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The justice or INjustice in the legal system of the stiff-upper Lip [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2009-8-12 04:44:07 |Display all floors
... there's a reason why I always stand by Buddy's etc condemnation of the western society and system.  This is one of many many cases of similar crimes and murders where their criminals got away scot-free (as good as) which really makes me PUKE.  Read ...

Taken from The Independent, I will let the decent readers decide (who to damn for posting) ..

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The killers: a lethal pairing of inadequacy and sadism

Two lives marked by abuse and cruelty collided with tragic results when Tracey Connelly met Steven Barker

By Mark Hughes, Crime Correspondent


Tuesday, 11 August 2009

She was an abused child, fathered by a man paid to have sex with her mother. By her mid-20s, she had four children of her own. A "lazy, inadequate" mother in the words of her own barrister, she would spend her days on internet chatrooms and rarely bothered with housework or cared about her or her children's hygiene.


He was a man of extremely low intelligence who tortured animals as a child and would later go on to rape a two-year-old girl.


The violent streak that the brothers possessed had already been revealed to their own family when they allegedly attacked their 82-year-old grandmother in an attempt to make her change her will so that they would benefit from it. Now, reunited again at 37 Penshurst Road, Tottenham, they would make Connelly's child Peter Connelly the target of their abuse, while she turned a blind eye.

Barker had apparently been the victim of abuse himself. His sister told the Old Bailey that Barker had been "petrified" of his older brother, Owen (both brothers were originally named Barker but Owen later changed his name following a family argument).

Barker told the police that he was scared his brother would try to have him killed if he spoke about him. Owen painted a different picture. He claimed that Barker had tortured their younger brother during childhood.

Regardless, when they got together, it spelt trouble. Born and brought up in Tottenham, Barker and Owen would often visit their grandmother in the seaside town of Whitstable, Kent.

In November 1995, when Barker was aged 19 and Owen was 23, the pair repeatedly attacked Hilda Barker over her will. On one occasion, they locked her in a wardrobe and shook it over and over again. On another, they are said to have beaten her up after donning masks to frighten her.

The pair were arrested after Mrs Barker's daughter called the police. They were charged with grievous bodily harm but before the case could come to court Mrs Barker, who had been moved to a care home, died of pneumonia, in January 1996. With their main witness dead and with no medical evidence to support a manslaughter or attempted murder charge, Kent Police dropped the case – a decision which is said to have stunned detectives from the Metropolitan Police when they read the case file during the Baby P investigation.

A Kent Police spokesman said: "In 1995, Kent Police were contacted by relatives of an 82-year-old lady living in Whitstable. It was suggested that other members of her family had assaulted her. The allegations were investigated and, although two males were charged over the alleged attack, the matter was later discontinued through lack of admissible evidence.

"In January 1996 the lady died and an inquest concluded her death was as a result of pneumonia, of natural causes. The coroner did say, however, that this attack hadn't helped the woman."

It was more than a decade later that Barker met Tracey Connelly. She was in a relationship with Peter's natural father when she took Barker, who was working as a maintenance man, to a school reunion.

She split with Peter's father when the boy was five months old and, shortly afterwards, Barker moved into the house on Penshurst Road with Connelly and her four children – a fact that was hidden from the social services.

When the child was nine months old, Owen moved in. He was on the run with his 15-year-old girlfriend and was trying to avoid the police finding him and the girl, who had left home to be with 37-year-old Owen.

The family that Barker and Owen had moved in with was one in which abuse was rife. Tracey Connelly's family was well known to social services. She had been taken from home at age 12 when, noting that her mother was a habitual cannabis smoker unfit to raise her, social services had stepped in and sent her to a reform school.

This intervention did not take place before the tawdry details of how she had been conceived had been revealed to her, while she was still a child; the man she had thought was her father had paid another man to have sex with her mother while he watched.

The extended family were also abusers. And, in the early 1990s, a relative of Baby Peter's was under Islington Council's care. The relative was known to be a victim of a suspected paedophile ring.

Peter Connelly – who would become known as Baby P – was the next family member to suffer abuse. Despite the fact that he and two of his siblings were on Haringey Council's child protection register, he was beaten and tortured so badly that he had 60 separate injuries which officials missed.

He was found dead on 3 August 2007, aged 17 months, having swallowed his own tooth as a result of a fatal blow the previous evening.
Connelly, Barker and Owen denied that they had been involved in the abuse. Barker told the police: "I have never laid a finger on Peter ... If anyone says I admitted killing Peter they are lying." He also reacted to an allegation that Owen had found him in the child's bedroom "sweating and excited", saying: "It's a lie."

None of the three was convicted of murder, the more serious charge that had been levelled at them, but they were all convicted of causing or allowing the death of a child.

Yet police sources say that Barker still denies everything. A source said: "He is convinced it is all a big mistake and that he will get out soon. He won't accept responsibility for any of it."

Later it was established that, as well as the abuse that he had meted out to Baby P, Barker had also raped a two-year-old girl.

Her name will never be publicly revealed but details of her ordeal were told in court when she became the youngest sexual abuse victim to give evidence at the Old Bailey.

She provided the courtroom with a heartbreaking narrative: "I was asleep and he woke me up ... he was being naughty ... he pulled his clothes down."

While hindsight paints the lives of Barker and Owen as a picture of abuse that, it now seems, would almost inevitably repeat itself, it was not until it was too late that their penchant for violence was noticed.

Indeed, as Jacqueline Cole , a neighbour of their grandmother Hilda Barker explained: "She [Mrs Barker] was very frightened when they came down ... at the time I just thought they were unruly boys coming from a rough part of London."

Timeline: Peter's story

2006

March 1: Peter Connelly, also known as Baby P, is born to Tracey Connelly.

November: Connelly's boyfriend, Steven Barker, moves into her home.

December 11: Peter is taken to Whittington Hospital in Archway, north London, with bruises on his head, nose, chest and right shoulder.

December 19: Police arrest and interview Connelly on suspicion of assaulting her son, which she denies.

December 22: Peter is placed on the child protection register.

2007

June: Barker's brother, Jason Owen, moves into the home with a 15-year-old he calls his girlfriend.

August 1: Peter is taken to a child development clinic at St Ann's Hospital in Tottenham, north London, where paediatrician Dr Sabah Al-Zayyat describes him as "miserable and cranky". A post-mortem examination later reveals Peter probably already had a broken back and fractured ribs.

August 3: Paramedics answering a 999 call find Peter lying in his blood-spattered cot. He is pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

2008

November 11: Owen and Barker are found guilty at the Old Bailey of causing or allowing the death of a child.

December 1: Inspectors deliver a damning report on Haringey children services to Children's Secretary Ed Balls, who describes the findings as "devastating".

December 8: Sharon Shoesmith, the local authority's director of children's services, is sacked by a panel of councillors and told she will not receive any compensation.

2009

May 1: Barker is found guilty at the Old Bailey of raping a two-year-old girl. Connelly is cleared of cruelty to the girl.

]May 22: Connelly is jailed indefinitely with a minimum term of five years. Barker receives life with a minimum of 10 years for raping the two-year-old and a 12-year term to run concurrently for his "major role" in Peter's death. Owen is handed an indefinite sentence with a minimum term of three years.


August 11: Connelly and Barker are named for the first time after a court order protecting anonymity expires.

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Seriously, those stiff-upper lip should have sent these beasts to the gallows immediately but NO, the murderers are treated so oooo humanely and civilly in the name of stiff-upper lip "fair trial" ... WTF - the price and worth of a 17-month life, which is hardly a life lived yet TO HELL !!


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Post time 2009-8-13 05:04:00 |Display all floors

It made me laugh

It made me laugh when I read the news that the stiff-upper Lip is among those who demanded for Ms Aung Sun Su Kyii's release from the prison sentence by the Myanmar Junta.

Oh, how could this be possible when the stiff upper lip could not even protect their young and old?

Are they sure they know what they are doing?

Is it human rights and not CRIMINAL rights they claim they support?

Seriously, I think the nobel prize-winner is SAFER and far BETTER OFF to be in the hands of her country Junta than to listen to the stiff upper lip and the bunch of jokers, and be made used by them.

Like the fate of the 17-month Baby P, he was NOT murdered but ALLOWED to die.


Let's don't fool ourselves, please ..... that stiff upper-lip and those monkeys would ever save or help anyone (without any return).


China is right to respect the sovereign rights of the Junta as it governs its country and metes out justice appropriately.  PEACE to all !!!



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Post time 2009-8-15 22:27:18 |Display all floors

I read more news

about the house arrest being extended ...

indeed, it is not only China taking the position of "non-interference" in the domestic politics of Myanmar but so are India and Thailand who agree with China.

Very good!  Understand the reasons why and I think countries like China, India and Thailand are making sensible decisions.



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Post time 2009-8-15 23:16:45 |Display all floors

Strange ..

back to the stiff upper Lip.

Strange.  Stiff upper Lip says -

He (Barker) was a man of extremely low intelligence who tortured animals as a child and would later go on to rape a two-year-old girl.


But he ....

In November 1995, when Barker was aged 19 and Owen was 23, the pair repeatedly attacked Hilda Barker over her will. On one occasion, they locked her in a wardrobe and shook it over and over again. On another, they are said to have beaten her up after donning masks to frighten her.



I wonder if anyone understands stiff-upper Lip's meaning of "extremely low intelligence"?

Is that why they are let off against a more serious crime?

They have "no intelligence" to murder?

No capacity and, therefore they are harmless?

Yah, stiff-upper Lip couldn't charge those 2 "extremely low intelligence" because stiff-upper Lip could not muster enough evidence to charge them ...


Guess what is the "intelligence" of the stiff-upper Lip, will you?  






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Post time 2009-8-20 06:24:16 |Display all floors
What a Shame!

the stiff-upper Lip's PROTECTION PLAN for the 3 murderers of 17-month baby P.

Read what the stiff-upper Lip law enforcer's "protection plan" for the 3 murderers after their release from their short 3-5 years' stay in prison ...

