was not a member of the IRA.

While his wife Geraldine and his family continue to fight to gain truth and justice around the circumstances of his death, his son John has followed in his father footsteps and become a civil rights lawyer.

Further to that, John has been elected to the British Parliament, House of Commons, as the Member for Belfast North. Representing the area where his father was killed.

John Finucane is now a member of the very Parliament from which many believe the order to murder his father Pat was directed and permission was given.

They told us the Birmingham six were guilty.

They told us the Guildford Four were guilty;

The told us the Maguire seven were guilty.

All innocent Irish men and women jailed in Britain, wrongly. convicted of being responsible for planting bombs and killing British troops and civilians.

None of them was guilty,

The police who charged them, the barrister who prosecuted them and the judiciary who convicted them, all new they were innocent.

Yet they tell us Thatcher was not involved in the murder of Pat Finucane?

The guilty were Ulster Defence Association gunmen perhaps aided by rogue elements of the police.?

The UDA themselves have admitted they targetted Pat Finucane and were encouraged to do so by the police.?

I do not believe the UDA would have carried out such a high profile murder of a civil rights lawyer without official sanction, knowing there would be no repercussions?

How high does this rotten cover-up and collusion go? 

Geraldine Finucane told a Belfast Telegraph reporter in October 2018 that Peter Corry a Canadian Judge told her .that collusion between Loyalists, the security force and the State went all the way to Prime Minister Margaret Thacher.?

The man who pleaded guilty to Pat’s murder, Ken Barrett in, 2004, was a police informant at the time.

He later went into the police witness programme and was spirited out of Northern Ireland.

.

It is inconceivable he did not inform his handlers of the murder in advance or perhaps they already knew?

Having promised a full public inquiry on many occasions, over many years, successive British governments, have refused the call to allow an independent public inquiry into who murdered Pat Finucane.?

Who gave the orders?

Who knew about it and who covered it up?

The one man who could have told us more was shot dead on 12 December 2001.William Stobie.

He had confessed to supplying the weapon that was used to murder Pat but his trial was abandoned when a witness refused to take the stand.

During the Steven police inquiry,a police investigation, not a public inquiry, into the death of Pat Finucane, John Steven’s concluded ‘I have uncovered enough evidence to lead me to believe that the murders of Patrick Finucane and Brian Adam Lambert could have been prevented’

Stobie a police informer had informed his handlers that he had given a gun to UDA members about to commit a murder?.

Stobie had said publicly, he would engage with any public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane and he supported the calls by the family for justice. He stated he would name his police handlers he informed of the would-be murder but not those directly involved in the killing, his associate in the UDA.

Is this why he was murdered?

Ken Barret a member of the Ulster Defense Association, the loyalist paramilitary killing machine boasted on record that he had killed ten people and he had shot Pat Finucane as he lay on the floor.

This taped confession mysteriously disappeared.

During Steven’s inquiry which required police from outside the jurisdiction of Northern Ireland to investigate the murder a series of unfortunate events occurred.

As reported in the Irish Times. On the 8th of January 1990 having left their offices situated in a secured police station near Carrickfergus just outside Belfast, a series of mishaps took place.

The facility was guarded by armed police, CCTV, chain link fences, known as Seapark it is reputed to be one of the most secure buildings in the world housing no end of confidential evidence.

Twenty minutes after one of Steven’s team had left the building another arrived unexpectedly.

They discovered their office was on fire.

They rushed to raise the alarm.

They smashed several, fire alarm call points but the fire alarm did not sound.

A heat, sensitive intruder alarm had also failed.

On demanding the fire brigade must be alerted they were told the phones were down..Upon requesting a police officer uses his radio to summon help he replied’ Well what do you expect me to do about it’

By the time the fire was extinguished the investigator’s laptops had been melted and much evidence lost.

The suspected arsonists according to the Irish Times article was not loyalist paramilitaries but British soldiers from the shadowy army intelligence corp known as the Force Research Unit?

Informers, collusion, thwarted investigations, arson, the murder of witnesses and smear campaigns seem to haunt this case?

Justice Delayed is Justice denied.

Geraldine Finucane has claimed the establishment are hoping that when she dies the campaign for justice for Pat Finucane will die with her.

I agree that is their hope but they are also covering up for the guilty from within the police service, the intelligence service and British parliamentarians living and dead,

The truth may never be told as Thatcher’s legacy and that of the reputation of the British government internationally would be dragged through the gutter.

Personally, I have always felt that is where their reputation remains.

I was on the Antrim Road near Fortwilliam the day Pat Finucane died.

I saw a huge military presence around the surrounding streets leading to what I later discovered to be Pat Finucane’s home.

My thought’s on that day was if there were any Republicans in the area they should get offside sharpish as this was a huge operation which I wrongly assumed was set to capture republicans?

