March 17th, 2011

Not in the best light

Posted in The Job - General, Videos by 200

I mentioned recently that I have a general interest in the police forces of the world.

A month ago I posted about the fact that Britain was instrumental in arming  & training the police several middle eastern countries and hinted that the intentions of these often repressive countries in gaining input in democratic policing was probably a veneer, especially as the current troubles were bringing the attention of the world on the repressive & brutal tactics of our middle eastern police cousins.

The Telegraph reports that police officers shot two civlians in a ‘drive-by’ shooting. It doesn’t say whether they were injured or killed.

It doesn’t appear to be an isolated incident.


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  1. Tony F says:

    What a bunch of evil bastards.

    March 18th, 2011 at 18:59

  2. Blueknight says:

    Watched Question Time last night and one of the unanswerable questions was if we (The UN) impose a no fly zone etc on Libya, how long before we have to do the same thing over Bahrain? and Saudi Arabia. – and now Yemen.
    The next couple of years are going to be grim….

    March 18th, 2011 at 21:03

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