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The Sun Sponsors Champions League Of Crime Victims: Cynics See Bigger Picture

THE Sun – mired by the News of the World’s phone hacking scandal and news that Sara Payne’s phone may have been hacked – more on the here – uses its front page to declare:

“How they made Britain better”.

It is an “exclusive by their loved ones”.

They are:

David Idowu – Murdered at 14 by Elijah Dayoni, 16, in 2009
Ben Kinbsella – Stabbed to death aged 16 in June 2008
Damilola Taylor – The ten year-old was stabbed and killed by Ricky and Danny Preddie in 2000
Sarah Payne – murdered in July 2000 by paedophile Roy Whiting
Olaf Schmid – British Army bomb disposal expert killed by bomb in Afghanistan

What did four innocent killed young people cut down with their lives ahead of them and a war hero awarded a George Cross do to make Britain a better place? How did a ten-year-old being stabbed to death in London make the country better?

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Posted: 1st, August 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment