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Blogwatch: Aug. 29, 2005

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Amid suspicions of a government cover-up, bloggers seized on documents leaked last week from an investigation into how London police came to shoot an innocent Brazilian seven times in the head a day after the attempted bombings on July 21. Contrary to initial accounts, Jean Charles de Menezes did not appear to have worn a bulky jacket or vaulted a turnstile. “We figured the police lied from Day One,” crowed WIS[S]E WORDS. But a former British army officer pointed out on the CABARFEIDH pages that the police had said “very little regarding the entire horrific episode.” That includes failing to counter erroneous eyewitness reports.

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