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09 May 2007

Mrs Mohammad Siddique Khan's fall from grace

The latest news on the trail of the 7/7 London bombings is that of the arrest of Mrs Mohammad Sidique Khan, Hasina Patel.

In coordinated 7am raids by the Metropolitan Police this morning Hasina Patel, 29, of Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury, was arrested along with two West Yorkshire men, her brother 30-year old Arshad Patel and Khalid Khaliq, 34. A fourth man, 22-year-old Imran Motala, was arrested in the Selly Oak area of Birmingham as part of the coordinated raids.

In the space of just a few years the combined forces of the Khan and Patel families appear to have fallen rather a long way from grace. Or have they?

Mohammad Sidique Khan gained notoriety as the alleged ringleader of the alleged 7/7 bombers. He was formerly a teaching assistant in Leeds working for the school's headteacher Sarah Balfour, the wife of Labour MP for Hemsworth Jon Trickett, at the now defunct Hillside Primary School.

In July 2004, three months after the arrests of the Operation Crevice 'terror cell' to which it is alleged that Mohammad Sidique Khan was intimately connected, the same Operation Crevice on the periphery of which Farida Patel's home was noted while Khan was being followed driving his wife's car, Mohammed Sidique Khan was given a tour of the House of Commons by Labour MP Jon Trickett.

Also in July 2004, around the same time as Khan was being given a tour of the House of Commons, his mother-in-law Farida Patel was pictured at a Buckingham Palace garden party with her husband and their daughter Hasina Patel, in tow. The Hasina Patel at the Queen's garden party in July 2004 is the same Hasina Patel arrested this morning.

Furthermore, 2004 wasn't the first time Farida Patel had been invited to one of the Queen's tea parties. In fact, Farida Patel -- the mother of newly arrested Hasina Patel and the mother-in law of alleged 7/7 ringleader Mohammad Sidique Khan -- made a small piece of history back in 1998 by being the first Asian woman ever to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace.

So, in July of 2004 the entire Khan family were all in London and all of them had been invited by representatives of the State. At least three of Khan's extended family were invited by the Queen with Mohammad Sidique Khan himself entertained by Labour MP Jon Trickett.

The above information was compiled by J7 researchers as part of the ongoing 7/7 investigation being conducted by J7: July 7th Truth Campaign. The information was compiled in a similarly concise format to that in which it appears above only days ago and, as if by magic, the 2004 guest of the Queen, daughter of the 1998 and 2004 guest of the Queen, and the wife of Jon Trickett's guest at the House of Commons, has just been arrested, despite it being 22 months since the events of 7th July 2005 happened.

And, of course no 'intelligence' authorities or the police knew anything about any of this even though they had followed Hasina Patel's car to Farida Patel's house when it was driven there by Mohammed Sidique Khan.

With all of these facts being a little too close to home, is it any wonder the State doesn't want an inquiry into the events of 7/7, even under the nobbled legislative framework of the Inquiries Act 2005 which legally requires all inquiries to be neither public nor independent?

Update: Thanks to Anonymous for the following information about Farida Patel's connections to the State that passed the Inquiries Act 2005 and still refuses a public inquiry into 7/7:
Her [Farida Patel] community work also led to an invitation to Downing Street, where she received an award for her work for the Inner City Religious Council at a ceremony in 1999, hosted by Tony Blair. The local newspaper says she "rubbed shoulders" on that occasion with the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles and former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Condon.


Mrs Patel, who taught at Dewsbury's Birkdale High School until two years ago and served on the local police forum, added: "I am very well known in the Asian parts of Dewsbury and police often come to my house for advice."

Update 2: ".... it has emerged that [Farida] Patel was a co-opted member of the British government's council of religious leaders from 1996 until 2000. || Patel, who is in her late fifties, was born in Germiston as the daughter of Ismail Patel, an anti-apartheid activist who died in 1973 after he had been under house arrest for 10 years."


Anonymous said...

Her [Farida Patel] community work also led to an invitation to Downing Street, where she received an award for her work for the Inner City Religious Council at a ceremony in 1999, hosted by Tony Blair. The local newspaper says she "rubbed shoulders" on that occasion with the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles and former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Condon.

At the time of the Buckingham Palace photo, Mrs Patel said: "I got very close to the Queen. I let her go past because there were people in wheelchairs in front of me. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience to be treated like a VIP and it felt like I was in another world. I've helped the community in various ways but I never show people what I'm doing. I just do it because the need is there and I want to help. If my father was alive he would have been proud."

Anonymous said...

I take it you know about the loophole in the Human Rights Act?

The Convention Rights.
    1. - (1) In this Act "the Convention rights" means the rights and fundamental freedoms set out in-
• (a) Articles 2 to 12 and 14 of the Convention,
• (b) Articles 1 to 3 of the First Protocol, and
• (c) Articles 1 and 2 of the Sixth Protocol,
as read with Articles 16 to 18 of the Convention.


The missing Article 13?

Everyone whose rights and freedoms as set forth in this Convention are violated shall have an effective remedy before a national authority notwithstanding that the violation has been committed by persons acting in an official capacity.


See? We have no right to an effective remedy against the state.
That was passed in 1998.
This has been a long time a-coming.

Anonymous said...

Top Work

Rory Winter said...

The missing Article 13?

This is incredible. Not only did the UK Parliament delay for 49 years before 'ratifying' the Convention, when it did so important parts of the Convention were not included.

I am not a legal expert but common sense would indicate that, thus, the Convention was not properly ratified and this is a matter which needs to be taken up by the European Courts.

It is just the kind of thing thast UK governments do with European legislation. But in the past they have been pressured into sealing loopholes. Surely, in this case the same procedure should and must apply.

Any lawyers out there?

The Antagonist said...

The law is an ass! It is a system of law, not of justice, and it's made by those who consistently ride above it, no matter what their crime; from cash for 'honours' (oh, the irony of the word) all the way through to some of the most spectacular war crimes the world has ever witnessed, it matters not and still they roam free of arrest, charge and prosecution. Meanwhile, people the world over aren't afforded the most basic of human rights and there is now no legal recourse by which any form of justice could be achieved. Just ask Harry Roberts or, more recently, anyone dubbed a 'terror suspect'.

It seems to me the message from the ruling classes to the great unwashed masses is very clear.

And still the great -- for they are great -- unwashed masses of all colours, races and creeds have yet to unite in one great body of opposition to those that wage the war against them all....

Anonymous said...

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