Tag: Chillenden Murders

the-rise-of-snitch-culture
21

Dec
2020

The Rise Of Snitch CultureThe Rise Of Snitch Culture

Snitch culture is an Americanism. It can have several different meanings, but arguably its most toxic form is that of manufacturing confessions against men suspected of serious crimes, up to and including murder. Usually, they involve what are called cell confessions; a man held on remand facing a murder charge to which he is pleading […]

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miscarriage-of-justice-uk
02

Jul
2020

Miscarriage Of Justice UKMiscarriage Of Justice UK

Miscarriages of justice are far more common than is generally believed, even with due process and strict rules about the admissibility of evidence. They also affect some of the most unlikely people. Michael Stone is Britain’s longest serving miscarriage of justice prisoner. (He is not to be confused with the convicted multiple murderer Michael Stone […]

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07

Mar
2020

Britain’s Longest Serving Miscarriage Of Justice Prisoner Banned From Talking To The MediaBritain’s Longest Serving Miscarriage Of Justice Prisoner Banned From Talking To The Media

Michael Stone is a fairly common name, so common in fact that there are two people so named serving life sentences in the UK alone. One is a “Loyalist” terrorist who murdered six people. Forget about him, he’s a nutter. The other is the man convicted of the 1996 Chillenden Murders on the most ludicrous […]

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