To Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg: “Brutal, Savage and Unacceptable.” by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
19 March, 2011

The Rt. Hon., Nick Clegg, MP.,
Deputy Prime Minister,
Houses of Parliament,
London SW1A.

Dear Mr Clegg,

Re: Libya.

I refer to your letter below, which was forwarded to me.

“No-fly zone” is an oxymoron, a total contradiction in terms. It means that Colonel Quaddafi’s “brutal, savage and unacceptable treatment”, will be replaced by our “brutal, savage and unacceptable treatment”, using depleted uranium weapons and blowing Libyan people to bits in their uncounted numbers (“it is not productive” to count coalition deaths as US Generals have said many times.) Continue reading

Detainee 239 by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
13 October, 2010

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” …and if any one saved a life, it would be as if s/he saved the life of all mankind. …” (Qur’an 5:32)

“How does it become a man to behave towards the American government today? I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.” (Henry David Thoreau,1817-1862.)

On Tuesday,13th April, as British politicians travelled the country, promising a brave new world on Election day (6th May) a letter was delivered to the British Prime Minister’s residence, Number 10, Downing Street.

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