.

It turns out this heavy presence by the security forces was actually to sanitise the murder corridor to facilitate the entry and exit of the murder gang?

Today I wonder in amazement how the British Government can continue to callously refuse justice to the memory of Pat Finucane and deny the truth to his grieving widow and family.?

Irish men and women have never and will never have justice from the British institutions which rule over them.

They will continue to face censorship, imprisonment, torture and death when it suits the power that be.

Pat Finucane, Rosemary Nelson, Gerry Conlon, The Miami Show Band, Bloody Sunday, Ballymuroht, Dublin and Monaghan bomb victims, McGurk’s Bar, there are so many victims of British state injustice I can only name a few.

We will not forget.

John Finucane look them the eye and make them remember who you are.

WE ARE WATCHING

WE ARE WAITING

WE DEMAND JUSTICE..

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Murder at Croke Park

Murder at Croke Park Dublin.

By Fra Hughes Belfast

On the morning of Sunday 21 November 1920, Michael Collins a Republican leader in Dublin dispatched a cadre of Irish Republican Army volunteers to decimate a British spy ring of intelligence operatives operating mainly from the south side of Dublin. This was during the Irish War of Independence which had begun in earnest the previous year.

The object of the war was to remove Britain’s 800-year occupation of Ireland and was among the first rebellions against British colonial rule in the 20th century.

Collins was an intelligence officer with the IRA.He had determined to deal Britain’s spies in Ireland, in Dublin, in particular, a decisive blow.

When the operation had ended 14 suspected British spies and intelligence operatives had been executed.

It dealt a decisive blow to Britain’s attempts to quell, pacify and counter the growing tide of the Irish revolution, that was demanding a complete withdrawal from Ireland of Britain’s military and political occupation.

Later that day, Tipperary and Dublin Gaelic Football teams had a arranged a challenge match at Croke Park in the capital Dublin.

The match which some claim was a  charitable fundraiser for Irish Republican Prisoner dependents was due to take place on that afternoon..

Once the game had begun a contingent of the British regular army forces together with, the Royal Irish Constabulary and the infamous British army irregular ‘Black and Tans’ surrounded the ground and proceeded to enter the stadium to murder 14 unarmed civilians. Men women and children who have gathered to watch the game, which had promised to be a thrilling game between two of the greatest teams from two of the finest counties in Ireland.

This massacre much like many to come found unarmed civilians in the cross hairs of British army rifles wielded by men under orders to pacify the natives.

From what became known as Bloody Sunday in Ireland, to Palestine, to Greece, to Amritsar India, to concentration camps in Kenya where they castrated the incarcerated, to Aden, to the Falklands, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria and Yemen, Britain’s history of war crimes against civilians is infamous.
There are reports that 228 rifle and revolver rounds were discharged before the massacre ended.
.The dead include three young children.
Jerome O’Leary 10 DublinWilliam Robinson 11 Dublin

John William Scott 14 Dublin

A young woman, Jane Boyle,26, Dublin, who was due to be married 5 days later was buried in her wedding dress.

Ten men some of whom had fought for Britain as volunteers in the first world war. were martyred. They are:James Burke (44), Dublin

Daniel Carroll (31), Tipperary (died 23 November)

Michael Feery (40), Dublin

Michael ‘Mick’ Hogan (24), Tipperary

Tom Hogan (19), Limerick (died 26 November)

James Matthews (38), Dublin

Patrick O’Dowd (57), Dublin

Tom Ryan (27), Wexford

James Teehan (26), Tipperary

Joe Traynor (21), Dublin

These murders were mirrored in 1971 when the British army Parachute murdered 11 civilians in the Ballymurphy massacre Belfast and again by the same regiment to include some of the same soldiers in Derry. 14 civilians were murdered by the same company of the same battalion, Parachute Regiment, who had been moved to the Maidan city on that day specifically to kill, at will 14 Civil rights protestors on the streets of Derry on Sunday 30 January 1972.

This massacre in Derry effectively finished all calls for peaceful street protests against the imprisonment of civilians without trial in the north of Ireland for fear of more mass murders.

The massacre succeeded temporarily in its aim of forcing the people off the streets. Ultimately many claim it increased recruitment to the Irish Republican Army, as the citizenry reacted to the unprovoked British military massacres of unarmed civilians by ironically arming themselves and fighting back.

On the 100th anniversary, the Gaelic Athletic Association, its members, supporters, its teams of football, hurling and camogie commemorated the deaths in Dublin at Croke Park.

One player was among the dead that day and the main stand in the current Croke Park stadium is named after him the Hogan Stand.

While millions in Ireland remembered the dead in Dublin from 1920 a very poignant tribute was paid to the dead at Free Derry corner.

