Father of IRA victim in legal challenge to Stakeknife case

Posted By: December 13, 2017

   Perjury claim: Freddie Scappaticci, below, could face perjury charges brought  By Frank Mulhern, above. Freddie Scappaticci The father of an IRA murder victim is mounting a legal bid to have perjury charges brought against a west Belfast man for denying he was the top British agent Stakeknife. Frank Mulhern wants to judicially review the […]

Legal challenge launched over alleged lack of policy on Border poll

Posted By: December 12, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   Raymond Mc Cord—the intrepid victims’ campaigner from the Unionist/Protestant community in Belfast— made significant progress in the Dublin High Court regarding the Border poll, as the attached Irish Times article explains. Mr. McCord ’s son Raymond was murdered in 1997. The Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman, in a groundbreaking Report, found there was collusion between the British security […]

Lawyer hopes “uprising” will force implementation of GFA

Posted By: December 12, 2017

Signatory: Human rights lawyer Niall Murphy was among more than 40 legal professionals to sign the open letter.   Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, December 12, 2017     A leading lawyer, who was among the signatories of a public appeal by more than 200 nationalists to Leo Varadkar, has said he hopes the […]

Tributes paid to Brigadier General James Cullen

Posted By: December 12, 2017

  The Irish Echo OLDEST IRISH AMERICAN NEWSPAPER IN USA, EST. 1928   NEWS & VIEWS  /  December 11, 2017  /  By Ray O’Hanlon   Jim Cullen     Jim Cullen’s passing has prompted tributes on both sides of the Atlantic. Photo by Simon Carswell, Irish Time   Tributes on both sides of the Atlantic are being paid today to […]

Prominent Nationalists ask Taoiseach to protect northern citizens’ rights

Posted By: December 11, 2017

“This Attachment contains information on a very significant letter that 200 prominent Nationalists/Republicans/ “Catholics” sent to Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar regarding their concerns about Brexit.The 200 signers—none of whom are elected party officials— are from a complete cross-section of the Catholic community. Full disclosure, however, lest I be accused of nepotism: one of the signers is one of my brothers—attorney Frank […]

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