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Kelly murder remains dark stain on policing and justice systems

Posted By: November 14, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed  to Congress by Irish National Caucus “Here is yet another old case of State-sponsored assassination of Catholics in The North/ Northern Ireland, and over 40-years of cover-up by the British Government. Full disclosure: Councilor Kelly was a family friend and I attended his funeral. His case still cries to the heavens, […]

New evidence shows RUC put blame for McGurk’s on IRA, campaigners say

Posted By: November 13, 2018

Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, November 13, 2018Relatives of people killed during the McGurk’s Bar atrocity have accused the RUC of creating the false claim that the IRA was responsible for the deadly bomb attack.Fifteen people were killed when the UVF detonated a bomb in the North Queen Street bar in north Belfast in December 1971.At the time, security […]

Maguire family tell of lasting miscarriage-of-justice trauma

Posted By: November 13, 2018

” A Great British Injustice” will be shown on BBC One on Monday at 9 pm, and repeated on BBC2 on November 25 at 10pm.     Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast.Tuesday, November 13, 2018A FAMILY at the centre of what was described by a senior British judge as the “worst miscarriage of justice” he had ever seen have spoken about the ‘lasting […]

Hope and determination as Ballymurphy Inquest opens

Posted By: November 13, 2018

     Irish Republican News. Belfast. Monday, November 12, 2018  After almost 50 years, an inquest has opened into the deaths of eleven civilians killed by British soldiers in Ballymurphy in west Belfast. The inquest is expected to last up to six months. Scores of relatives walked together behind their campaign banner to the Laganside Court Complex to the applause of […]

Mixed emotions as “Ballymurphy Massacre” inquest gets underway

Posted By: November 12, 2018

Irish News. Belfast. Monday, November 12, 2018The families of ten people who were killed in gunfire during three days of shootings in west Belfast in 1971 have gathered outside court ahead of fresh inquests.Family members of those killed in the ‘Ballymurphy Massacre’ held pictures of the victims outside Laganside Court in Belfast.Political representatives from Sinn Féin and the […]

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