British government ministers have been complicit in millions of deaths since 1945, so don’t be surprised that they won’t face justice over coronavirus

By Mark Curtis Declassified UK, 2 May 2020 The UK government’s failure to provide protective equipment to all health staff treating coronavirus victims prompts questions whether ministers are legally culpable for failing to prevent deaths. But UK ministers routinely act with impunity and every prime minister since 1945 has been complicit in deaths abroad. At […]

Nepal: Declassified

Documents Permanent Under-Secretary’s Planning Committee, ‘Country Assessment Sheets’, 1974 (click here) Articles ‘The allegations against MI6 are serious – so why aren’t they front page news?’ (, 16 December 2014) ‘UK’s “covert acts” during Nepalese civil war‘ (Al Jazeera, 19 September 2014) ‘Operation Mustang: United Kingdom’s MI6 aided torture of Maoist cadres‘ (Kathmandu Post, 1 September 2014) […]

Permanent Under Secretary’s Planning Committee, ‘Country assessment sheets’, 8 November 1974

“Country assessment sheet: Iran” “Iran is basically pro-Western and is rapidly approaching major economic and political status in the world”. Iran provided 19% of UK oil supplies in 1973. “In addition British oil companies earn substantial amounts of foreign exchange from oil obtained from Iran. BP have an arrangement whereby they can pick up 20% […]