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The Democracy Charade

Dr Les Dove | 28.04.2005 01:29 | Repression | London

Torture and Repression within Britain


By Dr Les Dove CPH

It has often been said that 'patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels' and indeed it is. That 'refuge' now appears to be in the throes of being overtaken by the 'democracy scam' - in that the so-called 'democracy' now on offer by not a few governments is in fact no more than a simple play on words which has nothing whatsoever to do with the real thing. At least as it is imagined to be by most people. Who more and more are beginning to view their own so-called 'democracy' as being little more than a political charade, which is used to fool them into believing that their version of it is a true one?

One fine example of a 'fake democracy' is that used by the United Kingdom. In the British parliament and elsewhere UK politicians continuously refer to 'our democracy' as though it was the Holy Grail. So does much of the UK media. The truth, however, is very different from what 'the establishment' there would have us believe. Their first lie is that Queen Elizabeth and her family has nothing to do with 'politics'. In reality she has everything to do with them - in that the Queen of England has absolute veto over all parliamentary decisions and can reject just about anything that she wishes to. And indeed she often does. Politicians in Britain must also swear their allegiance not to the British people but to the Queen herself. The same applies to her security services MI-5, MI-6 and the British armed forces. None of which are sworn to protect the British people as such - only the crown. Indeed, considering that Britain has no proper 'constitution' the British people have no real protection from internal tyrants at all. Indeed, the real enemy of the British people today is their own government. The last three of which - starting with Margaret Thatcher's, have all but removed what few rights the British people ever had, whilst new laws passed since then make sure that those 'rights' are unlikely ever to return.

A military junta under the control of Military Intelligence-5 to all intents and purposes now rules Britain. And Military Intelligence-6, also known as the SIS, undoubtedly are the worst tyrants Britain has ever had. They operate completely outside the law, above and outside political and legal structures. (1)

Totally unaccountable - in spite of what their supporters may say, Military Intelligence-5 (MI-5) has installed a 'Police state' apparatus throughout the entire country. Their notorious 'Official Secrets Acts' control and dominate almost every facet of British life. So much so that Britain has long been considered the most secretive country in the western world. The methods of MI-5 may be slightly different from those used by Saddam Hussein's secret police when he was in power but their ultimate objective is exactly the same, which is the total eradication of all opposition to the fascism they so eagerly embrace. When a government security service has all but unlimited power, controls and censors all public information, it can make most people believe anything.

In 1976 over 1.858 British army officers and at least 262 senior civil servants had been trained in the use of psychological torture techniques for internal security purposes. They also have the ability to launch political campaigns in pursuit of military objectives without any reference to the political regime (2). Since that date it is believed well over 40.000 British citizens may have been tortured or 'disappeared' by these torture units. The late home secretary, David Blunkett, added a further 1.000 MI-5 agents to ensure the end of all dissent in Britain. Indeed, Tony Blair has recently proposed a new repressive law that will make any form of political dissent within Britain a criminal offence. The latest addition to that measure includes a total ban on dissidents being able to use a telephone or the Internet. They will also be subjected to house arrest and curfews. These repressive police state measures, being put into place under the pretext of ‘combating terrorism’ put’s Britain squarely in the corner of countries like China and North Korea, in that dissidents will be cut off from all forms of communication with the outside world.

The Internet and e-mail along with the British media is already censored to an unbelievable degree with MI-5 agents and informers being on the staff of every newspaper in the country. Many British breweries, also long time supporters of fascism, have willingly allowed their pubs, clubs and hotels to be secretly wired for sound and vision so that 'Big Brother' in the form of MI-5 and the police Special Branch can see and listen to everything said inside them (5). So much so that many foreign businessmen have been warned by their governments against using 'careless talk' when visiting Britain, whilst others have been told not to do any business there at all. Even the prestigious American magazine 'Smart Business' featured an article that suggested American business leaders think twice before starting any operation in the UK. Simon Moores, chairman of the Research Group, also stated that the UK is a questionable place to do business. He was referring to another repressive law called RIP, short for the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act. This allows police and other law enforcement agencies to intercept the communications of any business in Britain. Even worse companies will themselves have to pay for the software that allows it. For a small to medium-size business, the mandated equipment would cost between $145.000 and $725.000. (3)

Other, and far more sinister 'military devices' are also being used against British citizens. Particularly against dissidents who dare to speak out and expose the police-state tactics' being widely used by MI-5. Particularly its departments of 'Deception, Disinformation, and Psychological Operations'. The latter 'Psy-Ops' section of MI-5 operates throughout the entire country. Using highly trained teams of specialists they smear, harass, intimidate, persecute, torture and even kill any dissident who MI-5 considers to be a threat - in that the dissident might expose the deep corruption and widespread abuse of Human Rights by MI-5 and other covert British security services.

