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 […]

The McGurk's Bar Massacre

MI5 in the Frame for McGurk’s Disinformation

This latest archive find by the families, detailed below, is a HQNI INTSUM (Intelligence Summary) that records a second piece of British black propaganda and its attempts to brand the innocent victims terrorists. Spectacularly, in what must be a massive goof by the British Ministry of Defence, the families have been able to trace the […]

The McGurk's Bar Massacre

MI5 Black Propaganda

This latest archive find (click here to read) is from a British army Headquarters Northern Ireland Intelligence Summary (HQNI INTSUM), dated 9th December 1971, 5 days after the McGurk’s Bar Massacre. It represents British black propaganda in stark terms as they seek to criminalize innocent civilians to fit twisted military strategy. HQNI INTSUMS were written […]

The McGurk's Bar Massacre

Secret Documents Shed Light on Shadowy Force

Following from a lead story in the Irish News (Allison Morris, 3.3.10):   Army knew about two of the Disappeared 38 years ago The documents unearthed by Justice for the Forgotten and the Pat Finucane Centre and offered to the McGurk’s campaigners have proved invaluable to our research of the MRF (Irish News 3.3.10). Their […]

The McGurk's Bar Massacre

Colonel claimed Irish News was IRA mouthpiece

Allison Morris, Irish News, 29th October 2009   A briefing document written almost four decades ago by the British army’s then head of information, Colonel Maurice Tugwell, accused The Irish News of being an “organ for printing IRA propaganda”. The document – dated November 9 1971 – was uncovered by the campaigning families of the […]

The McGurk's Bar Massacre

GB Army knew bar blast not IRA fault

Front page exclusive by Allison Morris, Irish News 29th July 2009   THE British army knew within hours of the McGurk’s Bar massacre that the bomb had been placed outside the bar and that the innocent victims were not responsible for an alleged IRA ‘own goal’, a newly uncovered document proves. The document, dated the […]

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