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Israel uses sophisticated attack jets, naval vessels to bomb densely crowded refugee camps, schools, apartment blocks, mosques and slums … to attack a population that has no air force, no air defense, no navy, no heavy weapons, no artillery units, no mechanised armour, no command in control, no army, and calls it a war. It is not a war. It is murder. Noam Chomsky
At least 189 major human rights violations and nine murders including this man … shot inside the Coca-Cola plant. Mark Thomas, Dispatches: Coco-Cola, Channel 4 2007
One third of the world’s female prison population is in America. 30,000 of them are serving long sentences for murder. Unlike men, female killers tend to know their victims … How does a moment of madness become murder? Women Who Kill I, Channel 4 2017
It’s estimated between 40-80% of female murderers were acting in self-defence at the time. ibid.
Of the 15,000 murders that happened in America each year one in ten are committed by women … But there’s a certain breed of murderess … They make up less than 5% of female killers: some call them black widows. Women Who Kill II
53-year-old Celeste Beard-Johnson: In 2003 she was found guilty of killing her billionaire husband and sentenced to life in prison … Over several months Celeste conspired with Tracey [Tarlton] to try to murder her husband. ibid.
In the state of Florida a woman is serving a life sentence for killing a stranger she befriended for his money: Dorice Dee Dee Moore. ibid.
Two teenage boys living ordinary lives in an ordinary suburb of Manchester. But beneath the surface their friendship is anything but ordinary. It leads them into a world of intrigue, deception, betrayal, a world of glamorous secret agents and deadly forfeits, a world from which the only escape is that one of the boys to murder his best friend. Psycho: Kill Me If You Can, Channel 4 2005
Mark’s explanation: he’s an agent from the British secret service codename 407695: he told them he’d been recruited by a spy-mistress over the internet and instructed to kill his friend. ibid.
Mark was using the chatroom to make new friends in the Manchester area. ibid.
Even though Mark only had Rachel’s words to go on he declared his love for her across the chatroom. ibid.
At first nobody in the chatroom believed that Kevin really was a gay stalker … Kevin emailed Mark saying that he’d kidnapped his virtual girlfriend Rachel … Kevin announced that he’d released Rachel as promised … Rachel stopped communicating altogether. ibid.
16-year-old Mark and 14-year-old John were becoming best friends. ibid.
She [Janet] made him swear an oath [to the Queen] across the chatroom. ibid.
Mark … received his final instructions from Janet … to terminate James Bell – his friend John. ibid.
Mark takes out the knife: he drives it deep into John’s stomach; as he does so he tells John that he loves him. ibid.
Mark only had one – when was Janet going to turn up? ibid.
All the characters were in fact invented by the same person: whoever it was, they had incited John’s murder … The police finally had a suspect – John. ibid.
Every town has its legends. Every legend has its boogieman: a killer with a hook for a hand, the drifter who snatches children, the witch who lives in the woods. When I was growing up in Staten Island it was Cropsey, about an escaped mental patient who lived in these buildings who snatched children off the street. This urban legend turned real when five neighbourhood children went missing. Killer Legends, 2014
Maybe we need to believe because the reality is too much to bear. And so instead we create our own monsters. ibid.
The Hook is a cautionary tale warning teenagers everywhere about the dangers of sex. ibid.
A sixteen-year-old Ohio boy guns down his parents in the dead of night. Was an addiction to video games to blame? It’s payback time in a high school in Alaska. But every school has bullies, so what made this student snap and take revenge? A small town is turned upside down when a four-year-old boy is found brutally murdered. Parents who had no idea their son was boiling with rage. They must pay a price but does the punishment fit the crime? It’s every parent’s nightmare: kids who kill. Kids Who Kill, CI 2017
1993 Eric Smith 13: ‘Unfortunately, at 13 I viewed life in a very dark manner.’ ibid. adult Eric
‘When the family found out, they wanted to do the right thing.’ ibid.
Eric Smith is serving a maximum sentence of life in prison. He’s been eligible for parole since 2002. ibid.
On May 26th 2000, 13-year-old Nathaniel Brazill brought his grandfather’s gun to school. ibid.
‘What was I thinking?’ ibid. Nate in rozzers’ station
On October 20th 2007 Daniel Petric made a choice that could never be taken back: ‘I shot my parents.’ ibid.
‘Thoughts had come in my head about killing them.’ ibid. Daniel
Daniel Petric will be eligible for parole in 2030. He will be 39 years old. ibid.
On February 19th 1997 the lives of two teenage boys would intersect, changing this small Alaska town forever. ibid.
Evan Ramsey: ‘My plan was to shoot several people … and blow my head off.’ ibid.
But the Brooks family was different. There was tension. It would explode on March 8th 2013: ‘Immediate regret.’ ibid. Nathon
Some religion reduces the world to a binary universe where on the one side there is good and on the other evil … For some he is a master: his name is Satan. Killer Kids s1e1: Occult Killers, YourTV 2018
A 7-year-old boy goes missing; the child has gone out the morning before and has not been seen since … Sandy Charles and his friend William Martin are brought in to the RCMP station for questioning: at first the youngsters deny any involvement but later they confess to Jonathan’s murder. ibid.
Elyse Pahler is drowning in her own blood. The three teenagers rape her one after the other … ‘Royce Casey found religion and he confessed to his pastor’ … They all confessed and pleaded guilty. ibid.
Elyse Pahler’s parents tried to implicate the lyrics of Slayer’s music … ‘lawsuit against Slayer’ … ibid.
For certain youngsters sexual urges can become overpowering. The distinction between good and evil as well as any sensible argument gets swept away in the heat of the moment. Killer Kids s1e3: Sexual Killers
Some of the most brutal murders are committed by kids against family members. Killer Kids s3e19: All in the Family
I always wanted to be in the movies. When I was little I thought for sure one day I could be a big big star. Monster 2003 starring Charlize Theron & Christina Ricci & Bruce Dern & Lee Tergesen & Annie Corley & Pruitt Taylor Vince & Marco St John & Marc Macaulay & Scott Wilson & Kane Hodder & Brett Rice et al, director Patty Jenkins, Aileen Wuornos’ opening commentary
If that woman’s in here, so help me God. ibid. aunt
Just give me a week. You’ll never meet someone like me again. ibid. Aileen to lover