Concerns on News Re: Police Ombudsman Receipt of PSNI files
PFC | 13 April 2017
The PFC is concerned at news that the PSNI are temporarily "suspending" their release of "sensitive" intelligence information to the NI Police Ombudsman, fearing it could jeapordise current investigations
PFC submission to Committee of Ministers re McKerr & ors v UK
21 Sept 2017 | 21 September 2017
Below is the PFC's recent submission to the Committee of Ministers concerning the McKerr group of cases. We have also attached the statement by the Irish Government to the CoM and their response issued today. Copies of other useful documents can be found on the Council of Europe website and the deci...
The nonsense of not knowing – the twists and turns of the on-the-runs
Brian Rowan | 05 April 2014
Every word that former PSNI chief constable Sir Hugh Orde speaks next Wednesday will be analysed and scrutinised. It will be his turn to give evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee – just days after retired Detective Chief Supt Norman Baxter alleged Downing Street interference to try to...
SINN FEIN'S Martin McGuinness has said that the report by the Police Ombudsman into the investigation of the murder of Sean Brown by loyalists was a 'damning indictment' of the policy of collusion and cover up.
It’s September 1975. Opposition leader Margaret Thatcher and her Conservative spokesman on the North, Airey Neave, meet with Labour Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, and Northern Secretary, Merlyn Rees. Two weeks earlier, two loyalist ambushes at fake security force checkpoints had resulted in five murders.