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i have a. hard . to. find.
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your eyes and. i've. done the died. not. the area was cordoned off and at 1st light this morning british army technical experts went in to examine the bodies in case they had been booby trapped. what do you think might be responsible when you ask anybody around here and they'll tell you. this says with what we describe as they murder triangle or to gun to the doctor. where there have been more. sectarian assassinations are ahead of the
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population than anywhere else in northern or. the awful thing is that not a single one has been sort of meet amenable to justice for the. assassinations of birders really a movie if you do they are at m i 5 and i 6 politicians on mordecai. the borderland of south armagh an area of ireland steeped in celtic mythology where the ghosts of colon we may have seen mccoll and kolya bara haunt the counties many burial cairns and crips. its rugged slopes green themes and sweeping plains reach out to the fuse that cradle the resting places of 18th century ports such as arc mccurry parekh much along the and seamus more much more
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of. a land where ancient quarrels have been settled that yet find time to reignite . there's an ironic tragedy between the beauty of this land and the dark secrets at home it's. a follow up my mother in the late sixty's and they got married and set up home and alfonso. at the time my father was working in the rolls royce factory in belfast. until some of us were colleagues find out he was a catholic and he had to leave. he then worked as a postman in the area for a while at this stage we were living in the some the last area of alfonse. there are a small number of catholic families living in the area at the same man and we've been warned on a number of years was it was time to do is hurt. i suppose the final straw for us
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was. almost after one of our near neighbors. obviously said of stage it was time to move. on the decision was taken to move on at that stage. mommy wanted to move. but my father left the countryside so. we ended up there. i suppose my last recollections of my father are and leaving to go to the hospital to visit my sister ocean and she was only 2 days old at the time. not really the last that i can remember of c.n.n. going out to the front door to us at them in the hospital. particular even on my i was with my father on the intention was to stop it on the spot on the way home and have a sound operators drink with his workmates. they
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don't need just to write about the same time as that on. the front of the bar. domain killing him almost immediately michael don't leave the bar owner storm into the bar none had banged the door. he was followed into the bar boy by that all men who spread the inside of the building with bullets. hitting my father on the on the number of other individuals and seriously injuring them then threw in a bomb. hit my child on me in the back of the head and killed and almost instantly. the bomb exploded. my father was probably already dead because he'd been shot and before. i came to walk and islands in. 981 and i found myself increasingly drawn to cases
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of miscarriage of justice when nobody else was taking a particular interest and also in the potential for the state to take life illegally and as a journalist you're always looking for stories that nobody else is investigating it was an ordinary sunday morning and i was reading the paper and a name sprang out of the page at me bracknell somebody called bracknell had been killed in south sometime previously and i thought breck no that's not a south. so i managed to contact the family and went down to meet them and i would assist with scene. will have been killed to explain to his widow who was sitting in the room with me exactly what had happened and it was a shocking shocking experience it was the fast time that an bracknell has heard how husband had been. i think the shock of what we find. to the family really how little we know about my father's killing and he was actually responsible for.
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i phone my news desk expecting them to leap on the story and say give us everything you've got but the irrational was quite different it was oh no not enough a catholic sob story. i was just so so disappointed and hurt that his reaction to what i've discovered. pushed for the story to be written under the end it was. in around this time from issue started to emerge about what would be enormous loyalist attacks in the area. i suppose i didn't know much more about water album other than the other group called a ride on come on don't claim responsibility for the attack. so at this time i'd be him to ask questions of myself about what i did or didn't know but what i've actually help and i started to ask questions of local people about what they remember. what they knew about the night and but we didn't know it really know
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where to go to try and find out more about skeered someone mentioned to me the center in derry help families and summer situations to ourselves. i think it was 999. commanded the office very softly spoken very friendly and he was wearing a suit and we thought it was a photocopy or a or a printer and instead he began to tell us about the attack on the part one of his dad and what happened on the back row and he was aware that there was not david available where we made a number of very serious allegations by collusion behavior and a number of attacks on the area. so we agreed we would look at it in detail and look at all the different attacks that happened in the area at the time it was all very new deal so. up to the point we've been active in the number of cases we've been knocked her own plautus on the. bloody sunday just as campaign was was based on the office and we agreed to call together a meeting of witnesses and the g.
