Orwellian Secret Courts in the UK: Britain on the Brink of Tyranny

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As if the British “justice” system wasn’t flawed enough already. A system that lets thugs operate with impunity whilst using the full weight of the legal machinery of the state to issue a summons against those “guilty” of the appalling crime of falling behind in their council tax payments. A system that allows corporate courts and magistrates not acting under oath to issue summary judgements against anyone who fails to adhere to the financial bullying of greedy corporations and corrupt bureaucrats in local government.

British “justice” indeed.

Britain is on the brink of tyranny. The Justice and Security Bill, if it becomes law, will enable judicial trials to be held in secret, and it will even be illegal to tell anyone about them. The bill has now gone through all stages in the House of Commons, and will now go to the House of Lords for consideration. In other words, it’s nearly there (http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2012-13/justiceandsecurity.html).

The bill’s sponsor in the Commons is Justice Minister Kenneth Clarke, who is widely believed to be on the steering committee of the highly secretive Bilderberg meetings. In a foreward to a consultation document, he explains that the purpose of the bill is to enable the government to defend itself against civil claims, with claimants typically seeking significant amounts in damages, but where the facts of the case turn on highly sensitive information

Read more here: http://www.globalresearch.ca/orwellian-secret-courts-in-the-uk-britain-on-the-brink-of-tyranny/5325994

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