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Incompetence or Collusion: PSNI Failure To Quash Irrational Report

The Chief Constable’s failure to quash a PSNI-HET report into the atrocity which the High Court ruled was “irrational” is another insult to our families. I post this hours before a Judicial Review case against the Chief Constable and Police Service Northern Ireland that has lasted seven years – the families demanded that PSNI quashed …

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Gerard Keenan at the McGurk's Bar mural

Massacre Orphan to Chief Constable: Quash “Irrational” Report

Massacre Orphan Calls On Chief Constable To Quash “Irrational” HET Report Before Court A man whose parents were murdered in the McGurk’s Bar Massacre when he was a child has called on Chief Constable Simon Byrne to quash a failed and “irrational” report into the atrocity before a final court appearance on 16th June 2022. …

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The Guardian of the McGurk's Bar Massacre Lies

The Guardian of McGurk’s Bar Massacre Lies

On the 50th anniversary of the publication of heinous lies about our loved ones in The Guardian, a grandson of the McGurk’s Bar owner writes to the newspaper. The Guardian newspaper in Britain is one of those lofty newspapers of record but on Christmas Eve half a century ago it published egregious lies about the …

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McGurk's Bar Chief Constables Simon Byrne Graham Shillington

Chief Constable: Prove Police Lies Or Admit Fabrication

50 years ago today, the police Chief Constable and Head of Special Branch lied directly to the government about the McGurk’s Bar Massacre. On 16th December 1971, Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) Chief Constable Graham Shillington and Assistant Chief Constable David Johnston, the Head of RUC Special Branch, attended a Joint Security Committee Meeting at Stormont, …

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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 …

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General Sir Frank Kitson and the McGurk's Bar Massacre

McGurk’s Bar Families Challenge Chief Constable to Prove IRA Lies

The families of the 15 victims killed in the McGurk’s Bar Massacre have challenged Chief Constable Simon Byrne to prove police lies in an RUC Special Branch briefing to Stormont officials. Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) Chief Constable Graham Shillington and Assistant Chief Constable David Johnston, the Head of RUC Special Branch briefed the Northern Ireland …

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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 …

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McGurk's Bar Campaign for Truth

McGurk’s Bar: British Army Buried Witness Testimony of Suspect Car

Secret British Army archives have revealed new witness testimony of the suspect car used in the McGurk’s Bar bombing. This is the first time that the victims’ families have been told that a witness gave critical evidence of the suspect car to a British Army officer at the scene of the attack the following morning. …

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McGurk's Bar Massacre and General Sir Frank Kitson

How the British Army and Police Lied to British Government About McGurk’s Bar

Newly uncovered British Ministry of Defence files prove how the British Army and the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) lied to British government ministers and Number 10 about the McGurk’s Bar bombing days after the massacre. 15 civilians were killed including 2 children in the McGurk’s Bar attack on 4th December 1971 – at the time, …

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McGurk's Bar Massacre and General Sir Frank Kitson

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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