Annie Machon

Annie Machon, a former MI5 intelligence officer, resigned in 1996 to blow the whistle on illegal British Security Service activity including wiretaps and bombings. She went on the run with her partner David Shayler, and in 2005 published Spies, Lies and Whistleblowers: MI5, MI6 and the Shayler Affair. She is now a commentator and campaigner on civil rights and the intelligence services.

Annie Machon, a former MI5 intelligence officer, resigned in 1996 to blow the whistle on illegal British Security Service activity including wiretaps and bombings. She went on the run with her partner David Shayler, and in 2005 published Spies, Lies and Whistleblowers: MI5, MI6 and the Shayler Affair. She is now a commentator and campaigner on civil rights and the intelligence services.

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