Survivors now believe the authorities chose to blame the IRA for Belfast’s deadliest bombing during the Northern Ireland conflict to give cover to their key security policy, Anne Cadwallader reports.
Tag: The Troubles
The Spy Who Went on Safari
A British soldier who handled a notorious IRA informer also gave spy tips to east African wildlife rangers whose shoot-to-kill anti-poaching policy killed dozens of innocent Kenyans, Phil Miller reports.
Rewriting History in Northern Ireland
The Boris Johnson government, while censoring files, wants to commission an “official history” of the Troubles, Anne Cadwallader reports.
Impunity for Killings in Service of the State
Anne Cadwallader reports on the U.K. government’s proposals to end prosecutions for killings during the conflict in Northern Ireland.