The Cory Report

Finucane family still in the dark after meeting PM Blair

The family of Pat Finucane left today's meeting with British Prime Minister Tony Blair with as many questions as answers according to Michael Finucane, son of the murdered Belfast solicitor.

Finucane family to discuss murder inquiry concerns with British Prime Minister

Geraldine Finucane and her family will travel to Downing Street for tomorrow's meeting with Prime Minister Tony Blair. Joining her family on this significant meeting will be the family's legal adviser Peter Madden and Jane Winter, Director of London based human rights group British Irish Rights...

Statement issued by Secretary of State Paul Murphy MP on the establishment of an Inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane

As I said when publishing Justice Cory’s reports, the Government is determined that where there are allegations of collusion the truth should emerge. The Government has consistently made clear that in the case of the murder of Patrick Finucane, as well as in the other cases investigated by Justice...

Statement from the Finucane family in response to today's statement by Paul Murphy

At last the Government have conceded that the truth should emerge about the circumstances surrounding Pat's murder.

Statement from the Law Society of England and Wales

Public inquiry into murder of solicitor must finally uncover truth says Law Society The Law Society is pleased that the British Government has finally agreed to set-up an independent inquiry into the death of solicitor Patrick Finucane. However, the Society is gravely concerned that the inquiry will...

Amnesty International Press Release

UK: An inquiry into Finucane - but what kind? Today, the UK authorities have finally announced that an inquiry into the 1989 killing of Patrick Finucane in Northern Ireland will be established. However, instead of announcing a public judicial inquiry under the Tribunal of Inquiry (Evidence) Act 1921...

Response of the PFC to the Cory Report

The Pat Finucane Centre condemns the failure of the British Government to establish an independent inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane. The Cory Collusion Inquiry Report makes clear that the need for such an inquiry in Pat Finucane’s case. The British and Irish governments guaranteed at the...

CAJ summary of Cory reports

PAT FINUCANE “They (FRU) were aware that Nelson was a central player within the UDA, and that he had considerable influence in directing targeting operations. They were also aware that Nelson often played a direct and active role in reconnaissance missions. The provision of information to Nelson in...

Response of the Finucane family to the Cory Report

This is a very disappointing but expected statement. The British Government continue to cover up the truth about the death of my husband with their delaying tactics. We did not ask for the Stevens investigation. We did not ask for Justice Cory to prepare a report and we certainly have never asked...

British Government Response to the Cory Reports

At Weston Park in the Summer of 2001, the British and Irish Governments announced their intention to appoint a judge of international standing to look at six cases - the murder of Chief Superintendent Harry Breen and Superintendent Bob Buchanan, Pat Finucane, Lord Justice and Lady Gibson, Robert...