Members of the Bloody Sunday Committee in Derry to include family of those slain gathered for a candlelit vigil.

A remarkable spectacle were 14 fourteen people representing the dead in Dublin 1920 and the 14 dead in Derry in 1972 gathered to remember the martyred.

Among those attending in Derry were Kate and Linda Nash and Helen Deery whose relatives were murdered. No British soldier has ever been convicted.

Britain’s history of terror in Ireland will only end when the British finally withdraw and allow the Irish people to have the opportunity to reconcile and begin building a nation based on tolerance and respect.

Peace, stability and hope for the future are all on the horizon when the people finally confirm reunification and Ireland long a province be a nation once again

 

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‘One Jeremy Corbyn’. There is now!

‘One Jeremy Corbyn’ There is now!

By Fra Hughes Belfast

Once portrayed as the great hope for Britains left as leader of the Labour party,  they sang his praises from the high street to the Glastonbury music festival.

With one voice in concert, they sang together ‘One Jeremy Corbyn’. Now thanks to Keir Starmer, the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Equality and Human Rights Commission, there is only one Jeremy Corbyn, while reinstated as a member of the Labour party he is not a Parliamentary Labour Party member.

Alone, cast adrift, the Parliamentary whip is still denied him. Are we witnessing the political epitaph of Jeremy Corbyn? A life long Labour activists, socialist, in the shadow of Tony Benn, a man of the people and once a contender for leader of the nation, now paddling his own canoe?

Is it seconds out for Jeremy?. Will he throw in the towel? Has Starmer counted him out?

The future for Jeremy seems very bleak.

The trojan horse of false antisemitism smears, levelled against Jeremy and the labour party was the Achilles heel he did not defend and as such he has paid the ultimate price?

Having failed to defend Christopher Williamson former Labour MP for Derby North and then Ken Livingston former Mayor of London from antisemitic smears, Corbyn was then hung out to dry as a leader who failed to stamp out antisemitism in the Labour party.

This attack was fuelled by the British Board of Deputies, the mainstream British media, especially the BBC and from centrist and Blairite devotees in his own party who wanted to purge the British Labour Party not only of antisemitism but of the socialism which Jeremy Corbyn embodied, a just world for the many, not just a few.

Corbyn’s first blunder as leader of the Labour party was to renege on the peoples’ vote to leave the European Union by offering a second referendum, thereby disenfranchising huge swathes of traditional Labour voters in the North of England who demanded to leave a political entity which had left them abandoned, many jobless, and living in desolate, soul-destroying, failing towns from Leeds to Bradford and Birmingham to Manchester.

Once he lost the general election to Boris Johnson, who knew he could gain votes in the North for the Tory party by remaining steadfast on leaving the EU, Corbyn then resigned as party leader allowing Starmer, a Blairite acolyte, to gain control.

Thus in an almost Shakespearean setting, the die was cast and the purge of socialists and socialism from the Labout party is now in full swing.

Many socialists are anti-Zionist by their politics. The IHRA, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism, has helped to transform being anti-Zionist, which is a legitimate political choice, to equate this with being antisemitic, which is a repugnant form of racism condemned by all socialists.

Jeremy may well have been accepted back into the Labour party but not to the Parliamentary Labour Party.
He is in effect at this moment, an independent.

Should Starmer choose to leave him as an outcast, who will represent Labour in Corbyn’s home constituency come to the next election?

Corbyn may choose to resign rather than run against his own party.

As a Labour man through and through he may simply walk off into the retirement sunset while voting in his successor?

A magnificent career burned by false smears and a Julius Ceaser type betrayal in the corridors of Westminster by his colleagues and his enemies within the Parliamentary Labour Party?

The one true leader for a divided Britain.The one man who stood for justice, equality and freedom from the ravages of austerity. The one man who could unify the people?

The man who was the antidote to the selfish accumulation of wealth by the few, from the many, who promised so much but was allowed to deliver so little.

Is he finished?

I’d say YES.

Starmer, the Parliamentary Labour party (conservatives and centrists in disguise in many cases) the media and the establishment do not want a socialist pro-Palestinian as leader of the country.

They have effectively neutered Corbyn, destroyed the left in the Labour party and paid homage via the EHRC, the British Board of Deputies, Labour Friends of Israel. the IHRA and the Zionist lobby have ended any hope of the left ever being elected to power in Britain.

We now have a two-party duopoly just like in America.

Corporate funded, pro-Israel, pro-Zionist, capitalist parties, working on behalf of big business against the likes of you and me.

The losers are the vulnerable, the working poor, the working class, the homeless and the hungry.

The winners’ Keir Starmer, the British establishment, the banks, corporations, big business and the pharmaceutical military-industrial complex.

One Jeremy Corbyn?  The King is dead!  Where does the British left go from here?

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