Tag Archives: Leeds

Human Rights for a Prisoner on Remand in HMP Cardiff?

What are human rights for when they get ignored? Human Rights activist Norman Scarth faxed an admirable document to the Prison Governor. What are laws for when they are not being complied to? It’s like patents: you buy yourself the … Continue reading

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Maurice takes on board: The Secrecy of Family Courts should be lifted NOW!

I discovered this petition in the streets of Wales and published it online as The Secrecy of Family Courts should be lifted NOW! Now that Maurice has seen first hand how secrecy is used to hide criminal behaviour, he makes … Continue reading

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Partners in Human Rights Activism: Maurice Kirk & Norman Scarth

This photo was taken when Maurice went to Leeds to support Norman Court in one of his private prosecutions. Today, people are mounting a demo to Free Norman as he is in Leeds prison, in conditions that he describes as … Continue reading

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The Law is only as good as the integrity of those entrusted to administer it

This photo appears on Maurice’s post that describes the situation that Norman Scarth finds himself in: 6 months solitary confinement for having audio recorded a court hearing.The punishment certainly does not fit the crime. Patrick Cullinane was given four months … Continue reading

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WWII Veteran to be sent along the Flying Vet’s footsteps to be killed off?

Norman Scarth, born 1926, was instrumental in getting Maurice out of the Caswell Psychiatric Clinic where he spent 3 months of his life which he describes as having been much worse than the 4 months in prison. Now Norman has … Continue reading

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Private Prosecutions: from Leeds and Manchester to Cardiff

It does take the intellectual input and emotional support from other victims of white collar crimes who fight as Litigants in Person to stand their ground and to decide on worthwhile legal actions. WANTED posters were Mr Ebert’s initiative and … Continue reading

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Private Prosecutions – naming & shaming in the Court Room – is that the Achilles Heel?

Maurice wrote about Norman’s initiative in Leeds and Manchester, where he acted as McKenzie Friend, on his own website. This is therefore just to ensure that more people hear the good news: private prosecutions are an as yet untried ‘legal … Continue reading

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