"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Saturday, July 23, 2005

POLICE call Stockwell Tube execution a "Tragedy"

BBC Online
The statement reads: "We believe we now know the identity of the man shot at Stockwell Underground station by police on Friday 22nd July 2005, although he is still subject to formal identification.

"We are now satisfied that he was not connected with the incidents of Thursday 21st July 2005.

"For somebody to lose their life in such circumstances is a tragedy and one that the Metropolitan Police Service regrets."

The statement confirmed the man was followed by police from a house in Tulse Hill that was under surveillance.

His death is being investigated by officers from the MPS Directorate of Professional Standards, and will be referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission. (after a very, very long time no doubt)

No further details were available about the victim of the public execution.

ITV Newsflash


Nur-al-Cubicle said...

As you say, "Public Execution." Shameful. I hope they throw the book at this Bruce Willis wannabe, the poor fellow's executioner. The British state owes a public apology and an indemnity to the family as well as to anyone who has the misfortune to witness the execution.

We are now satisfied that he was not connected with the incidents of Thursday 21st July 2005.

Satisfied? Makes me weep--what a miserable choice of words.

Stef said...

Yeah, I couldn't believe the use of the word 'satisfied' either

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about how British police have been taking instruction from Israeli security specialists on how to deal with the threat of domestic terror; including the 'tactic' of shooting prone suspects repeatedly in the head. Fantastic, what an absolutely top notch idea. Those guys have really got the suicide bomber threat under control haven’t they. Yeah, let’s copy them...

snooo said...

I really don't know what to think...

Not quite the summer of love, is it?

Nur-al-Cubicle said...

By the way, can we have Ian Blair's head on a platter, please? He falsely claimed for 24 hours that Jean Charles de Menezes was "directly connected" to the 21 July bombings. 24 hours! Just like the Aznar government falsely accused the ETA for the 11 March. Atocha bombings.

(C) Very Seriously Disorganised Criminals 2002/3/4/5/6/7/8/9 - copy anything you wish