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Started by Stringerbell on Sep 7, 2012 4:52:43 AM
Slain British family in France: a case of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy

Forget what the mainstream media is trying to tell you. It is understood that Mr Al-Hilli has been known to British intelligence officials for around 20 years. In 2003, during the U.S. and British invasion of Iraq, officers working with the intelligence services mounted a surveillance operation on his home for several weeks.

Intelligence officers from the British Embassy in Paris are said to have been at the scene of the murder hours after it happened at 4pm (3pm UK time) on Wednesday.

They were tipped off by contacts in the French Interior Ministry as soon as the identity of the car's owner was confirmed. According to the French TV station Demain, locals described embassy staff as being 'military type' and numbering around 20.

Mhhhhh....leaf out of John le Carré novel?

DunlaithDunla - 07 Sep 2012 06:23:30 (#1 of 634)

The Telegraph is saying it was a professional execution. The cyclist was a hapless witness who strayed upon the scene.

Stringerbell - 07 Sep 2012 06:48:00 (#2 of 634)

where can we get those conspiracy theories links for alternative news?

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FleurDuMal - 07 Sep 2012 09:35:09 (#4 of 634)

Oh good. Another thread on this tragedy, now with added 'what-I-reckonry'.

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StuffThePigeon - 07 Sep 2012 10:06:51 (#6 of 634)

It seems that there was a dispute between the two brothers about money. This seems to be credible information coming from the British police. The brother will have to be questioned at length. – Public prosecutor Eric Maillaud

Good old CMM.

Stringerbell - 07 Sep 2012 15:16:06 (#7 of 634)

why would MI6 go to investigate a family feud? Looks like media is on chicken feeding frenzy.


MaisonLazlique - 07 Sep 2012 15:23:38 (#8 of 634)

Wise words.

BluePixie - 07 Sep 2012 15:25:41 (#9 of 634)

I don't know what happenned in this case.

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BluePixie - 07 Sep 2012 15:30:38 (#11 of 634)

Yes, I know that at least.

Stringerbell - 08 Sep 2012 00:06:44 (#12 of 634)

From the media:

-"A British cyclist, a former RAF serviceman who had been overtaken by the French rider, discovered the grisly scene in a quiet car park"

A little too much of a coincidence to me ...In fact, a French cyclist, a real one, "discovered" (witnessed) the incident and was killed !

IMO this smells secret services, and the only one roaming freely in Europe is MOSSAD

Jacob_Richter - 08 Sep 2012 00:10:40 (#13 of 634)


milesjr - 08 Sep 2012 10:36:56 (#14 of 634)

"He worked as a freelance computer-aided design (CAD) engineer and had previously helped with designs for the Airbus A380 aeroplane, he added."

Quite a diverse skill set Saad al-Hilli had.

A British cyclist was the first to raise the alarm after coming across the horrific murder scene.

The man, a former member of the RAF, came across the "powerful" BMW estate with the engine still running.

Public prosecutor Eric Maillaud said: "He also saw coming towards the car a young girl who collapsed before him.

"He quickly came to her and put her in a side position and called the police and ambulance service and everyone came to the scene."

He then went over to the vehicle and found the French cycling victim - who had earlier ridden past him - by its side.

He broke a window and turned the car engine off and found the other three bodies in the car.

Mr Maillaud praised the actions of the brave Briton.

"He had a strong command of his nerves. We must welcome his action and congratulate him."

A tourist who happens to be RAF, stumbles on this massacre and breaks the car window, just your average happenings in any French camping...

bossab2 - 08 Sep 2012 12:41:47 (#15 of 634)

It was quite interesting to see how much information the Wail had gleaned off the internet about Mr Al-Hilli

milesjr - 08 Sep 2012 13:20:17 (#16 of 634)

The government have slapped a D notice over this story in the media, which basically means total censorship of the key facts.

Even the website has now been censored!

MaisonLazlique - 08 Sep 2012 14:40:54 (#17 of 634)

Yeah, I' m totally unaware of it.

MaxGogarty - 08 Sep 2012 14:48:56 (#18 of 634)

"06.09.2012 14:41

Today at 0750 we received information that a Defence Advisory Notice or ‘D Notice’ was in effect with regard to certain facts about this story.

No mention of his links to the Security Services

No mention of his links to Iran

No mention of his links to nuclear weapons research

No speculation regarding Israel involvement in the killing"

localhost - 08 Sep 2012 15:46:01 (#19 of 634)

Good luck trying to apply the D-notice system to websites.

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