Monday, May 28, 2012

Protester Storms Blair's Leveson Hearing

A protester has branded Tony Blair a war criminal after storming the Leveson Inquiry hearing where the former prime minister is giving evidence.

The man, who told reporters his name was David Lawley Wakelin, managed to evade security and access the court room through a secure corridor.

The 49-year-old appeared to catch security at the Royal Courts of Justice off guard and was able to hurl accusations at Mr Blair before he was bundled away.

As Mr Blair looked on, he said: "JP Morgan paid him off for the Iraq war. Three months after he invaded Iraq, they held up the Iraq bank for 20 billion.

"He was then paid six million dollars every year and still is from JP Morgan six months after he left office. This man is a war criminal." Read More