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Amnesty proposals for those who carried out killings during the Troubles labelled "insulting"

May 7, 2021 16:05 By News Northern Sound
Amnesty proposals for those who carried out killings during the Troubles labelled "insulting" Amnesty proposals for those who carried out killings during the Troubles labelled "insulting"
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It follows reports the British government is considering amnesties for incidents that took place before the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.

A local victims rights campaigner says proposals to offer amnesty to those who carried out killings during the Troubles are "insulting".

The British government is reportedly considering amnesties for incidents that took place before the Good Friday Agreement was signed.

Margaret Urwin, a member of Justice for the Forgotten, added that the plans "shows the utter contempt" the British Government has for "the Irish Government and for all victims and survivors".

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Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney says the Irish government will oppose any unilateral action on legacy issues.

Margaret told Shannonside Northern Sound that anyone who committed a crime should face the law:

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