By Robert Stevens,wsws.org
Michael Adebolajo, one of the killers of British soldier Lee Rigby, explaining in broad daylight how the act was in keeping with lex talionis, “an eye for an eye”, blowback for British complicity in global imperialism’s crimes.
The killing of drummer Lee Rigby, 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, near London’s Woolwich army barracks on Wednesday was a horrific act. Rigby was first run down by two men in a car, who then set about him with knives and a cleaver.
One of the men who carried out the killing was identified as Michael Adebolajo, a 28-year-old British citizen of Nigerian descent. The other has only been identified as a naturalized Nigerian. Both were shot by police and are in hospital, one in a critical condition. Continue reading »
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