The High Court, BAE and media massaging
The success of arms trade campaigners in bringing the judicial review in which the High Court has ruled that the Serious Fraud Office and UK government acted illegally in dropping a corruption investigation against BAE Systems, under pressure from the Saudis, is a major achievement - though there was an attempt made on the BBC earlier today (10 April 2008) to suggest that it was all a fuss about nothing. The power of the defence industry and its allies in the media is still very strong indeed. See: http://faithinsociety.blogspot.com/2008/04/victory-for-truth-and-justice...
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