McGurk's Bar Protest v Office of the Police Ombudsman

McGurk’s Bar Families Protest the Office of the Police Ombudsman

Families of those killed and injured in the McGurk’s Bar Massacre protested the Office of the Police Ombudsman (OPONI) on 18th August 2021. The McGurk’s Bar families protested to highlight Police Ombudsman Marie Anderson’s: Failure to complete a timely and effective investigation of the families’ complaint against currently serving police officers of the Police Service […]

General Sir Frank Kitson Implicated in McGurk's Bar Cover-Up

MoD Withholding Evidence of British Army Witness

Press Release: The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) is withholding evidence of a British Army witness on the night of the McGurk’s Bar Massacre. The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been forced to admit that it does indeed know the name and rank of a British soldier involved in a covert British military “ambush” […]

Legal Proceedings against the Office of the Police Ombudsman

Pree Release: McGurk’s Bar families begin legal proceedings against the Office of the Police Ombudsman. Families of those killed and injured in the McGurk’s Bar Massacre have been forced to initiate legal proceedings against the Office of the Police Ombudsman for its: (1) Failure to complete a 2015 complaint regarding serious allegations against present policing […]

General Sir Frank Kitson and the McGurk's Bar Massacre

McGurk’s Bar: Request for Immediate Investigation by British Cabinet Secretary

Families of the McGurk’s Bar victims have raised a complaint and requested an immediate investigation by British Cabinet Secretary, Simon Case. The families have uncovered a high-level, coordinated and sustained Security Force and Civil Service plot to deceive the two Parliaments of Britain and Northern Ireland about the true circumstances of the McGurk’s Bar Massacre […]

General Sir Frank Kitson and the McGurk's Bar Massacre

Post-Script: Massacre Families Launch Report with New Evidence

The campaigning McGurk’s Bar families are launching a report on Thursday (8th October 2020) called The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Post-Script. Post-Script features new evidence discovered by family researcher Ciaran MacAirt – new evidence either missed or buried by historical investigations of the Office of the Police Ombudsman and Police Service Northern Ireland. What: NEW Report: […]

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris, Glenanne and McGurk’s

There has been renewed – or belated – interest in the appointment of Garda Commissioner Drew Harris following the RTÉ airing of Unquiet Graves. Unquiet Graves tells the story of the Glenanne Gang and investigates the role of the British state and its Armed Forces in the killing of 120 Irish Catholic civilians during the […]

General Sir Frank Kitson and the McGurk's Bar Massacre

‘Missing” British Ministry of Defence File Surrenders its Dirty Secret

Press Release: A ‘missing’ British Army log sheet has surrendered its dirty secret nearly half a century later. The imprint of a British military log covering the aftermath of the McGurk’s Bar Massacre, which the British of Ministry of Defence says is missing, has surrendered its dirty secret more than 48 years later – the […]

General Sir Frank Kitson Implicated in McGurk's Bar Cover-Up

Covert British Army Operation Discovered in Vicinity of McGurk’s Bar

Press Release: A grandson of two of the McGurk’s Bar victims has discovered a previously undisclosed covert British Army operation in the vicinity of McGurk’s Bar on the night of the atrocity. Author, Ciarán MacAirt, discovered a covert British Army “ambush OP” [ambush observation post] in York Street which intersected the target area and escape […]

General Sir Frank Kitson Implicated in McGurk's Bar Cover-Up

McGurk’s Bar: Judicial Review Against Chief Constable George Hamilton

McGurk’s Bar families launch a Judicial Review against Chief Constable George Hamilton. The McGurk’s Bar families have begun Judicial Review proceedings against Chief Constable George Hamilton for his failure to order an independent investigation into the atrocity including the questioning of General Sir Frank Kitson, former Commander-in-Chief UK Land Forces. Kitson was Brigadier in charge […]

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Where Was the British Army’s Death Squad on the Night of the McGurk’s Bar Massacre?

Secret files prove that Britain’s death squad, the Military Reaction Force (MRF), was operating in the streets around McGurk’s Bar. Newly discovered archives prove that the British Army’s shadowy Military Reaction Force (MRF) was deployed in North Belfast at the time of the McGurk’s Bar bombing. The families have long since questioned where the MRF […]

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