Royal tales and true June 29, 2004 – … Then there’s the claim that Martin Bashir used forged documents to persuade Diana to co-operate for the famous Panorama interview (since denied by Bashir and the BBC). Any further repercussions? “If there were, they’d have to go to court and explain Continue Reading
Tuesday, 23rd March 2004 BBC ‘lost Babes in Wood case clothes’ THE BBC is investigating accusations that it lost potentially crucial evidence in the “Babes in the Wood” double child murder case. The family of Karen Hadaway, 10, who was murdered with nine-year-old Nicola Fellows in Brighton in 1986, say Continue Reading
MJEOL Bullet #244 Preview: Feb 12 2005 — “If I were Tom Sneddon, I would run, not walk, away from this witness,” said former San Diego District Attorney Paul Pfingst on The Abrams Report Feb 11 2005 in response to what the prosecution should do with Corey Feldman, a bitter Continue Reading
I was blackmailed by Bashir, says child prodigy’s father
By Louisa Pritchard February 23 2003
The Mail on Sunday Controversial TV journalists Martin Bashir has been hauled before the Broadcasting Standards Commission after being accused of blackmail by one of his interviewees.
Farooq Yusof, father of runaway child prodigy Sufiah told the commission at a private hearing in London on Wednesday that Bashir had claimed to have vital information about his missing daughter — but would reveal it only if Mr. Yusof would appear in a Bashir documentary.
In the film, shown on ITV’s Tonight With Trevor McDonald in 2001, Bashir interviewed Sufiah — then aged 16 — who had run away from Oxford University to escape her ‘domineering’ father.