Pat Finucane

Crown V Brian Nelson Sentence of the Court

5 page sentencing document from the trial of FRU agent Brian Nelson. Given what is now known about Nelson and the extent to which FRU was involved in colluding with the UDA Justice Kelly's remarks on mitigation ring hollow indeed.

Court Docs-Crown V Nelson-Evidence of Gordon Kerr-Colonel 'J'

Transcript of the evidence of Nelson's FRU handler Gordon Kerr-ciphered in court as Colonel 'J'

Court Docs-Crown V Nelson Rearraignment & Crown Opening

Trial documents from the 'prosecution' of FRU UDA agent Brian Nelson

Pat Finucane: Security service wiped hard drives

Tribunal judges divided on MI5 secret approvals for serious crime

Statement on behalf of the Pat Finucane Centre, Reprieve and Privacy International and CAJ. Five judges of the UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal have given a divided ruling over a secret MI5 policy allowing security service agents to commit serious crimes on UK soil. The judges decided 3-2 that MI5...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/nov/05/mi5-policy-gives-agents-legal-immunity-to-commit-serious-crimes

Four NGOs including PFC challenge legal immunity for state agents at Investigatory Powers Tribunal-the 'Third Direction' case.

Pat Finucane Centre response to UK Supreme Court Judgement

“Today the highest court in Britain, the UK Supreme Court, found that none of the previous inquiries into the murder of Belfast solicitor, Pat Finucane, had satisfied the Art 2 procedural obligation of the state to carry out a proper and rigorous investigation. The Court stated that “All inquiries...

In the matter of an application by Geraldine Finucane for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland)

Background to the Supreme Court case along with links to the hearings.

MI5 sought immunity for agents' criminal acts, tribunal told

MI5 agents have been granted legal immunity to participate in murder, torture, sexual assaults and other criminality, a tribunal has heard. The secret policy may, for decades, have enabled the security service to conceal illegal activity, Ben Jaffey QC told the investigatory powers tribunal. Even...

Cameron's refusal to hold public inquiry into Pat Finucane murder 'morally and legally indefensible

The Prime Minister's refusal to hold a public inquiry in to the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane was morally and legally indefensible, a court has been told. A barrister representing Mr Finucane's wife Geraldine alleged David Cameron rejected an inquiry into claims of state collusion with...