Indeed, MI-5 agents often arrange fatal 'accidents' to dispose of their critics. One of their most favored weapons for bringing about the death of its chosen victims is the military microwave machine. By using this device MI-5 agents can beam microwaves on any 'target' from a house or an apartment next to where the 'target' lives. The device can even be operated from a van across the street, and in their present form these military microwave machines can penetrate through walls giving a pretty clear picture of anyone inside a building. Even worse the microwave beams emitting from these machines can be closely focused to penetrate the human body and cause great damage to it. The result of this damage can be:

Mild to severe headaches; sleep deprivation; nervousness and irritability; lethargy and fatigue; stress; nausea; insomnia; eye damage; paralysis; aggression and rage; paranoia and panic attacks; hysteria; schizophrenia; hallucinations; memory loss; disordered thought; uncharacteristic emotions; obsessive behavior; confusion; hopelessness; brain and nervous system damage; heart attacks; fast-acting cancers and severe depression leading to name only a few. Torture in the United Kingdom is SECRET State policy designed to secretly violate human rights. (4)

Whilst under microwave attack by MI-5 in the UK, for daring to expose their widespread corruption through my report "Torture in The United Kingdom" I too became a 'target' and for many years I suffered from some of the above damage to my own system. Many UK torture victims, however, are thought not to have survived at all. As a therapist I believe that many British torture victims have been driven to commit suicide. Which undoubtedly is the prime intention of MI-5 as it has then silenced those particular dissidents forever - without leaving a trace of evidence. Whilst other victims are thought to have been 'disappeared.' Many of them into so-called 'mental hospitals' which were used by the soviets against their own dissidents not so long ago.

The very thought of musicians daring to ridicule the British police state, or of writers exposing it, is enough to bring out the worst MI-5 has to offer. And it does so in no small measure. One television presenter, Richard Kershaw, was blacklisted almost thirty years ago and the public has never heard of him since. Another brilliant artist and sculpture, a friend of mine at the time, was some years ago 'framed into prison' for possessing a small amount of pot. He was released only because he agreed to help MI-5 frame other people they wanted to control. Needless to say this artist is a friend of mine no longer. The manuscripts of some books that I had written in South Africa during the apartheid years were also stolen by MI-5 because they did not want the public to know about their deep involvement there, or that they were persecuting novelists. But they do. Viciously so, just as the Nazis before them did in Germany. The British Nazis in MI-5 are no different. They may even be much worse, for the many abuses discovered so far by the Freedom Network are undoubtedly the mere tip of a very large iceberg. Indeed, creative artists of all kinds are particularly vulnerable to being 'subverted and neutralized' by MI-5. Particularly performing artists who have gained vast popularity and wealth. They are in a position to defend them selves. However, being bribed through their inclusion in the 'Queens Honors list' in effect neutralizes these people. But make no mistake on this point. Any creative artist who sups at the royal trough is supporting British fascism and all the repressive apparatus that maintains it. While some politically naive personalities like Paul McCartney, Elton John, Phil Collins and Rod Stewart may be fooled into supporting the crown many other lesser-known artists are relentlessly pursued and persecuted into obscurity by the security services for their refusal to do so. An artist's failure to cooperate with MI-5 can and often does lead to their full-scale persecution. Which in turn means that their names will never appear in any British publication. No British record company will ever sign them up and no British television program will ever feature their work. Indeed they are relentlessly driven into poverty and obscurity. Their only option is to leave the UK forever and hopefully start life anew in some other country.

Whatever, MI-5 goes much further? Already having been accused of rigging some British elections in the past MI-5 has found a perfect way to subvert all elections there in that they no longer have to rig them through the ballot box at all. Through manipulation, lies, deception and sheer terror going all the way back to when Margaret Thatcher came to power in Britain MI-5 now all but owns every politician in the country.

