- Posted July 23, 2014 by
Spanish lieutenant on hunger strike,arrested for writing a book
At these days many Spaniards are really shocked about some complaints that Don Luis Gonzalo Segura, lieutenant of the army ,has done about corruption and abuses of power by the military leaders.Arrested in military prison, Colmenar Viejo (Madrid) ,and nowadays on hunger strike from the lack of investigation on what he complaint.
It all started a few years back when he discovered the economic decontrol, corruption and expenses of the armed forces in Spain. When Lieutenant Segura took their complaints to justice their complaints were closed without actually investigating the veracity of the allegations.Then he opted to write a fiction novel called "One step forward" in spanish "Un paso al frente" which recounts cases of corruption within the Spanish armed forces to let people know the situation in military barracks.
Since then he is living an unfair and difficult personal time, censorship, pressure, ,arrested,with possible expulsion from the military forces and perhaps up to six years in prison.
There are many people asking to be investigated every complaint cases that he reports but not by the military justice because then a trial could be unfair and unclear. Spain is clearly not informing society about what is happening , already spent several days on hunger strike and most part of society dont know what happens, is vetoed in the most newspapers and tv channels.There is just a few places where you can get some informacion about his current situation,on facebook page "Un paso al frente" with over 14.000 followers.
What happens in Europe when possible cases of corruption are not investigated and not clearly explained?
Neither support when he gave a hard disk with all the informacion to the Courts and the results..,arrested without any investigation.
A man who takes several days of hunger strike, arrested for his statements and not reporting that situation in the main spanish TV channels.
Society has every right to be informed about everything that happens around the world.
We are not clearly informed about this situation that affects all us because they are our Spanish Armed Forces.
Raises questions and some fear not having information about it on the TV channels and newspapers.
Many people do support him because the most military knows that there are things reported by this lieutenant totally true but no one had the courage to express.This man, in his statements has always highlighted the excellent work of the Spanish armed forces,in its humanitarian cooperation,helping many people in different countries and praised the excellent miltary that is within the institution, refers only to a few cases that has reflected in his book .
Justice must investigate about excessive economic spending that exists without any control and certain cases of corruption in the Army,
Defense ministry only commented that Don Luis Gonzalo Segura have been punished for his unseemly behavior towards Spanish armed forces but no one investigates whether it is true what it says in the book ,a hard drive with all the information about the complaints have not been investigated and televisions and newspapers do not report what happens, nor his hunger strike to complain about the situation in the Spanish Forces.
What is really happening with all the information that this Lieutenant claims to have?
I only ask that if anyone has information about it and can inform society, should do it and ask them to investigate the complaint ,this man who has been arrested without a fair trial has been accused of showing disrespect for the armed forces and yet no one is doing anything to investigate the truth of all this or political informing to the Spanish society or news to inform if there is truth or not in all things that he claims? Nothing...just silence...
I am just a woman seeking to know the truth of what happens in our world.
Photo from facebook page.