Lt. General Sir Harry Tuzo

The British Media, BBC and the McGurk's Bar Massacre

BBC Blackout on 50th Anniversary of the McGurk’s Bar Massacre?

Family campaigners on legacy cases in the north of Ireland learn not to be precious about BBC media coverage, especially when the British state is involved in the murders and subsequent cover-ups. On any other occasion, there are many reasons why a media outlet will not cover a story. In the fast-moving environment of the …

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McGurk's Bar Families Protest Policing Board

Policing Board Protest Before 50th Anniversary of the Atrocity

Families of the 15 civilians murdered in the McGurk’s Bar Massacre are protesting the Northern Ireland Policing Board on Thursday 2nd December, two days before the 50th anniversary of the atrocity. The families are protesting the Police Service Northern Ireland’s withholding of evidence relating to collusion between the Royal Ulster Constabulary and British Army in …

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Cabinet Office, London

Cabinet Office Complaint To Parliamentary Ombudsman

The McGurk’s Bar Massacre families have been forced to make a complaint to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman against the British Cabinet Office just days before the 50th anniversary of the atrocity. As far as the families are aware, this is the first complaint of its kind to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman …

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Lt. General Sir Harry Tuzo and Lord Carrington

GOC Tuzo’s Christmas Message and McGurk’s Bar

What did the head of the British Army in the north, Harry Tuzo, know about the McGurk’s Bar Massacre? Lieutenant General Sir Harry Tuzo was General Officer Commanding (GOC) the British Army at the time of the atrocity, having begun his distinguished military career before World War 2. This is what we know he knew …

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