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Did UK government murder Doctor Kelly?

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posted on Mar, 29 2006 @ 10:58 PM
Was a British scientist murdered by the British government or British agents?

A recap on the story:

We all know now that the UK government made up intelligence to build a case to attack Iraq.

Alistair Campbell, Blair's spin doctor chaired meetings about the production of an intelligence dossier used to sell war on Iraq to the British. He deliberately manipulated the dossier so for example "may" have weapons was changed to "has" weapons.

Not only that but he was behind the fabrication of another dossier, lifting pages complete with gramatical errors off the internet from a 10 year out-of-date student thesis. He was never sacked for this. Only praised by Blair.

Before all this came to light, the BBC reported that it had a souce that claimed the government had "sexed-up" its case for war. Obviously we now know this is true but Campbell went ballistic, touring TV studios demanding to flush out the source. He wanted to go to war against the BBC. He wanted to demonise the BBC.

Step forward David Kelly. When the government found out this scientist had said he thought he might be the source, they assured him they would not reveal his name to the media, but they did just that and in days he was put on live TV and grilled before a committee where he denied he was the mole.

Days later he was found dead, allegedly having comitted suicide while walking . Blair ordered an inquiry by a sychophantic law lord that was widely described as a whitewash that criticised the BBC, but not Blair and his lies. Resignations followed at the BBC only. No inquest was held into David Kelly's death. No official cause of death was legally established, but paramedics at the scene question if it was suicide.

You can read more here:

Do you think he was murdered?

[edit on 29-3-2006 by Clipper]

posted on Apr, 5 2006 @ 11:13 PM
Yeah it was very wierd that he just sudenly commited suicide. Blair was quick to call the investigation. The BBC didnt give any speeches about the Kelly suicide.

posted on Apr, 6 2006 @ 07:16 AM
Well it is a conspiracy site so I suppose all options are on the table.

But the truth is Kelly did not just suddenly top himself.

If you go to the BBC web site and enter 'Dr David Kelly' into their search engine you will get 438 items returned, so it is quite untrue to say the BBC have said little on the matter.
You will also find links to the Neil report (which was about this affair) and the Hutton report on the wider issues (and you could try the Butler report for further info).

The other explanation is that knowing he knew he was being exposed, betrayed and thoroughly hung out to dry by the BBC journo (who had embellished Kelly's comments to the point where he - Kelly - barely recognised them as his own........ironically to - using that infantile and ridiculous term - 'sex up' the information Kelly had given him for his 'news' article) and realising that consequently he faced prosecution under the Official Secrets Act, his career was over, his pension probably forfeit (and all that meant for his family) and his professional reputation was going to be utterly shredded, he topped himself.

(It should also be pointed out that at the time Kelly himself supported the war as the only means of being completely sure Saddam did not have WMDs.)

So, which possibility do you find most likely?

The choice is yours.

[edit on 6-4-2006 by sminkeypinkey]

posted on Apr, 30 2006 @ 02:14 PM
Well a government inquiry did clear the government of involvement. But then again another government inquiry also cleared the government of "sexing up the war in Iraq". So with that in mind I guess we will never know.

One thing is for certain: If the government is killing people for political reasons then we can hardly call ourselves a democracy. Yes we can vote, but if individuals who can really threaten the century old grip of Labour-Conservative power end up dead its not like we are free to elect our own government just another version of the same thing.
I say "the same thing" because though those who carry out decisions (in exchange for a upper middle class salary, and a job which is reviewed at least once every 5 years by a often manic and unpredictable boss), changes hands. But those who OWN-CONTROL real political power does not. For example the media will still be owned by the same people whatever happens the next election; same too for the often big budget organisations and NATIONS which lobby the media.

China is thought to be buying into Western news organisations for political weight (like Murdoch's News International) so too is Israel and probably many other groups and countries which could do with the passiveness or support of politicians in the West.

If the government did kill him I wonder if they used the security services? Or did they use some other channel? I suppose we could rule out criminals (since it looks quite professional). But perhaps it was a foreign government forces allied to the objectives of our own?
There are about 17 political parties in the U.K and don't think the leaders behind them are getting murdered that often. But then again it’s not like these 17 political parties are going anywhere. And even if they were it would probably mean at most about one of over 600 Westminster seats for someone to park their bum on. Furthermore if the government was killing "bright-sparks" for political reasons then who would be to know? If they can do it to Kelly then they can do it to say several other people a year. Because there must be at least that many who would be even more politically devastating than who was-could have been?

[edit on 090705 by Liberal1984]

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