2000-2009 | Backing dictatorships | Blair's crimes | Libya

Tony Blair embraces Libyan tyrant Colonel Gaddafi

25 March 2004 On 25 March 2004, Tony Blair embraced Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi in a Bedouin tent outside Tripoli, and declared he was hopeful for a ‘new relationship’ between Britain and Libya. The Prime Minister was exuberant over Gaddafi’s promise to privatise Libyan state assets.  Even before they had finished their negotiations, it was…

1920-1939 | Appeasing Hitler | Germany | Media propaganda

Daily Express headline – ‘Jews deny persecution by Nazis’

25 March 1933 Hitler had been in power for less than two months when the British press was already attempting to downplay the crimes of the Nazi regime.  On 25 March 1933, the Daily Express ran with the misleading headline ‘Jews Deny Persecution by Nazis – Reward for Proof of Murders,’ which cited statements from two conservative…

2010-2019 | Afghanistan | Assassinations

25 MARCH

DAILY EXPRESS HEADLINE – “JEWS DENY PERSECUTION BY NAZIS” [ 25 March 1933 ] Hitler had been in power for less than two months when the British press was already attempting to downplay the crimes of the Nazi regime. TONY BLAIR EMBRACES LIBYAN TYRANT COLONEL GADDAFI On 25 March 2004, Tony Blair embraced Libyan dictator…