Report: Unnamed “Asian head of state” knew about 7/7 attacks in advance, backed al-Qaeda

The fact that said head of state and his country go completely unnamed in this story is only the tip of the iceberg on the strangeness of this case. “Head of state ‘funded al-Qaeda and knew of 7/7 terror attacks’,” by Christopher Hope and Robert Winnett for the Telegraph, February 25 (thanks to Alan):

A Parliamentary committee published a document revealing the details of one of Britain’s last remaining super-injunctions.

In the submission to the 26-member committee, Mark Burby, a businessman based in the Channel Islands, claimed that he had been gagged by the “ex-spouse of an Asian head of state” in 2009.

He said the “Asian head of state” “” who he does not identify “” was a “substantial” backer of al-Qaeda, and had advance warning of the suicide bombings on London’s transport system in 2005.

The ex-wife “and her solicitors have boasted to me and others that she ‘owns” the courts in England and Wales and the Government”, he said.

Mr Burby alleged the unnamed ex-spouse, whom he described as one of the wealthiest women in the world, had a sexual relationship “with one of her two solicitors”, as well as two other men, one of which resulted in her having to have an abortion.

On Friday night lawyers for the claimant threatened The Daily Telegraph with an injunction, but failed to make any application.

The decision by the committee to post the claims on the parliamentary website, represents another challenge to the supremacy of the courts after injunctions involving Ryan Giggs, the footballer, and Sir Fred Goodwin, the banker, were also exposed by MPs.

According to Mr Burby the super-injunction governed six general areas including “information/allegations concerning any personal relationship of any kind between the claimant and a man who is not her ex-husband”.

The gagging order covered any “information/allegations” relating to the ex-wife’s attempt to secure payment of monies owed by her family, as well as “any allegation that the claimant was involved in or responsible for” a murder, he says.

Mr Burby said he felt compelled to provide the information to Parliament’s joint committee on privacy and injunctions after Kenneth Clarke, the Lord Chancellor, had told MPs and peers that super-injunctions “are now being granted only for very short periods” and “you cannot have just long-running secret litigation”.

Mr Burby said: “That of course is incorrect as the super-injunction against me has been in place since Sept 9 2009. None of the interim rulings made by the judges in these proceedings have been published, even in an anonymised or redacted form.”

John Whittingdale, the committee’s chairman, said on Friday that Mr Burby”s evidence was an “interesting and relevant submission”, given that his committee had been told by judges that the super-injunctions were now “time-limited” only.

“The points he makes are valid,” he said. “It is very difficult for him to make those points without some reference to his own position.”

Mr Burby set out other allegations, published on the committee’s website, that he said were “pleaded by the claimant as being private and/or confidential but that are not expressly covered by the terms of the super-injunction (but are impliedly covered by it)”.

They included “that the claimant’s ex-husband, as a head of state, sympathised with and supported Islamic fundamentalists; that the claimant knew or suspected from conversations with her ex-husband that there would be major terrorist attacks on the UK (7/7) and Israel.

“That the claimant’s ex-­husband flew a senior member of al-Qaeda to the country of which he is head of state and gave him substantial funding for al-Qaeda.”

Mr Burby raised a number of other allegations and said that if these were untrue, “then the proper course is for the claimant to sue in defamation”.

He added: “The claimant has been using her immense wealth to harass and bully people with overpowering UK legal process under the protection of a web of interlocking super-injunctions.

“The claimant boasted to a member of staff (who has provided a witness statement) about the assassination of an opponent engaged in litigation against her in another jurisdiction and saying that ‘Burby” was next.

News of the gagging order is the latest in a series that have allowed celebrities to cover up sexual scandals using super-injunctions, the very existence of which cannot be reported.

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  1. says

    One way of looking at such attacks as that of 7/7, 9/11, 3/11, 7/11, etc., is that they are basically attacks on non-Muslims by Islam’s military wing. One may debate the extent to which this military wing is “rogue” versus formal and official, overt vs covert, actively condoned vs passively enabled, and so on. But this above report, if true, does point to official approval and direction.

  2. says

    Three of the four 7/7 bombers were of Paki origin – guess what ? A whole bunch of the UK Members of the Parliament are of Paki Origin – guess what?
    Bin-Laden was found in Pakistan and their heads of the state are so use to denying they had any knowledge – I bet:

  3. says

    From the article – “Mr Burby alleged the unnamed ex-spouse, whom he described as one of the wealthiest women in the world, had a sexual relationship “with one of her two solicitors”, as well as two other men, one of which resulted in her having to have an abortion.”

    Affair During Divorce of Wife with Attorney Case Study

    Summary:
    A husband was in the middle of an international divorce, and his wife was overseas. The husband’s wife was believed to be having an affair with her attorney – the same attorney defending her overseas for the custody of their children, who have dual citizenship.

    The husband had custody of the children, which was being contested both in the United States and overseas. The husband had an upcoming court hearing and was asking for video surveillance on his wife, overseas, to document her activities and hopefully capture indication of infidelity.

    ICS and its investigators attempted to find any proof that the wife and attorney were having an affair. Surveillance was conducted for four days. At first, there was no indication of infidelity, but on the last day of surveillance, both the husband’s wife and the attorney were seen together inside of the attorney’s residence hugging, kissing, and being playful (having a pillow fights). This evidence strongly suggested a sexual relationship.
    http://www.icsworld.com/Private_Investigation_Case_Studies/Affair_During_Divorce_of_Wife_with_Attorney_Case_Study.aspx

    Which Arab head of state was involved in a high profile divorce?

  4. says

    News of the gagging order is the latest in a series that have allowed celebrities to cover up sexual scandals using super-injunctions, the very existence of which cannot be reported.

    If celebrities are entitled to ‘super-injunctions’ to protect their privacy, one can only begin to imagine the privileges yielded to protect the sensitivities of OIC members and their sympathizers.

    Disgust doesn’t even begin to address this injustice.

    LAN ASTASLEM لن استسلم

  5. says

    Over on Atlas shrugs someone has nominated the Sultan of Brunei. The wikipedia article on him actually mentions Burby, while the injunction being in force since 2009 would imply that the ex-spouse is “his former second wife, Pengiran Isteri Hajah Mariam,… a former stewardess for the national carrier, Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) whom he divorced in 2003, stripping her of all her royal titles.” Suppose I could be jailed for typing this.

  6. says

    Hola, London Jim.

    In spite of what we read in the media, including such sites as some I like, I am finding Bolivia to be close to paradise. Dust off that passport, mate, and see how free people live without Islam and dhimmitude.

    Cheers,

    Dag.

    Sucre, Bolivia.

  7. says

    Pervez Musharraf was president of Pakistan from 1999-2008, and he has been married to the same woman since 1968.

    I follow Pakistani politics fairly closely, and I don’t think this story has anything to do with Pak.

  8. says

    “DefenderofIslam” wrote:

    It can be also China gave then the money.
    …………………………..

    Well, sure! It might also be Bhutan, or Taiwan, or Laos…

    Nice try. I suppose you think we take the whole “Asian” thing at face value”rather than as the obvious euphemism for *Muslim* that it so clearly is.