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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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Family’s fight for justice moves on

The family of a North Belfast man murdered by the British Army more than 40 years ago said they hope the truth will finally be exposed after the Attorney-General agreed to reopen the inquest into his death. After more than four decades fighting to clear his name the family of Ardoyne man Barney Watts received notice recently the Attorney General will reopen the inquest into his murder and re-examine the circumstances surrounding his death.

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