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Latest News from J7: The July 7th Truth Campaign
21/03/11: J7 publish our Submission to the Inquests regarding resumption of the inquests into the four.
29/10/10: J7 publish 7/7 Inquests transcripts as searchable, print-friendly PDFs.
16/10/10: New J7 blog launched - J7: 7/7 Inquests Blog - specifically to keep track of the proceedings at the Coroner's Inquests into the London Bombings of the 7 July 2005.
07/10/10: J7 publish our Submissions to the 7 July Inquests, a series of documents compiled following Lady Justice Hallett's decision to accept submissions suggesting questions and lines of inquiry for the Inquests.
10/08/10: A new film 7/7: Seeds of Deconstruction has been released that places 7/7 in its wider historical and political context, and examines some of the many unanswered questions that still surround 7 July 2005.
01/08/10: J7 publish a review of another 7/7 related book, Out of the Tunnel, by Rachel 'North'.
07/07/10: J7 publish a detailed analysis of the number 30 bus explosion in Tavistock Square.
01/11/09: Debunking 7/7 Debunking: An article in two parts that debunks some of the disingenuous attacks against those not convinced by the official story of 7/7. Read Part 1 here and read Part 2 here.
04/07/09: J7 publish a revised, updated and expanded list of nine possible Alternative Hypotheses.
03/03/09: J7 publish an exclusive interview with political prisoner Hussain al-Samamra, a Palestinian who sought political asylum in the UK, only to be imprisoned for two years without charge by the British State.
13/01/09: J7 challenge assertions made by Paul Stott in his paper and presentation to the Anarchist Studies Network conference at Loughborough University
14/04/08: Latest J7 article in the Capitalising on Terror series published: Human Rights Abuses & The Demonisation of 'The Enemy' in Secret Britain
07/02/08: J7 Exclusive Report: Peter Power's CV Fakery - 7/7 terror rehearsal man and regular BBC 'terror' consultant was suspended from Dorset Police pending an internal inquiry that resulted in a file being sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions. Full story here.
04/01/08: In July 2007 the BBC approached J7 asking for participants in a 'documentary' about 7/7. Six months after initial contact, the BBC revealed the 'documentary' was part of BBC2's risible Conspiracy Files series. On learning this, J7 declined to participate. Find out why in the full J7 response to the BBC.
11/09/07: J7 book review - J7 reviews The 4th Bomb, a book by Daniel Obachike.
24/08/07: Over a year since Dr John Reid acknowledged a fundamental error in the official Home Office 7/7 narrative, J7 receive a response to a series of Freedom of Information requests which includes an amendment to the repeatedly discredited narrative. Read the story and the revised section of the Home Office narrative on the J7 blog.
16/08/07: Channel 4 News' Darshna Soni blogs about the need for a 7/7 public inquiry and asks how independent or public such an inquiry would be under the Inquiries Act 2005, a piece of legislation that puts the government in control of 'independent' inquiries - Why it's time for a public inquiry into 7/7 (Note: Since publication the article has been retitled "'7/7 and the public inquiry dilemma".)
13/08/07: Interview with Thomas Ikimi, cousin of Anthony Fatayi-Williams & director of 7/7 film The Homefront
"Anyone who thinks the [Home Office] report is a full account is not being serious or realistic. The holes are so glaring, that even as a story, it isn't a very good one." Announcing the launch of his new film The Homefront, the Cousin of 7/7 victim Anthony Fatayi Williams, filmmaker Thomas Ikimi, tells J7 more about the film, and the Fatayi Williams' family experiences at the hands of the government since 7/7. Read more....
30/06/07: Major new content added - J7 incident analysis of the King's Cross / Russell Square incidents. A detailed summary and analysis of the events of 7/7, focusing on the events reported as occurring between King's Cross and Russell Square. The article covers the breaking news reports and how the story of power surges on the underground morphed slowly and dramatically into what is now the official story. Also examined in detail is the question of whether two trains might have been involved between King's Cross and Russell Square using information obtained from the Duty Operation Manager's log for 7/7. The article looks at the emergency response, the list of people who all appear to have been the first to arrive on the scene in the rescue operation, the identification of Germaine Lindsay - including questions about the development of the suicide bomber theory -, the fiasco that is the saga of the Casualty Bureau number, and the wealth of contradictory eye-witness accounts about what happened.
04/06/07:J7 interviewed on Channel 4 News:
"These views can't be dismissed as belonging to a minority fringe of extremists or fantasists."
- Darshna Soni, Channel 4 News
A specially commissioned Channel 4 survey shows 59% of Muslims don't believe the government has told the whole truth about 7/7. The survey of 500 British Muslims, carried out by GFK NOP, found that nearly a quarter don't believe the four men identified as the London bombers were responsible for the attacks and 52% believe that the British security services have "made up" evidence to convict terrorist suspects.
While the Channel 4 news survey focused on beliefs among the Muslim community, the J7 group of independent public researchers is comprised predominantly of non-Muslims and includes people of all races, colours and creeds indicating that similar research among the non-Muslim community would be likely to show similar results. The feedback received by Channel 4 seems to support this. You can watch Darshna Soni's original report, Survey: 'government hasn't told truth about 7/7', here, read viewer comments on the piece here and Darshna Soni's follow-up blog here. See also 7/7 The Conspiracy Theories which explains some of the anomalies in the official story.
Given the historical and widely acknowledged history of terrorism on the British mainland, particularly with regard to alleged instances of 'Irish terrorism', one would be unwise not to acknowledge the lessons learned from the cases of the Guildford 4, Birmingham 6, Maguire 7, Danny McNamee and Judith Ward, amongst others. All of these people were convicted for politically expedient purposes and served long prison sentences on the basis of State-manufactured evidence and the suppression by the State of evidence that proved their innocence. The barbaric sentences handed out to five young men in the Crevice trial, based on the evidence of a Supergrass, the likely involvement of an intelligence services agent, as well as the use of forced confessions extracted under torture abroad are more recent examples of how similar tactics are being used against Muslims, the perceived enemy of the day.
