Calls to Drop ‘Amnesty’ Clause in NI Legacy Bill

Malcolm Hudson
By Malcolm Hudson
February 1, 2023NTD UK Newsshare

The Northern Ireland troubles or legacy bill is nearly through parliament, but it faces strong opposition. Jamie Bryson, the Northern Ireland director of policy for the Centre for the Union think-tank, told NTD that the purpose of the bill is partly to stop prosecutions against members of the British army for killing terrorists by offering conditional amnesty. But that same amnesty would give terrorists an escape from justice.

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