Whether any so-called politically left or right candidate actually wins an election in Britain is in fact irrelevant - in that their future actions will follow not their own dictums but those, which MI-5 defines for them. That is why so many British politicians fail to live up to the expectations of the people who elected them. And it is why the present Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has done nothing whatsoever to curb the rampant corruption within the security services. Indeed, Tony Blair, along with most of the other politicians in Britain, are apparently no more than establishment puppets. Being a puppet, however, does not exonerate him from the abuses being committed by the security services. As Prime Minister he is responsible for their illegal actions and must be held accountable for them. By doing nothing to stop them Tony Blair is just as guilty as they are. That MI-5 and their Hi-Tech death squads now define this sad state of affairs as being their 'version of democracy' is nothing less than blatant hypocrisy. They are at best a bunch of traitors and an insult to every citizen who ever gave their life for Britain. They died so that the British people could live in a decent society and have a true democracy - not the charade that is being passed off as one in the Britain of today. Clearly MI-5 cannot be reformed. It should be abolished, its leadership dismissed and its relevant members, both past and present, should be tried for crimes against humanity.

If the British people as a whole knew what was being done by MI-5 they would be outraged. But they don't know because overpowering censorship prevents the public from being informed by the news media, which has now become little more than a state propaganda machine. So-called human rights organizations in Britain won't expose torture there because most of them have become MI-5 'front organizations'. And British lawyers can't defend torture victims because MI-5 would put them out of business if they tried to do so. That is the only kind of 'democracy' you will get in the Britain of today. It is their version of the New World Order.

That the British Establishment is now taking advantage of the terrible 9/11 New York disaster by sending politicians abroad to "counter terrorism' is yet another example of its blatant two faced hypocrisy. It is also using the American tragedy to introduce even more repression, which will not only curtail further criticism of its own deplorable actions but also give 'legality' to any form of internal repression under the guise of 'preventing terrorism'.

That British Human Rights organizations have also done nothing whatsoever to protest the horrors being committed by MI-5 - nor done anything to help the many British torture victims, is an insult to anyone who ever supported them. Amnesty International, Liberty and Redress have all been severely criticized for not daring to confront and expose psychotronic torture and repression in the UK - yet their inaction has remained constant for a great many years. So much so that one can't help but wonder just what is it they do with the hundreds of millions of pounds they collect in donations from the public each year? They certainly don't use it to protect the British citizens it came from.

Amnesty International in particular should be ashamed at their inaction. In 1993 Pierre Sane the secretary-general of Amnesty said:

"Governments are prepared to go to great lengths to cover up their crimes. They know that a bloodstained human rights record will damage their international image. So they set up phony human rights institutions to cover up crimes. They use sophisticated public relations techniques, lies behind lies. Governments use death squads and undercover agents so that they can deny involvement. Everything has become subtler since Amnesty International was founded. To make people disappear you need sophisticated security arrangements, and secret departments. Human rights abuses have not gone away. They have just gone further into the dark."

I suggest that that the totally inept people now running the British section of Amnesty International should read the above again - then expose the deplorable situation prevalent in Britain today. Otherwise they will not only become totally discredited in the UK they will also fall under the category of being called phony throughout the rest of the world. If you are a supporter of Amnesty then think again - you just might not be supporting what you may think you are?

Dissidents who have fled - or have been driven from the UK, are still not safe from persecution by the British security services. In their efforts to smear and discredit anyone who tries to expose the truth about their illegal actions and Human Rights abuses in Britain MI-6 agents and their stooges pursue and vindictively 'target' British dissidents all over the world. These degenerate smear artists, against American and International law, even operate in the United States.
Reinforcement techniques as used by MI-5 stooges.

This technique is called ‘the reinforcement effect (PRE). The generalization that behavior maintained with partial or intermittent reinforcement has greater resistance to extinction.

This ‘psycho-control’ is at first brought about by using Psyop’s goons and smear artists who have previously been used to intimidate the dissidents and whom dissidents know because of that. These goons will, when being close to the dissident, use a particular ‘hand signal’ which will immediately alert the dissident as to exactly who these goons are working for. For instance, in Britain, whether indirectly or indirectly ‘political stooges and goons’ are widely used by MI-5 to persecute dissidents. It follows then that certain ‘particular hand signals’ used by known MI-5 goons identify them as being ‘agents’ of MI-5. Therefore, such a signal given towards a ‘target’ will make the target believe that anyone giving that hand signal does indeed work for MI-5, and that the person giving that signal is ‘keeping him or her under surveillance.’

