The Galloway Document:
Proof of Forgery
|A US Senate committee published evidence from Iraqi documents and interviews with Iraqi officials that the former Labour MP, re-elected to Parliament for his Respect party, received allocations for millions of barrels of oil. [Times]|
SEN. LEVIN: That's all right. Now, that
document--assuming it's an accurate translation of the document underneath it--would you... you're not
alleging here today that the document is a forgery, I gather?
Okay, let's have a look at the documentary "evidence":
The letters in the left hand column of the box below are taken from George Galloway's name in this enlargement of the above document scan. To the right of these are corresponding letters from other lines in the document.
...should look like this...
The document is a fake.
|Flashback 12/2/2004: Galloway wins Saddam libel case|
MP George Galloway has won £150,000 in libel damages from the Daily Telegraph over claims he received money from Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq. The Glasgow Kelvin MP had denied ever seeking or receiving money from Saddam Hussein's government, which he said he had long opposed. The newspaper said it was in the public interest to publish the claims, based on documents found in Baghdad. [BBC News]
See also: Straight Talk from George Galloway
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