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PFC’s submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture

PFC’s submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture to the follow up of the 66th Session of the 6th Periodic Review of the UK of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in compliance with the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT/C/GBR/CO/6)...

PFC's latest submission to the Committee of Ministers

The Pat Finucane Centre (PFC, Derry/Armagh/Belfast, Northern Ireland) in conjunction with Justice for the Forgotten (JFF, Dublin) wishes to make the following Rule 9 submission to the Committee of Ministers on its supervision of the following cases relating to security force actions in Northern...

‘Good Samaritan Bombing’ family win Court of Appeal judgment against Attorney General for Northern Ireland

Earlier today, 4th May 2020, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the appeal of Rosaleen Dalton, against the judgment of the High Court in 2017. Rosaleen's sister Dorothy had applied to the Attorney General for a fresh inquest into the death of their father, Eugene Dalton, from the horrific...

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

PFC's latest newsletter

Explaining Collusion and Providing Hard Evidence

Mark Curtis's work in writing about British imperialism and London's true foreign policy strategies is world-renowned. The PFC warmly recommends his books and we were honoured to be asked to write about British policy in Ireland for his new website, "Declassified".

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...