8.13.2010 | Blog.
Lars G Petersson (b. 1951) is a Swedish-born Londoner and activist with special interest in peace, mental health, the environment, social justice and animal/huma... Read More
Over 20 000 deserters and war resisters paid the ultimate price at the hands of Hitler’s brutal war judges and executioners; thousands of others died in prison camps and penal battalions. Even for those who escaped death, life was never the same. They were left to live as pariahs, scorned by a society that professed to hate the regime they had actively opposed.
In contrast, their judges, masters of unbelievably draconian sentences, thrived in post-war Germany and beyond as honoured men in prestigious positions. Deserters is the story of this incredible injustice. It is the disturbing story of what happened to those who refused to fight for the Third Reich, and – even more disturbing – it is the story of an international community that has turned its back on them.
The Museum of Danish Resistance’s Publishing:
“Let us kill off youth – For the sake of truth – We who are old know what truth is – Truth is a bundle of vicious lies – Tied together and sterilized – A war-makers’ bait for unwise youth – To kill off each other – For the sake of – Truth” Comment on War by Langston Hughes and why not start with sexual humiliation – the fast track to the finished product and perfectly safe for the abusers. Why? Because nobody will ever talk about it openly, neither the victims nor the perpetrators. Beat them up and they will complain. Strip them and degrade them and they will help you keep it as a ‘secret’, pretending it never happened. Read more
As a trained nurse Lars G Petersson has spent years in the profit-obsessed British nursing home industry – from Surrey in the south to Edinburgh in the north. In Abuse UK he takes his reader on a detailed tour behind the curtains of this hidden world where so many Britons end their lives in utter misery. By doing so, he paints a picture of not only appalling standards and abusive care but also of systematic staff exploitation, toothless regulators and a catastrophically flawed government control system
Abuse UK is a book about failed system that betrays those it was meant to shelter and care for. It is also a book about a business that closes its ranks against the pestilential dissident and supports the perpetrators’ efforts to keep it all in the dark.
Read here and do something. After all, one of those behind the ‘protective’ walls of the nursing home could one day be your own mum or dad. It could even be yourself.