The Libyans and the death of WPC Yvonne Fletcher

Lobster Issue 38 (Winter 1999) £££

The Libyans and the death of WPC Yvonne Fletcher On 8 July the Foreign Minister, Robin Cook, announced that the Libyan Government accepted ‘general responsibility’ for the death of WPC Yvonne Fletcher and normal diplomatic relations with Libya were being restored. The media reporting of this accepted the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) spin […]

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Is Libya still the prime suspect for the murder of WPC Fletcher?

Lobster Issue 32 (December 1996) £££

The killing of WPC Yvonne Fletcher in public view and for no apparent reason remains one of the most notorious murders of recent decades. For sixteen years there have been few signs of any serious attempts to locate and bring to justice the perpetrator of this outrage. Finally, this April, in an outstanding piece […]

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Crozier country: Free Agent: the unseen war 1941-1991

Lobster Issue 26 (1993) £££

Brian Crozier HarperCollins, London, 1993 This is a very interesting book which greatly adds to our knowledge of the clandestine shaping of British politics in the 1970s and 80s. It is also a book which, like Chapman Pincher’s Inside Story, will repay repeated re-reading. But amidst all the new material a surprising amount of these […]

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Notes from the underground part 3: British fascism 1983-6

Lobster Issue 25 (1993) £££

[…] needed for reference.'(49) In the public domain, Phil Andrews, speaking at a St George’s Day demonstration in Stoke, is reputed to have said of the murder of WPC Yvonne Fletcher, ‘What’s all this fuss about the police woman who was shot outside the Libyan embassy? We should not shed any tears over the death […]

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Secrets from Germany

Lobster Issue 15 (1988) £££

[…] London, Rome and Vienna; planned the assassination of Gadhafi in the attack on his Tripoli barracks in May 1984; and had a hand in the shooting of WPC Yvonne Fletcher in April 1984 in London. Niggl also sees the Nesar Hindawi case as a Mossad operation designed to disrupt Syria’s relations with Europe. He […]

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The view from the bridge

Lobster Issue 50 (Winter 2005/6) £££

[…] me I knew enough to be an intelligent listener for him. He told me that he thought that he, while mind-controlled, and not the Libyans, had shot WPC Yvonne Fletcher outside the Libyan Embassy. I published this in Lobster. Joe was very unhappy about this and denied telling me what he had said. Since […]

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The Enemy Within: Thatcher’s Secret War Against the Miners; GB84

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Lobster Issue 48 (Winter 2004) £££

[…] provocateurs on picket lines and as a hit squad when required. He weaves in several fascinating strands from that period, including the murders of Hilda Murrell and WPC Fletcher. More importantly, there is a suggestion of a genesis in British Army-supported paramilitary activity in the north of Ireland in the 1970s. There is also […]

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Sources

Lobster Issue 40 (Winter 2000/1) £££

[…] Workers Association. Who they? you ask. That I don’t know. Details at http://www.directa.force9.co.uk Heavy weather An impressive reworking of the evidence that the Libyans did not kill WPC Yvonne Fletcher was published in Squall and is – or was – on their Website at www.squall.co.uk/ yes/ind2.html Drug wars and Another view of the Afghani […]

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We’re breaking new ground: Operation Century

Lobster Issue 39 (Summer 2000) £££

[…] who in 1990 bragged of murder threats he had made.(1) Dibley partly justified Century’s terror tactics by referring to a previous covert police operation, Edzell. An undercover WPC tried to seduce confessions from Colin Stagg to the Wimbledon Common murder by confessing on tape to have sadistically enjoyed murdering a young baby by slitting […]

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Our Friends in the North West: The Owen Oyston Affair

Lobster Issue 34 (Winter 1997) £££

[…] Constable Ashley and passed on to him details of Lisa Rubotham. He contacted Rubotham to arrange a meeting the next day. 27 September Detective Constable Ashley and WPC Stone interviewed Lisa Rubotham at Newton-le-Willows police station and later, for ‘4-5 hours’ at Haydock Thistle Hotel. 30 September Lisa Rubotham taken to St Mary’s Rape […]

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