This article is written with the intention of high-lighting the twitter account
as a model to help describe the current activities of the Holborn gang.
It will also be used as a point of reference in a mini-series (starting here) dedicated to the current status of what amounts to a cancer liable to strike any group or debate.
This gang once concerned itself almost solely with buoying up the opinion of The S#n and the South Yorkshire Police, in so far as trying to divert the blame onto the fans themselves for the deaths of the 96 people who were unlawfully killed while watching a football match at the Hillsborough stadium in 1989.
As is finally now made clear after an enquiry, the reasons for the loss of all those lives were solely due to poor facilities and bad policing; the police action on the day even impacting on the effectiveness of the ambulance service.
The behaviour of the newspapers leading up to the disaster was bad enough, some would say, them having made much money from both pandering and adding to the semi-mythological ‘football hooligan’ phenomena of the mid-80’s, but the actions of those same newspapers afterwards was to have a much worse bearing on the fight for justice.
The papers were waiting, cocked and ready; ready for any aftermath of increased violence ..waiting for the inevitable sales that were bound to follow.
Even as the reports of terrace violence were chased-after and inflated for the ever-more shocked people of the newspaper-reading, 9 o’clock news-watching, UK, some newspaper titles were already rubbing their hands indecently.
And there we have the Holborn gang, whipping it all along since 2005.
In effect, whatever the actions or inactions of police, press, stadium managers, or ambulance service, this gang gathered behind Robert ‘Old Holborn’ Ambridge were instrumental in perpetuating the lies about the disaster.
Their part in the harrying of the grieving city of Liverpool will never be forgotten.
Anatomy of an attack account
The Holborn gang is very well known to use psychological warfare, known widely as ‘psyops’ techniques. This is a series of methods intended to debilitate and control a target.
Playing the sound of screaming horses louder than a jet, to force entrenched occupants to evacuate a building, is an extremely blunt expression of the principle; whereas the procedures used by the Holborn gang, though more adapted to social media, are no less effective.
Psyops have been written of widely, and just about any situation can be ‘covered’ by a book or a process already hammered-out by authors, advertisers and stalkers alike, all widely-available after just a quick search; including a good few books and blogs that describe the use of psyops on twitter.
In short, anyone who can read, and use the internet, can learn to be a highly-abusive individual within a very short space of time, should they be inclined to do so.
It doesn’t take intelligence to be a stalker or an online-abuser, it just needs the protagonist to be deaf to the plight of their victims.
In the case of the @his_ account, the psychological pressure it exerts on the targets is more along the lines of a sophisticated ‘gas lighting’ operation; described in great detail here, with the adaption suitable for social media written of succinctly here.
To summarise the way this technique is used: a method is employed to get the attention of the target, being sure to establish communications going both ways:
The attack account will then soon change tack, becoming hostile and offensive:
..eventually making a comment intended to outrage the target so much, that the target is then compelled to look at the full timeline of the attack account:
(I only include this last picture as it includes an effective refutation of the worst outright lie this account publicly made against me.
I don’t normally repeat the words of my enemies that are levelled against me, as it were, but the above screenshot is too much of an exemplary proof of my point, to leave out of this post.)
Having ‘hooked’ the target, the attack account will then stop communicating with the now-victim. The victim, having human responses, will almost inevitably want to visit the twitter timeline of the protagonist.
Whether it’s to make a report to twitter, or to take screen shots for the police, or just to find out what kind of person would say such things, the target is then further victimised when presented with the full scale of abuse resident on the time line of the attack account:
This situation is made many times worse if the target in any way tries to defend themselves legally, as even if they wish to make a report about the matter to the police or twitter, the victim is forced to find and present ‘offensive’ tweets to be reported.
As such, almost without fail, the only option currently open to ordinary people who have been victimised in such a way, is to personally monitor the attack account for further instances.
With bitter irony, the target is now in the position of being forced to further expose themselves to even more targeted abuse, with the account holder of the attack account being able to sit back and tweet blind attacks at random – knowing their victim is compelled to watch if they want to keep memorialising the abuse.
Stop for a second, if you will, and think about that.
Imagine the quandary; the dilemma for the person who would wish this tirade against themselves and others to end.
Imagine the mental anguish of the person, the victim, controlled by circumstance, necessity, and by these attack accounts – with what amounts to psychological torture.
Where do you go?
An automated service, populated more by algorithms than real people; deaf to the honest individual, yet often itself used as a method of attack – prone as it is to malicious prompting, if the way through the arbitrary maze is known well enough, or if there are enough numbers, unwittingly prompted, to themselves report a matter that’s been believably, if spuriously, raised.
The police? Again, a service prone to ‘odd’ actions..
..or lack of any action at all:
- In all the years of their documented and abusive activities, the Holborn gang has never seen action by the police that went past a gentle chiding.
This may have something to do with their S#n newspaper connections; the same newspaper that led the charge to silence the mourning seekers of justice after the Hillsborough disaster – the same newspaper of which it may now be said, post-Leveson, that it is almost certain that forthcoming investigations will find further evidence of collusion between press and police.
- Legitimate complaints to police regarding a certain CSA service have gone awry.
Perhaps something to do with ‘intimate’ links of their own in the police force?
Maybe because entropy has insinuated itself into the police?
- It took three years to finally bring James ‘Jimmy’ Jones to any kind of account, for his unrelenting campaign against a small handful of people within the CSA debate on twitter; a debate he and his own team managed to stymie and fracture before he was finally recognised as an unrelenting stalker – removed almost entirely from the CSA debate on twitter before being prosecuted in court.
For 3 years, reports about him to the police stopped at Wrexham Police station and seemed to go no further, while Jones was moved ‘for his own safety’ to several other homes.
For his actions, he got a small fine; whilst the person who had brought him to court found himself thrown in a cell for contempt.
Looking at the police involvement so far, against the originators of the account @his_mental_case, and others, you can see why so many people are disheartened by a system that allows the guilty to wander around social media like a slavering pack of unrestrained dogs.
So, such is one account able to cast a light on an entire gang.
Just by examining one instance of one of their attack accounts, not only are many of the tortuous methods explained, but almost the entire infrastructure of the Holborn gang is also exposed.
The last damning evidence, and most revealing piece of the puzzle, is the penchant this gang has for slavishly following each other.
Here are the followers of @his_mental_case,
and here are the accounts it follows.
Who follows, and who is followed, is not normally so damning, but the Holborn gang take it to a different level.
I’ll document all fully at a later point, in the near future.