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and silverbridge and what to says came forward a lot of witnesses came forward. and i suppose the significance of the meeting was that you had families with evidence and information but you also had witnesses the events on the significance of this being that there were so many connections so many permutations so many leads to follow and obviously these had never been followed by official bodies or for people in authority even little it's being hugely painful and traumatic and we've lived through this you know this is something we need to do we need to take this forward and you know what happened in my home in my local was killed in the incident is connected to what happened on the road is connected to hop and over just across the other country what happened to neil or part of that day was partial in the sense that if we were in the room we appointed to get either a witness to something the how to lead piece of evidence that connected to another one that connected to and we will really. was unfolding was the sense that there
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was this. security force people who were supposed to protect people supposed to bring people there just those who were actually conducting these killings and county in the most. normal situation they'd been they'd been asked to give statements that the police would have asked them for statements this hadn't happened. they came forward and we began to release that we were looking assault and much much bigger. as we began to research us under talk to people in the local area many of them told also there was actually an officer involved in the original list he was actually in charge although he was novice or very little rank that they believed was a person of integrity they believed he tried to get to the bottom of those couldn't . he talked to the families a number of times over the years and they the families told us that he will be an absolutely fatal person for us to talk to.
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belfast families of those killed in an attack and of silverbridge 24 years ago have appealed for a fresh inquiry into the say. so we arranged a press conference. and appealed for him to come forward we thought of them lightly but in fact he did and he made contact with us shortly afterwards through a journalist. it was quite an extraordinary making a many ways we were accompanied by a number of family members and this police officer who still serving made a number of statements. that made. what we were looking up was actually a much wider range of attacks the was the. thing to come out of the meeting which was the term he used permutations of the same guy were also responsible for the other attacks and so. concerning the murder sean farm on call mccartney in august
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1985 who are returning from the final of a football match on the also that. may in 1904.
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and a very warm welcome to you you're watching us and. join me every thursday on the alex simon show and i'll be speaking to guests of the world of politics sports
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i'm showbusiness i'll see you then. martyr means being in some ways similar. to. the traditional jewish. center of the woods. is a bug be. a key piece in the flexible physically. and so on. the 1st modern day of specialization. well it finally happened donald trump has been impeached by the house of representatives in complete opposition to what the founders had in beijing and the articles voted on were along party lines it is highly unlikely the senate will vote to remove the president from office so what is the point of this entire exercise.
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in a series of coordinated attacks during rush hour traffic 3 no warning bombs exploded causing mayhem across the city center. 11 people were killed in parnell street 14 including an unborn child in tall but street and 2 women in southland street in almost simultaneous attacks. 90 minutes later 7 people were killed when the gang planted another bomb in the center of. the glen a gang had affected their deadliest attack yet. i got involved in 1993 i mesh with some of the families and i was helping them very much on an ad hoc basis to begin with it wasn't until 1996 that we began to
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get things more organized and we got a legal team grego name and solicitor and karma got to look on barrister we gave the organization then the name justice for the for that was in january of 96. we went on then to try to get the irish government to provide a public inquiry into the dublin mama and bombings all doors were closed to us on terror 999 which was the 25th anniversary of the bombings and the family mash by the then tasia airing for the 1st time. on the jury. was moved. to. those who were present at the tourists who were told. i was in the 1st instance the 1st we go
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we went into the freeways and we would say on this important there is. a bit of the government on the 42nd anniversary. 6 when i was walking and. the westfield motor company. on the character meant for the little boy pencil and all of the slogan of it no
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money to bring. and that's i remember was the priest. to me you have solution. and down with. those going around to the hospital and had another explosion. and then i woke up and there was. i just i woke up in the. i was pronounced dead in the royal. well you know where i was actually. moaning i want the ladies i got to know what an author of from the hospital cheetham over she ran out she got the power of the doctor so they can manage broths casuistry. right up to when there's ready and i was in. those 3 months news has carried on in a coma. it took an awful long time
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to an explosion. on. and i remember. and as a child. when the doorbell would ring or something like that i'd always go into the front room and look out the window to see who was there expecting that she had just . been hit on the head and she remembered something i was. so much went on for months and months and months to happen if i would see somebody else kind of had a hairstyle like our looks like her from the back to help us tell from his heart. you know very very difficult not having closure.