The notoriety of the Baby Peter case is such that all three convicted people are likely to be given new identities upon release to protect them from vigilante attacks, according to the probation union Napo.

Assistant general secretary Harry Fletcher said:

"The question will be, how well known are they in five years’ time?”

"And will Baby P still resonate with the public in terms of horrendous crime?”

"If it does – and I suspect it will – the probation service and police will have no choice but to put in place a protection plan.






How very nice of them (stiff-upper Lip)!  for providing a HAVEN for hardcore criminals.



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Post time 2009-8-22 07:28:12 |Display all floors

I guess it all runs in the blood

I guess it all runs in the blood in the stiff-upper Lip and its cousin then.  So, what can we say to the "for-the criminals" people ??, and we see many of their descendents infesting in BBS here?

Scotland releases Lockerbie bomber, Al-Megrahi because he is now suffering from a terminal illness and funnily to a "hero-welcome" in Libya.

Al-Megrahi is one of the terrorists (a pioneer in today's terrifying suicide bombers) who cold-bloodedly killed 270 Britains and Americans on a Pam Am flight 103 in 1998.

In the words of stiff-upper Lip's cousin Justice Secretary :


In Scotland, we are a people who pride ourselves on our humanity. It is viewed as a defining characteristic of Scotland and the Scottish people. The perpetration of an atrocity and outrage cannot and should not be a basis for losing sight of who we are, the values we seek to uphold, and the faith and beliefs by which we seek to live.

Mr Megrahi did not show his victims any comfort or compassion. They were not allowed to return to the bosom of their families to see out their lives, let alone their dying days. No compassion was shown by him to them. But that alone is not a reason for us to deny compassion to him and his family.

Our justice system demands that judgment be imposed but compassion be available. Our beliefs dictate that justice be served, but mercy be shown. Compassion and mercy are about upholding the beliefs that we seek to live by, remaining true to our values as a people. No matter the severity of the provocation or the atrocity perpetrated.

For these reasons – and these reasons alone – it is my decision that Mr Abdelbaset Ali Mohamed al-Megrahi, convicted in 2001 for the Lockerbie bombing, now terminally ill, be released on compassionate grounds and allowed to return to Libya to die.


Well, that's what it is!  It's like playing the Russian roulette game - dead or alive?

Where and what is justice to those who were killed?  Doesn't matter.

Like 17-month old baby B who was mercily bashed to death (oops, after swallowing his own tooth which finally ends his routine torture by full-grown (stiff-upper Lip's retarded) adults), his murderers will be out of prison in 3-5 years' time and will be given new identities to walk away and carry on life as free men (and woman).

Very good, and very kind of the stiff-upper Lip who care for those "alive". :) :)

I guess it is what they call "HUMAN RIGHTS" ?

Too bad for those who died !

You should have been alive .... only if baby P could survive those blows routinely from a 200 pounders.  It is not murder.  It is to be "allowed to die".


Well, of course, I can't say much about the stiff-upper Lip and its cousins, cronies and buddies in the West.  That's THEIR "judicious" system, which we must be careful to agree or adopt.  



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Post time 2009-8-22 13:57:26 |Display all floors

Not so simple ...

As quoted above ...

"we are a people who pride ourselves on our humanity. ....

Our justice system demands that judgment be imposed but compassion be available. Our beliefs dictate that justice be served, but mercy be shown...."


High-flown words of benevolence or something else (more hideous)?

More news appear today but I am not sure what to make of it now ...


British businesses were poised for a Libyan windfall last night after the release of the convicted terrorist Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi completed a five-year rehabilitation for the north African state.

British trade leaders said the release of the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing was a major breakthrough in relations between the two nations,
which have progressed at breakneck speed since Tony Blair met the former pariah leader Muammar Gaddafi in a bedouin tent outside Tripoli in 2004.

Col Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, last night said that Megrahi's release was linked to trade deals with Britain, with British oil, gas and water treatment companies, banks, security contractors, tobacco firms and even women's high-street clothing stores in line for hundreds of millions of pounds of business.

Lord Trefgarne, the former trade minister who chairs the Libyan-British Business Council, declared yesterday that there would be "benefits" for British firms from the decision to release Megrahi – adding to the row over the Scottish administration's decision to free him on compassionate grounds to return home to Libya.

John Mosey, whose 19-year-old daughter Helga was on Pan Am Flight 103, said: "It seems clear to me that some sort of deal was done between Libya, Britain and America to get Megrahi to drop his appeal. We know that these [trade deals] go on ... but if they come at the price of truth and justice, then I'm afraid we no longer live in a civilised society. It's obscene. If that is the case here, which does seem likely, it stinks."



Perhaps, the saying that there are NO free lunches is well lived up to.  Was it for humanity and on compassionate grounds that Megrahi was released?  Figure that out !

PS: after my earlier post, I was about to add another post to soothe the stiff-upper Lip and its buddies in the West that they should not be too harsh on the Scots for releasing the sick Libyan after all, and as we all know, the WEST ARE NO ANGELS themselves.  But then, the news broke out and caught my eyes


Sad people they are, really !!



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