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Ricin! : the inside story of the terror plot that never was

Author: Lawrence Archer; Fiona Bawdon; Michael Mansfield
Publisher: New York : Pluto Press, 2010.
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In January 2003, the British media splashed the news that anti-terror police had disrupted an Al-Qaeda cell, poised to unleash the deadly poison ricin on the capital. Police had reportedly found traces of ricin, as well as a panoply of bomb and poison-making equipment in the cell's 'factory of death' - a shabby flat in north London. But when the 'ricin plot' came to trial at the Old Bailey, a very different story  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Archer, Lawrence.
Ricin!
New York : Pluto Press, 2010
(OCoLC)768210277
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Archer; Fiona Bawdon; Michael Mansfield
ISBN: 9780745329277 0745329276 9780745329284 0745329284
OCLC Number: 682529364
Description: xiv, 206 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword / Michael Mansfield QC --
The trial --
The road from Algeria to the UK --
Everything changes on 9/11 --
Mohammed Meguerba --
Arrests --
Kamel Bourgass --
What ricin? --
Backlash --
Legacy --
Appendices. A. Dramatis personae --
B. Timeline --
C. Significant addresses.
Responsibility: Lawrence Archer and Fiona Bawdon ; foreword by Michael Mansfield.
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The first book to uncover the full story behind the so-called Ricin terror plot, which exposes the extent of government spin around security.  Read more...

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A refreshing insight into how the government and security services shamelessly seized on an alleged conspiracy to promote their "war on terror". ... The plot never existed and no ricin was found. Read more...

 
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