Government admits ‘losing’ thousands of papers from National Archives | UK news | The Guardian

The hoard came to light during high court proceedings brought by a group of elderly Kenyans who were detained and abused during the Mau Mau insurgency in 1950s Kenya. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

Thousands of government papers detailing some of the most controversial episodes in 20th-century British history have vanished after civil servants removed them from the country’s National Archives and then reported them as lost.

Documents concerning the Falklands war, Northern Ireland’s Troubles and the infamous Zinoviev letter – in which MI6 officers plotted to bring about the downfall of the first…

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From Spycatcher and GBH to the Zinoviev letter – an emergent pattern and the real enemy within

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A scene from Alan Bleasdale’s perceptive and prophetic GBH, a much misunderstood darkly comedic series from 1991. Some felt that Bleasdale was attempting to discredit the militant left at the time, but what he portrayed is an infiltation of the Labour Party by MI5, ordered by the Conservative government at the time, whose sole aim was to manipulate and recruit indoctrinated thugs to assist in destablising the Labour Party in its entirety.

Fueling social tensions, these agents provocateurs used the ethnic communities to foster division, generate racial tension, in the hope of causing riots and ultimately, these hardened right-wing thugs dismissed the minority groups as collateral damage to destroy the Labour Party.

MI5 staged a series of violent racist assaults on the city’s ethnic minorities, using hired thugs. They “made things happen. ” To preserve the status quo. In the drama it’s eventually revealed that the plot to destablise the…

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Spies, Lies and Smears: The Conservative Party, The Secret State And The Undermining Of Democracy

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The Zinoviev Letter was a forgery that helped to win the election for Stanley Baldwin’s Conservative Party in 1924

The Tories: they truly are a nasty party. The gutter mentality; the venality, the cruelty and the underhanded tactics have been the hallmarks of the Conservative Party’s strategies for nearly a century. Tories consider themselves divinely ordained to ‘lead’ the country. But it wasn’t always thus. The 19th century was dominated by the Liberal Party. For those of you reading this from a country outside of the UK, as well as some of you in it, the Liberals weren’t social liberals; they were economic liberals. Remember this is the party that turned its back on the Irish people during the famine, believing the Invisible Hand of the Market would magically intervene in the tragedy. The Hand is, for all intents and purposes, a transmutation of God employed as a means of…

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