Charges being brought against one former soldier does not represent justice. Local Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó’Caoláin was speaking after prosecutors in the North yesterday announced ‘Soldier F’ a former British Army paratrooper would face charges over the events on Bloody Sunday.
He’ll be charged with the murder of James Wray and William McKinney, and the attempted murder of three others. The UK Ministry of Defence will pay legal costs. Families of those killed and people who were injured yesterday said that they were disappointed by the decision and vowed to continue their fight for justice.
But local Deputy Caoimhghín Ó’Caoláin told The Joe Finnegan Show today that there’s a long road ahead for those looking for justice: