Chief Constable Matt Baggott oversaw the irrational HET report

Alex McLaughlin: the Death of an Activist

To sin by silence, when we should protest, Makes cowards out of men. Protest, Ella Wheeler Wilcox The McGurk’s Bar campaign has lost one of its leading lights. Alex McLaughlin, son of Thomas, has died and we are poorer for it.   His loss is unfathomable for family members but may they take comfort that […]

Jane Winter, British Irish Rights Watch

Re-Branding British-Irish Rights Watch

The retirement of Jane Winter from British Irish Rights Watch at the end of 2012 was a great loss to many campaigning families in Ireland, Great Britain and beyond.   Jane and the independent organisation she helped found was a bulwark against State intransigence and lies. I personally shall miss her sober and clinical advice […]

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