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though at that time to plan for new consent and justice for the gotten we're beginning to investigate the activities of the glen i'm going already to very ordinary catholic priests living in the area have done a fair amount of investigation themselves they do even started rushing to the newspapers and trying to get the 2 governments involved because they realize that there must be a cohesive gang working in the so called murder trial carrying out these murders that had to be there were too many of them they did everything they could to highlight it after one series of 17 mud as they should a statement saying that they are you see had a 100 percent failure rate in convicting anyone for these murders they went to dublin they went to belfast they wrote letters to the papers yet it seems that the police would just not interested.
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and that is why you have no go areas but there you go another brother that was for . it was a friend of mine and he visited presence of course and then he was for any interest in what was going on and around and john and we saw that there were a lot of murders in what we called a triangle going down an area right into the my and over before he died and we were getting the list of all the stats and then i decided that we should list them publish them and publish the 1st. on that subject and the triangle of death and it was a name that was taken up by the media because ever afterwards they talked about the murder triangle so we left the time and the little information we had from relatives at the time. and published the pop which. had went very quickly a show we published a 2nd one in the british in straight me published a 3rd for
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a copy of more editions snow that became a saturday central document and. we noticed that. so many of these murders were happening and it seemed to us that the roads were open for these murders to come in and kill people and get over on and get away again. it was an architect or shark after 10 and i got up and went and how much are dads and 10 men were standing on now small. thing and i told him yeah
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so her attorney backed him left the room. the door. went and said another shopper. oh no wait they can set them on the table when i heard them say. want to know you better me here i'm not going. to the tone of his voice. and to manhattan through the front door. that has. no wall around. and with a automatic. just lay there for
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a moment there's. no crawl or trying. to. out a cold for. one of the children. and she came. home to. her father's head. on across the road. and he came. from a way to create. an. air through. must
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have been about him. for wakes the police came to the door. say had they had to. come i dared to ask or could attack somebody with amanda said no you're better on your own. i did get. change i was pregnant back of the car now who wants. to financed all interest range not a sinner and that i know. and. there they told me. after going to this room it was telling them a and. could. see that they were nice and they.
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had been in. the door and it was on the mound inside the door but he stayed there on the other place mom so decided not to walk up this room langham am. dead record nacer face i just couldn't. i didn't even go to the end of their learning. not come back pick. a horse i thought. out of me it to keep on the response made. me to to recognize that the message. but i was in the state suv they let me through the door into the hallway to compose
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from a sound. but . i know what. i meant. but i told them yes.
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during the great depression which old mr remember there was most of the family were unemployed. and it wasn't it was bed you know much worse objective listen today but there was an expectation of the things were going to get better. there was a real sense of hopefulness there isn't today today's america where shape by the turn principles of concentration of wealth and power. reduced democracy attack solo doubt engineer elections manufacture consent another prince holds according to no i'm chums just one set of rules for the rich opposite. that's what happens when you put her into the hands of a narrow sector of wilf which will is dedicated to increasing power for chills just as you'd expect one of the most influential intellectuals of our time speaks about
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the modern civilization of america. what politicians do something to. put themselves on the line they did accept the reject. so when you want to be president i'm sure. some wanted us. to go on to be for us this is like the 43 in the morning can't be good. i'm interested always in the water as in the how. this should. margin love it this country is phantasmagorical the people are extraordinary the government and the central bank maybe not so much because of the central bank but let's get into this a little bit more detail. one
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person has been killed in a shooting incident near the federal security service building in central moscow witnesses describe what they saw. 5 to 10 minutes past 6 the gunfight began and it was not just a few shots that came in bursts we saw officers taking cover behind the cars or the newly released footage reportedly shows the shooter in the moments of the attack police say that he acted alone to shoot this identity is still not being. earlier in the day the russian president.


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