By Maria Cedrell and Paul Martin in Ramallah, 2004. When Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat gave his final interview to us, we had to supply a list of proposed questions. The first question was supposed to be: “Mr. Arafat, where were you born and where did you grow up?” “No,” his aide told us. “Not allowed.” In the life of a […]
Hospitals and ambulance services are bracing themselves for a flood of unnecessary demands on their limited resources, now that the Government health authorities have sent out alerts about the alarming rise in the Group A Step disease.
By Paul Martin, Exclusive. Constitutional experts are perplexed by a photo supposedly showing the Queen, two days before her death, about to shake hands with Liz Truss as the Queen appointed her the new Prime Minister. If indeed Queen Elizabeth II was too ill to have been standing up and smiling at a rendezvous in […]
Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service says Western governments are “accomplices to the inhuman crimes of Ukrainian neo-Nazis” in torturing captured Russian soldiers and depriving them of adequate food and medical treatment. It also claims to have “reliable data that after the publication of shocking videos with the torture of captured Russian servicemen in Ukraine, the nationalist […]
DIRECTOR OF THE RUSSIAN FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SERVICE SERGEI NARYSHKIN ON THE ‘SPECIAL MILITARY OPERATION’ IN UKRAINE
The BBC has misled the British public into the belief that two hundred thousand citizens of Afghanistan will eventually be allowed in to the UK, following the takeover of that country by the Islamist extremist Taleban.
There are lies and lies — and statistics. Or so goes the old adage. Actually that’s not quite true. There are lies and lies — and there are misleading statistics, would be a better way to phrase it. This time, though, the BBC has got its facts and its statistics spot-on. A radio programme called […]
The controversy over a filmed interview-that-never-was had been first uncovered in correspondent.world, and then in the esteeemed journalists’ specialist website The Press Gazette. Its headline and story is here: Granada producers hit back over censorship claims made in …pressgazette.co.uk › granada-producers-hit-back-over-c… A series of further revelations has followed in correspondent.world, and a number of heavyweight producers […]
The makers of a world-renowned television series have called on a producer-presenter to slash substantial chunks of a new widely-publicised film that claims End of Empire’s Iran programme was censored by the British government or its spy agency. The End of Empire series executive producer Brian Lapping has now entered the fray. He supports the […]
Norma Percy, the award-winning producer of meticulously researched revelatory political documentaries for 35 years, has firmly rejected the claim that the makers of an episode of the 1985 series End of Empire about the overthrow of Iran’s prime minister by a British-supported coup in 1953 were pressured to drop a powerful interview they had with a British spy.
The producers of the major Granada Television series End of Empire, first shown on Channel 4 in 1985, have adamantly rejected claims that they were pressured into withdrawing an interview they had filmed with an MI6 agent. Taghi Amirani made the claims in his documentary feature film, digitally premiered this week, focusing on the British […]
“It’s a mystery within an enigma,” declares Taghi Amirani, an Iranian who has lived in Britain since he was 15, as he reflects to correspondent.world on a key thesis in his own film, Coup53. Released worldwide (albeit digitally) on August 19 2020, key elements in his film are now under fire, from two veteran film-makers […]
By Paul Martin. The Cardinal of Sri Lanka, Archbishop Ranjith Patabendighe, has given correspondent.world an exclusive interview in which he demands an international enquiry into how the Corona-virus came about.