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Pledge “77enquiry”

"I will pledge £20 towards the production costs of a balanced DVD documentary examining the many suspicious circumstances of the London bombings of 7th July 2005 but only if 250 other people will do the same."

— Tony Gosling, freelance journalist from Bristol, UK

Deadline to sign up by: 1st July 2007
37 people signed up, 213 more were needed

Country: United Kingdom
Place: London (view map)

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52 people died on 7th July 2005 in four major explosions on London's public transport system. Britain's New Labour government has blocked all attempts to investigate the attacks of that day citing 'national security' as the reason why the public should not know what happened. Any official enquiry into 7/7 looks likely to be carried out by people appointed by the Prime Minister and not independent at all.

Critical structural failures in Britain's counter-intelligence service MI5 and the Metropolitan Police's Anti-Terrorist branch have gone uninvestigated, leaving the way open for the attacks of that day to happen again. These services have also be shown to have lied freely in an attempt to cover their errors.

But relatives of the bombers and the victims as well as concerned members of the public are demanding a wide-ranging investigation. In a free country one simple way anyone can conduct such an investigation is by making a documentary. At least three films, with varying degrees of professionalism, have already been made. 'Ludicrous Diversion', 'Mind The Gap' and 'BT Final Version'. All three throw serious doubt on the official version of events that day but none have been shown on British TV.

Any independent enquiry must bring the possibility that government and security services were complicit in the attacks within its remit. There have been many incidents over the last 30 years, particularly as part of NATO's Operation Gladio, of sophisticated bomb attacks in public places which were initially blamed on the 'bogey-man' of the day. These turned out to have been carried out by a rogue right-wing network within NATO, the military and European law enforcement systems.

This documentary will take the form of a DVD and be sent free of charge to all those who have donated £20 towards its production. It might also eventually be shown on TV round the world.

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  • Don't get me wrong, I share your concerns, and support your intentions, but as you point out, 'Ludicrous Diversion', 'Mind The Gap' and 'BT Final Version' already exist and are excellent mini-documentaries.

    Therefore, unless you have something new to contribute then I don't see what this pledge & DVD production will achieve, nor how you will solve the problem of getting your doc shown on TV.

    Wouldn't it be better to pledge to spread these already existing documentaries better (perhaps even campaign to get them shown on TV) rather than to create yet another documentary?
    Marcus T, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I agree with Marcus T .not clear that this would advance isue rather campaign which i would suppot strongly and would achieve more or at least I feel it would
    david hart, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • You have my backing Tony and hopefully many others will follow suit for your project.

    I hope you can produce a truly balanced documentary and I also hope you can interview all the 7/7 survivors and victims families, regardless of their viewpoints.

    I kind of back Marcus and David Harts view that good films already exist, but all are somehow flawed and wont make the mainstream.

    A tragedy though it was, 7/7 needs placing in a historical context beyond the media/public sensationalism it has received. A grounded and not fear driven reactionary context from either side of the fence needs establishing.

    For if we are to be led to fear religious extremists bringing sudden death upon innocents in the name of God, in exchange for our rights. Then we need look no further than ourselves and 2 men, who claim God told them and will judge them over Iraq. And that is regardless of any conspiracy theories, official or otherwise into the events of 7/7.

    For if Radical Islamic terrorism is genuine and not manipulated by intelligence agencies (as it would appear to be), then we have more to fear from the ruthless, conscienceless killers who rule us and govern our liberties, including our in-ability to halt unpopular actions carried out in our names. Than we do of genuine Islamic terrorists who hate our freedoms but lack the ability to legislate them away into the memory hole.

    Maybe reality TV will have a place for them one day. "Beyond Treason Island" perhaps.

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  • Hi Tony, I didn't notice your name before but I recognise it now, and so you have my full support. I'll look forward to seeing the result. Best regards, Marcus.
    Marcus T, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • why not make it into a movie rather than a documentary.

    actors could play the parts of the alleged bombers and their m15 handlers
    you could still use alot of news footage and slips from existing documentaries but make it along the lines of a channel 4 docu-drama

    so rather than being a documentary like 'ludicrous diversion' or 'mind the gap' it becomes more like 'the trial of tony blair' meaning we are offering a possible scenario as well as questioning the official story
    an acted out reconstruction works well i think

    and the fact that it will be technically 'fiction' it can be marketed more widely

    and you can also get REAL victims like daniel to participate
  • I think the power of the most compelling documentaries lies in their presentation of irrefutable facts and overwhelming evidence, while steering clear of speculation or fiction.

    In my opinion, introducing ANY fiction to the proposed production would make it very easy for viewers and critics alike to dismiss some or all of the whole as fiction, as it suits them - sheeple tend to hold on to their beliefs until they can no longer avoid facing the new truth that is presented to them, so fiction would serve only as another get out clause, allowing them to continue to deceive themselves, and rather defeating the point of the video.

    It should be beyond refutation, beyond denial, utterly compelling.
    Marcus Tucker, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I feel I have to voice my concerns about this being a British version of Loose Change which is a ludicrous, simplistic and utterly false piece of documentary making.

    I don't think that making a documentary or film about this tragedy will really provide the insight needed into the supposed inconsistencies of that day. I would suggest that everyone visit here; and sign a petition calling for an independent inquiry. Tony, I don't know how you come to the conclusion that

    "Any official enquiry into 7/7 looks likely to be carried out by people appointed by the Prime Minister and not independent at all."

    When it looks increasingly likely that an independent inquiry will be taking place long after Blair departs Downing Street.

    Also can you substantiate your allegations that NATO has been involved in terrorist attacks? You're very vague here.

    And finally, are you suggesting that Blair's government and the security services were complicit in the attacks of 7/7? If anybody involved with the Cabinet was involved, or MI5 or whatever, they would be lined up and shot, and they'd know it and wouldn't do it.

    Stop de humanising those in power, then we can have a cerebral discussion of this sensitive issue.

    Please email me if you have any criticism of this post.
    Kevin M Jones, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I sent this to Kevin directly as requested, but thought that others might derive benefit from reading it too...


    NATO's Operation Gladio was revealed quite a few years ago (but has since disappeared from the collective consciousness of the nation and its media) - fortunately there's plenty of articles about it online - some examples being:

    Most significantly, there's an in-depth, 3-part BBC documentary from 1992 all about it:

    Also, I'm guessing from your total skepticism about any government involvement in 7/7 (or its coverup) that you haven't seen Ludicrous Diversion - please do, it's only 28 mins:

    Let me know what you think - if you still believe we're ranting fools then I'd love to know why...
    Marcus, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Thanks for the links, I am trawling through it and will reply!

    Also I don't think you're ranting fools :)
    Kevin M Jones, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Hey man, that's a great idea! I'll pledge you twenty quid no problems. The more documentaries that tell the truth about these terrible false-flag operations, the better. I'll even lend you my camera (but it better come back in one piece!). Also, I suggest the blinkered critics above read William Cooper's book from 1991 - "Behold A Pale Horse" - which predicted all these events 10 years before they happened.
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