12 December 2014
(Neon Nettle) A judge yesterday imposed a three-year community order with supervision on Beechwood Children’s Home whistleblower and abuse survivor, Melanie Shaw, from Sherwood in Nottingham, England.
The sentence, for starting a shed fire and throwing paint on a neighbour’s home, came as a welcome surprise to supporters lining the gallery at Nottingham Crown Court. Some, having observed irregularities in the October trial, had been convinced of a secret agenda to silence the witness to a high ranking paedophile ring.
For Melanie Shaw, who is still fighting to clear her name through the High Court, it was the best result she could have hoped for, except for one unpalatable condition.
31 October 2014
(Neon Nettle) The lay advocate, who has been a regular visitor to the prison and spent 24 hours a day with Melanie over the fourteen day bail period, said: “The street that Melanie lives on had been blighted by crimes which were never investigated. I just think Melanie is being targeted to be kept captive, and by keeping her captive their main aim is to keep under wraps everything she knows.”
More on Melanie Shaw with Neon Nettle here
(Neon Nettle) Protesting and fighting the system is doomed to fail, boomed the indefatigable Icke, preparing his audience for an even bigger shift in perception. Politicians are just puppets, and it’s not the corporations who are directing events. When you go deeper, you see the Rothschilds, but that’s not all; twenty-five years of research has brought him to the conclusion that “reality is teeming with different impressions of life”.
30 September 2014
Student who befriended 'most hated woman' breaks silence
(Neon Nettle) Over the course of four years of prison visits and phone calls, Hindley poured out her heart to the law student. She didn’t recognise herself in the famous mugshot and never got over the media portrayal of herself as a monster.
15 August 2014
(Neon Nettle) The chemical added to drinking water in Hitler’s concentration camps to induce docility, is to be flushed through every municipal water pipe in England and Wales, according to a leaked government document, and in some areas the process has already begun.
11 September 2013
(Press Gazette) On 5 August, 21 Turkish journalists were sentenced to jail terms ranging from six years to life in solitary confinement on charges of attempting to overthrow the government.
As the dust settles over the latest wave of imprisonments, a delegation of UK lawyers is speaking out against a criminal justice system mired in political corruption.
6 August 2013
Homeopathic remedy Lycopodium Clavatum offers new hope to cancer sufferers: Study
(NaturalNews) One of the most exciting developments in the war on cancer has just been published in the Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, where new research shows that the homeopathic remedy, Lycopodium Clavatum (a spore bearing plant from the clubmoss family), has an anti-cancer effect on infected cells while protecting normal blood cells.
29 July 2013
New study shows magic mushrooms repair brain damage caused by extreme trauma
(NaturalNews) A new study by The University of South Florida has found that low doses of the active ingredient in magic mushrooms repairs brain damage caused by extreme trauma, offering renewed hope to millions of sufferers of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder).
9 July 2013
UK Government must help stop journalist attacks in Turkey
(Press Gazette) Istanbul's Gezi Park demonstrations may have taken a back seat in media terms, but targeted police attacks on journalists is intensifying, with a further thirteen wounded and two arrested during the latest round of clashes, according to reports by the Turkish Journalists Union (the Türkiye Gazeteciler Sendikası, TGS).
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10 July 2013
(NaturalNews) A pensions case has become the site of a vicious battleground between the Anglo-American establishment and a British scientist in a row over accepted safe levels of radiation exposure.
24 June 2013
(Opendemocracy.net) As further details of police attacks on foreign journalists in Turkey emerge, a global campaign led by the International Federation of Journalists to pressure the Erdogan government to respect press freedom is gathering momentum.
2 May 2013
(Opendemocracy.net) The new Declaration on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict agreed by ministers, elevates the most under reported and least prosecuted aspect of war to a new status, on a par with wilful killing and torture, and provides a framework for investigating and prosecuting offenders.
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