Bloody images of horrific real-life knife wounds feature in a new Government advertising campaign launched today.
One of the Home Office’s shocking “viral” internet adverts shows a man with a Swiss army knife and a screwdriver sticking out of his chest.
Others show exposed intestines which have emerged from a knife wound, a leg which has become gangrenous after a knife attack and deep wounds to the bone.
The real images from a medical photo library appear as slides being used to illustrate a fictional medical lecture – accompanied by a script which was overseen by a trauma surgeon.
The two-minute scene is accompanied by a second viral advert depicting “CCTV” footage – performed by actors – of a knife stabbing on a shopping street.
Both sequences will be distributed through social networking websites such as Bebo and on mobile phones.
The hard-hitting ads feature in a campaign devised by teenagers for teenagers which aims to raise awareness of the devastating consequences of carrying a blade. Continue Reading……
Does the government really think that wasting time, effort and money on advertising campaigns such as these, is going to make a difference???
The murderous little goons and wannabe’s currently running the streets are well AWARE of the devestating consequences that comes with carrying a blade. They are not stupid Prime Minister Brown and your advertising campaigns will have little to no effect on them!!! They don’t care!!!!!
ZERO TOLERENCE IS WHAT’S NEEDED HERE!!!
Work on imposing tougher sentences!
Like I stated in a past post:
If you get caught with a knife on your person – 10 years (no parole)
Attempted murder – 25 years (no parole)
Murder – Life