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New Lodge Six families seek new inquests

THE families of six men killed by British soldiers over two days in the New Lodge in 1973 have applied for a fresh inquest into their deaths. Backed by Relatives for Justice, the families of James McCann, James Sloan, Tony Campbell, Brendan Maguire, John Loughran and Ambrose Hardy are to petition Attorney General John Larkin […]

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British Army: ‘Your uncle was a loyalist? Get out of Sandhurst’

DRACONIAN anti-terror legislation that permits employment discrimination to not only ex-political prisoners but also their families saw a British army officer cadet kicked out of the military. The news was passed to the high-performing young woman on the day before she was due to pass out at Sandhurst. The problems faced by ex-paramilitaries and their […]

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Security alert after pipe bomb is handed in

A MAJOR security alert took place in Twinbrook after a member of the public handed in a pipe bomb to a community group’s offices.

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Family launches legal challenge against HET

The family of a sixteen-year-old boy shot dead by the British Army in Lenadoon in 1972 is mounting a legal challenge against the PSNI’s

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Victims hit out at plan for new City Hall statue

RELATIVES of people killed and injured by British soldiers and the RUC during the conflict are preparing to launch

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‘British Army shot my brother in the back and then lied’

THE brother of a Ballymurphy boy who was shot in the back by a British Army sniper 35 years ago has appealed for witnesses to come forward as the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) looks into his death

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