03/06/07: Major new content added - J7 incident analysis of the Edgware Road / Paddington incidents. The article examines in detail reports of what happened and raises a number of questions about the various stories issued by official sources on the day of 7th July 2005, as well as the manner in which these reports call into question the final office Home Office account of events. The article also examines the Metropolitan Police statement that three trains were involved at Edgware Road, as well as eye-witness accounts, and a number of testimonies and reports given to the Greater London Authority's 7 July Review Committee which also call into question the veracity of the details outlined in the Home Office report.
28/05/07: Major new content added - J7 Incident Analysis of the incidents at Liverpool Street / Aldgate. Includes an interview with a 7/7 survivor interviewed on the day of 7th July 2005 who confirms the original story of 7/7, that the affected train on which she was travelling was heading towards King's Cross, not away from King's Cross. It is crucial to remember that the official Home Office and Government conspiracy theory about how 7/7 came to be is entirely reliant on the trains heading away from King's Cross.
02/05/07: Video and transcript of the statement by Tayab Ali, lawyer for Salahuddin Amin, who was convicted and received a life sentence in the Crevice trial.
01/05/07: J7 Operation Crevice Information & Analysis sub-section added, including the transcript of Imran Khan's post-trial statement on behalf of the 5 men convicted in the Crevice trial, as well as a video and full transcript of Imran Khan's statement on behalf of Nabeel Hussain, who was acquitted of all charges.
07/03/07: J7 publish a new article by Professor David MacGregor, 'July 7th as Machiavellian State Terror?' an article in which the events of 7/7 are given historical context and examined as potential acts of, 'Machiavellian state terror, spectacular violence perpetrated against the state by elements of the state itself'. Professor MacGregor is the author of a number of books and articles on Hegel and Marx. He is cited in the Wikipedia entry for Deep Politics alongside the originator of the term 'Deep Politics', Peter Dale Scott, and is also the author of two articles concerning the September 11 terrorist attacks, including "September 11 as Machiavellian State Terror", the abstract for which is reproduced here for informational purposes and for its explanation of the political importance of challenging the government through 'oppositional theorizing':
September 11 as "Machiavellian State Terror"
Pyrotechnic effects and spectacular death belong to the symbolism of terror and political assassination – bizarre techniques of miscommunication through fear practiced on the innocent and designed to effect social change. While focusing on the use of terror in 9-11, this article deals with both terror and political assassination as closely related communicative practices of death. It outlines a theory of terrorism that suggests September 11 may be an example of expedient terrorist destruction ordered from within the state, a macabre instance of a state protection racket. Commentators on the left tend to see terrorism as a blow extended by the oppressed against exploiters. However, terrorism is much less likely to be a manifestation of a revolt by – or on behalf of – the underprivileged than a demonstration of brute force by the state or its agents. Machiavellian state terrorism is terror/assassination performed for reasons different from the publicized ones; often initiated by persons or groups other than those suspected of the act; and – most important – secretly perpetrated by, or on behalf, of the violated state itself. Machiavellian state terror advances the ruling agenda, while disguising itself as the work of individuals or groups opposed to the state’s fundamental principles. As an example, the article reviews a mysterious 1971 assassination in Paris that obliquely foreshadows some critical elements of the official story of 9-11. The article underlines the importance of oppositional theorizing: questioning government and looking for connections between events are critical features of what it means to be vitally active in the political universe.
26/02/07: J7 is pleased and honoured to announce the publication of "The economics of 7/7 and other mysteries of capitalism explained", an article written for the July 7th Truth Campaign by writer and journalist William Bowles.
24/02/07: Brand new J7 article Capitalising on Terror - Who is really destroying our freedoms? - A look at how 7/7 has been used as the justification for the imposition of Draconian laws that criminalise everyone while providing no additional security. Civil liberties are disappearing fast, but it's not as a result of those alleged to threaten our way of life but instead those who purport to protect "our way of life" and our freedoms.
11/01/07: Read the interview with J7 published on Above Top Secret.
2006 News Archive
29/11/06: J7 meets LD - J7 obtain an exclusive interview with the makers of the 7/7 video documentary, Ludicrous Diversion
12/11/06: Mohammad Sidique Khan profile majorly updated and re-written.
01/11/06: Two new articles added, both written by Interdisciplinary researcher and writer Fazal Rahman Ph.D: London bombings: the unasked and unanswered questions and his follow-up article, On the hypothesis of the article on London bombings.
01/11/06: Latest J7 News Archive (this page) added where you will find all the latest J7 news, along with an archive of the previous news updates that appear in the J7 News sidebar on the right hand side of the page.
01/10/06: Major new J7 content added, The 7/7 Terror Rehearsal
23/08/06: Watch Official Confusions's 7/7 documentary, 'Mind the Gap' (Google version)
01/08/06: J7 publish an in depth analysis of the three 7/7 CCTV images.
11/07/06: BBC - Home Secretary John Reid admits Official 7/7 Report is wrong
07/07/06: July 7th 12 months on - J7 publish Thameslink confirmation of CANCELLED 7.40am Luton-King's Cross Thameslink train
27/06/06: J7 Truth Campaign featured in a Guardian G2 article by Mark Honigsbaum, see also the J7 response on Comment is Free
25/06/06: J7 Blog: Met Police Heli-tele / BBC World images of the Number 30 bus explosion in Tavistock Square
Muslim Council of Britain issues a renewed call for a full Independent Public Inquiry into July 7th.