These ‘hand signals’ are in fact ‘psychological triggers’. The purpose of them is not only to make a dissident believe British security is ‘keeping an eye on them’ they also remind the dissident ‘by association and suggestion’ of the highly unpleasant events, and/or experiences of his, or her, ‘torture sessions.’ So, anyone who knows the particular signal, for any given target, can give that hand signal anywhere in the world where the dissident might be, and the dissident will immediately be reminded of what he, or she, is trying to forget. Which is their torture at the hands of the British Security Services. For it to work properly, however, the ‘signal’ must be one the dissident instantly recognizes. Otherwise the person giving it will simply look like a fool waving their hands about. I say this because MI-5 security stooges often encourage other people to use these ‘hand signals’ against dissidents after fooling them into believing that these ‘hand signals’ are not only harmless but are in themselves ‘the only torture’ that the dissident has endured in Britain. That is a totally untrue, but it is a lie that is unfortunately believed by many people inside and out of Britain, who, because of widespread censorship, know almost nothing of the horrors that are happening inside Britain today. (NOTE: People who are fooled and manipulated by MI-5 stooges into giving ‘hand signals’ should realize that they are playing a very dangerous game. Security services spend a great deal of time and money programming some of their ‘targets’ and a wrong signal might quite accidentally bring about a pre-programmed deadly response.)

However, it isn't only Britain that tortures and murder's citizens who dare to dissent, far from it. There are now thousands of web sites all over the world who are reporting the same human rights abuses in other so-called ‘democracies’. Their methods of repression are all remarkably similar. Indeed, there appears to be little if any doubt that these crimes against humanity are being committed by the world's largest security agencies. Only these agencies have the technology and the resources to carry out these crimes, plus the power to cover them up afterwards. The mainstream media has known of these atrocities for many years now yet they have failed to publish a single word about them. Only governments and the security services have the power to silence the media at will and quite apparently they do so with ease. Without the Internet the entire world would have remained ignorant of these abuses. That we are not is certainly not due to the mainstream media. If anything the media has conspired along with the security services to fool and manipulate the public rather than inform them of what has been happening around the world. In doing so it has lost the respect of the public at large. The drivel that is now being presented as news is an insult to anyone with half a brain, let alone someone who craves real information about what is going on in the world around us. Indeed, without a computer and an Internet connection it is today all but impossible to gather any real political information of value. Without a computer you simply cannot be truly informed, no matter where you live in the world. So if you don't have one then get one. You'll be glad that you did.

(Latest news.) The British Internet site of the Freedom Network, as described below, has apparently been closed down by MI-5 and it's director George Farquhar has apparently been ‘disappeared’. Considering MI-5's long persecution of George and other human rights activists in Britain this gives us cause for grave concern. If anyone has any info on George please e-mail it to: immediately

The above article is from a series being published worldwide by writers and activists supporting the Freedom Network, which is dedicated to exposing repression, torture and murder in and out of the United Kingdom by the British security services MI-5 and MI-6. Full documentation for this article can be seen in 'The Torture Report' a copy of which may be obtained by contacting Dr Les Dove at the e-mail address above.

Some of the British torture victims who are still alive are listed below.

Dr Les Dove CPH (Therapist-Writer) - George Farquhar (Writer-Activist - Now missing) - Tim Rifat BSc Bed (Writer) - Marina L Findlay - Martin C Mack - Thierry Mouton - Robert Naeslund - Mickie Poirier Val des Monts - John Walsh - Aleksander Zielinski - Tim Matthews - John Beveridge - Robert La Mont - Blanche Chavoustie - Nico Ntumba - Chris McCabe - Vincent-Cano - Alex Sadegholvaad - Jurgen Volske - Stuart Carter - John W Allman (Christians Against Mental Slavery) - Stephen Baker – – Ian Birch (Journalist) – Janet Cresswell.


(1) Bloch. J. Fitzgerald. P. “British Intelligence and Covert Action." Junction Books. London. UK 1983.

(2) Dr L. Dove. The Torture Report. National Association of Writers. 1990.

(3) W.M. Grossman. Smart Business Magazine. Feb. 2001.

(4) G. Farquhar. The Freedom Network. UK. (Also mirrored on the web site )

(5) Jane Wardell. “Big Brother Always Watching In Britain”. Union Jack. America’s only National British Newspaper. Vol. 22. No 6. September. 2004.


Further articles and a huge list of torture victims can be read on the websites:

Secrecy is the keystone of all tyranny. Not force, but secrecy … censorship. When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, “This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know,” the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives … Mighty little force is needed to control a man whose mind has been hood-winked; contrariwise, no amount of force can control a freeman, a whose mind is free. No, not the rack, not fission bombs, not anything – you can’t conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him.

Robert A Heinlein


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  1. hmm — curious

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